Before social distancing.
Leonardo da Vinci, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie
Churches will remain closed over Easter, but theologians have argued over the centuries that faith itself, not ritual, is the heart and soul of Christianity.
Documents released by Church of England reinforce their teaching that ‘homosexuality is incompatible with scripture’.
By practising double standards, Conservative Christians are missing the point of the scriptures.
The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby (right) with the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu in February 2015.
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The church is itself divided on Brexit, but that doesn't mean it can't provide guidance for a polarised community.
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Two thirds of Anglicans supported leaving the EU but most evangelicals and charismatics voted Remain.
Children decide who can be a superhero.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
Women clergy in the Church of England.
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Women clergy are still fighting a battle for acceptance in the church.
The bishops could not be more culturally tone deaf.
50 years after Time magazine's famous 'Is God Dead?' cover, Church attendance numbers are tumbling. But that doesn't mean Christianity is on the way out.
Mixed response to May’s faith school plan.
Allowing new faith schools to religiously select 100% of their pupils is not only problematic in terms of social integration, it is simply unfair.
The number of people who identify with a religion is declining, but that doesn't mean it's on its way out.
St Thomas Becket looks down from Canterbury cathedral’s window.
Henry II wouldn't be amused – but rehoming relics is a way of making peace with the past.
The Venerable Bede.
The Venerable Bede translates John 1902; James Doyle Penrose (1862-1932); Wikimedia
The medieval English scholar was a devoted student of Computus – the calculation of the date of Easter.
Feminists played a major part in raising the profile of women in the church. Now they need to step up for same-sex marriage.
Sexuality is proving a destructive issue for the church.
To avoid coming a cropper like the Church of England, religious groups should follow these handy hints.
Welby is supporting a ‘forceful response’.
A motion passed at the Synod is in direct contravention of Christian values.
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The general synod meets in London with discussion on how to stop declining congreations high up the agenda.
Amid the din of cries about a 'ban' and the prayer 'causing offence' the Lord's prayer advert has got more media traction than it would had it been screened.
T'aint you, it’s me.
“Don’t go all Anglican on me!” quipped Archbishop John Sentamu, as he teased the congregation into a louder affirmation of Libby Lane’s consecration as the Church of England’s first woman bishop on Monday…
You can’t touch this?
As the first woman bishop prepares for her consecration on January 26, a row has erupted over another high-profile consecration scheduled for the following week. Libby Lane will become bishop of Stockport…