CANTERBURY, England (RNS) On Jan. 25, worshippers at Canterbury Cathedral will hear the voices of 16 girls singing the music of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams — a first for the historic church.
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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “The Germans didn’t force us to close Canterbury Cathedral during the Second World War,” cathedral spokesman Christopher Robinson said. “So there’s no chance it will be closed to visitors because we need to carry out some urgent repairs.”
(RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a church wracked by internal divisions over the ordination of women bishops and continuing strains within the larger Anglican Communion over divisive issues of sexuality.
WASHINGTON (RNS) One year after an earthquake caused extensive damage to the Washington National Cathedral, church officials received a $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment to help restore the structure. By Chris Lisee.
(RNS) Religious minorities continue to suffer loss of their rights across the globe, the State Department reported Monday (July 30) in its 2011 International Religious Freedom Report. By Adelle M. Banks.
Daniel Hauser, the Minnesota teen with cancer whose family cited religious reasons for shunning chemotherapy, has returned home after disappearing with his mother. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office announced the development on Monday. The Star Tribune of Minneapolis reports that the 13-year-old will be returning to court as soon as Tuesday to clarify his custodial […]