Category - clergy

  • 20 Feb 2013

    One hundred and thirty three clergy and members of religious orders in Sri Lanka have written to the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling for action.

  • 20 May 2011

    The World Student Christian Federation has released a new publication seeking to break the silence on sexual abuse of women by clergy within the church.

  • 30 Nov 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has attended a confidential meeting of the Clergy Consultation - an ongoing support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and intersex clergy and their partners.

  • 17 Oct 2007

    What we need in the Church is not less ambition, but more, argues Giles Fraser. We are charged with the most ambitious calling of them all: to be agents of God’s all-transforming love to the world.

  • 7 Oct 2007

    Clergy who usually wear dog collars in public are being advised by a safety group to take them off when they are on their own, to reduce the risk of being attacked. But others believe security consciousness should not undermine the character of Christian service.

  • 4 Apr 2007

    The Bishop of Ripon and Leeds will call clergy tomorrow to renew their commitment to 'insecurity and risk', and tell them that risk-taking is part of their job.

  • 17 Jan 2005

    The Chairman of the clergy and churchworkers branch of the Amicus union, has said that the Government has acted "like Pontius Pilate" by failing to give rights and protections enjoyed by other workers, to members of the clergy, reports the Daily Telegraph.

  • 24 Mar 2004

    As US and European companies outsource hi-tech work to India to benefit from low-cost and abundant skilled labour, the clergy is doing likewise seeking to compensate for the acute shortage of priests in the West reports Sky News.