CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Throughout 2015, churches, schools, colleges, universities and libraries will hold exhibitions, lectures and other events about the Magna Carta, emphasizing the way 13th-century Christians influenced its contents.
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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Libby Lane’s appointment is as a suffragan bishop — a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan or diocesan bishop.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Christian Concern believes thousands of Muslims are anxious to convert and in need of housing after suffering verbal — and sometimes physical — attacks from families, friends and co-workers.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Welby said that although individual churches remain “strong, resilient and thriving,” the differences among them remain profound.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) On Monday (Nov. 17), the church’s two most senior leaders, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu, signed the change into church, or canon, law.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “How can you hear a confession about somebody abusing a child and the matter must be sealed up and you mustn’t talk about it?” asked Archbishop of York John Sentamu.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The number of Roman Catholic adherents in England and Wales fell by more than 90,000 in 2012, despite a wave of immigrants from Poland and other Eastern European countries with historically Catholic backgrounds.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Church of England has been accused of “dumbing down” the baptism service following the introduction of an alternative liturgy in which parents and godparents need not repent of their “sins” or reject “the devil.”