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27 July 2022

Bishops consider setting up a committee to consider redemptive action and reparation for slavery, to shape Church Commissioners' response

27 July 2022

How Holy Trinity Brompton's Kensington set turned the church into a multi million pound brand
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9 May 2022

To be seen in a wheelchair at the heart of the nation again, would not be a moment for pity but a moment for empathy and respect. It works for the Pope. It can work for the Queen.

10 February 2021

Analysis by Andrew Brown The last week has seen hostile articles about the Church of England’s problems in The Spectator, The Sunday Times, The Times, and The Daily Telegraph (the Mail, characteristically, got its retaliation in early, on Boxing Day). All have concentrated on the church’s financial difficulties and almost all of them have driven the line that these are...

11 November 2020

The story of Theodore McCarrick, former cardinal and sex abuser, is at the centre of a struggle between supporters and opponents of Pope Francis and Donald Trump, which is unlikely to be resolved by the inquiry.

4 November 2020

Andrew Brown asks how France can address the recent savage Jihadi violence, and hears experts suggest that the secular state makes a free discussion of the problems of religious extremism impossible for policy makers.

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