Dear England, Build communities: the letter of Archbishop Stephen

Human beings are made for community, the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, told a Religion Media Centre online briefing. And God is also community — and love, a place where there is reciprocity of giving and believing. He found himself trying to explain this to a young woman who was queuing with him for a […]

Archbishop seriously concerned at increase in nuclear warheads

> The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, says belief in a nuclear deterrent is morally flawed The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has expressed serious concern at the news that the UK is to increase its stockpile of nuclear warheads, reversing previous policy. The announcement was made in a government review of foreign policy, saying the […]

Religion news 16 March

> Vatican says no to same-sex marriage; > Welby urges action after vigil; > Muslim helpline calls up 300% Vatican affirms it will not bless same-sex marriage The Vatican says that the Catholic Church will not bless same-sex unions as they cannot be considered legal and God “does not and cannot bless sin”. The document […]