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Boy’s Removal from Church Service Spurs Debate in UK on Welcoming Those with Autism
Monday, June 24, 2019
King’s College Chapel at Cambridge University has one of the most famous choirs in Britain, known around the world for its Christmas Eve service, which the BBC has been broadcasting for the past 70...
New Lambeth Palace Library Key to Preserving Anglican History
Friday, July 6, 2018
Work has begun on a new library to house the biggest collection of religious works in the world, outside the Vatican.
One Year Later, Britain Remembers 72 Killed in Fire and Faith Groups’ Response
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The Rev. Alan Everett vividly remembers the early morning hours of June 14, 2017. Flames were engulfing the 24-story apartment building near his church, St. Clement’s in Notting Dale, and he did...
Buffer Zone around London Abortion Clinic is a First for Britain
Monday, April 16, 2018
A municipal council in a West London suburb voted this week to allow a buffer zone around an abortion clinic — the first such zone of its kind in Britain, where abortion has been legal for 50...
Archbishop of Canterbury: Church Has Failed to Protect Children from Abuse
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told a national commission investigating child sex abuse that his church has not done enough to root out the problem.
Pope Francis First Pope to Commission Investigation into Human Trafficking
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Thanks to a note scribbled in Spanish from Pope Francis, Margaret Archer is also an activist, sheltering victims of human trafficking in her English home with the help of her parish.
Prince Harry Will Marry a Divorced American — and the Church is Fine with it
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
A British royal marrying an American divorcee in 1936 threw the British monarchy and the Church of England into crisis, but that didn’t happen when Prince Harry decided to marry Meghan Markle.
Britons Reject Creationism but Some Find Evolutionary Theory Lacking, Too
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The Bible says God created the world in six days and on the seventh day he rested. But less than 10 percent of people in the U.K., including those with religious beliefs, now accept the biblical...
Charlie Gard Dies after Sparking a Global Debate on the Ethics of Life and Death
Monday, July 31, 2017
Charlie Gard didn’t make it to his first birthday. The baby died on Friday (July 28) after his parents gave up a protracted legal battle with a London hospital over whether he could be successfully...
As Anglicans Look for Blame in Sex Abuse Scandal, George Carey Quits Honorary Role
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In a dramatic coda to a dark chapter in the Church of England, former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord George Carey stepped down from an honorary role after a report on child sex abuse accused the...
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