(RNS) Were the gay marriage amendment to pass, it would be a heavyweight punch to the body of the church that for centuries governed every aspect of life in Ireland.
Author Archives: Trevor Grundy
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The plan seeks to provide women with a platform where they can play a larger role in the religious life of their community, a role that would include women leading prayers on Fridays and the introduction of female imams.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “It’s part of a golden tradition, but it shouldn’t be regarded as an old-fashioned thing to do,” said Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner. “No one should think of gay people as being any different in that regard.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Alison White, 58, will become the next bishop of Hull, following closely on the heels of Bishop Libby Lane, who was consecrated in January.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) At a special service on Sunday night (March 22), Cardinal Vincent Nichols, head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, said the reburial of King Richard III would draw Anglicans and Catholics closer together.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Eight former teachers described school buses segregated by gender, classroom racism and textbooks with pages on evolution, fossil fuels and sexual reproduction ripped out.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The poll found that Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister, and Ed Miliband, leader of the opposition Labor Party, were viewed positively because they state openly that they don’t believe in God.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Jayne Ozanne subjected herself to a form of conversion therapy where clergy tried to cast out a sexual orientation they deemed demonic.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) It was not all hymn singing and rejoicing in one of England’s great medieval cathedrals during the consecration of the Rev. Libby Lane.