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  • March 19, 2007

    The former Archbishop of Canterbury believes the Church of England should be disestablished if the government opts for a fully-elected second chamber, claims a leading religion writer.

  • March 17, 2007

    Simon Barrow charts the struggle for an elected second chamber, the anomaly of Lords Spiritual, and a lurking theological question

  • March 15, 2007

    Keith Clements argues that the Free Churches need to work rigorously for a genuinely ecumenical movement – not one dominated by established Anglican and Catholic interests

  • March 15, 2007

    Freelance theologian Theo Hobson has made a passionate call for disestablishment. He should get rid of that moustache, though.

  • March 12, 2007

    Wedding fairs, guides and web advisers are the latest ways of trying to get more people to marry in church

  • February 14, 2007

    Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, who experienced first-hand the military dictatorship of Idi Amin, has called upon religious and political leaders – not least current Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni – to end to the “suffering and misery” of those impacted by the bloody conflict in Northern Uganda.

  • February 14, 2007

    A warm East African welcome met Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams when he arrived in Tanzania yesterday (13 February 2007) for a crucial Anglican Primates' meeting ‚Ä' but a gay Christian leader from Nigeria had a different experience, being interrogated for several hours before being given a visa.

  • February 6, 2007

    The Church of England's General Synod is to be debate the Government's proposals to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system, as well as the crisis in Britain's prisons, it was announced yesterday.

  • February 1, 2007

    The automatic presence of 26 Church of England bishops in the unelected second chamber of parliament has been raised again, in light of the UK government's deliberations about House of Lords reform.

  • February 1, 2007

    The Church of England's governing body, its General Synod of lay people, clergy and bishops, will be asked to support a resolution recognising both sides in the current global debate on human sexuality when it meets later this month.