church of england

  • June 18, 2007

    Britain's schools, including those run by faith groups, talk of inclusion. But Jonathan Bartley's son Samuel has found that the church and education authorities are reluctant to put their money where their mouth is.

  • June 14, 2007

    What is really at stake in the row between Sony and Manchester Cathedral over a violent video game? Simon Barrow looks at it in terms of Christendom, 'redemptive violence', image as commodity and the onset of the hyperreal.

  • June 14, 2007

    The spat between Sony and Manchester Cathedral over the siting of part of its violent video game Resistance: The Fall of Man raises issues which go far beyond legal rights and moral posturing.

  • June 13, 2007

    The Church of England faces an "uphill battle" if it pursues legal action against Sony over images of Manchester Cathedral in a wargame, says a lawyer. The Church is being called on to promote peacemaking instead.

  • June 5, 2007

    Readers of The Independent newspaper were yesterday surprised to see a paid-for advert by God urging US President Bush to stop wrecking the planet. So far no-one has claimed responsibility for the divine intervention.

  • June 5, 2007

    Speaking ahead of the G8 Summit to be held in Germany on 6 June 2007, the heads of Britain's major Free churches have appealed to the UK government and world leaders to make global poverty their top priority.

  • June 4, 2007

    The Church of England will celebrate the first anniversary of its Shrinking the Footprint campaign tomorrow, the 5th June, World Environment Day 2007.

  • May 11, 2007

    Where your money goes, there goes your heart, says Giles Fraser. And it can be very revealing, too, especially when it comes to the sharing of resources among churches.

  • May 11, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised retiring Prime Minister Tony Blair for recognising religion is public life and aiding peace in Northern Ireland. But his criticism of the Iraq war policy will be seen as very mild.

  • May 4, 2007

    Anglican Bishop of Bath and Wells Peter Price has made an apology for the church's failure to implement its own guidelines over convicted child sex offender the Rev David Smith. More action and vigilance is needed, say critics.