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First Augustinian Friar Since Reformation Is Ordained Bishop

BY ED WEST AN AUGUSTININAN friar was ordained as the coadjutor Bishop of Lancaster on Monday at a packed ceremony in the city’s St Peter’s Cathedral. At the ceremony Bishop......

Marriage Rates Have Reached Their Lowest Rates Since...

with the lowest proportion of people tying the knot in 2006 since the figures were first calculated in 1862. The figures also showed that the number and proportion of people......

Cardinal Acts Over Climate Change

CARDINAL Keith O’Brien has joined Scotland’s religious leaders in calling for the Government to act over climate change. He teamed up with Sheilagh Kesting, moderator of the......

Care Homes Told To Vet Christians

ELDERLY CARE homes should not recruit Christians who do not believe in gay rights, say inspectors. One million people work in the “care industry”, either at care homes or......

Church Mourns Peer Who Embraced The Faith

BY ANNA ARCO LORD STALLARD , a Labour peer whose Catholicism informed his stance on a range of policies, died last Saturday. A committed socialist, who veered towards Marxism in......

School To Close After Rent Trebles

AN ORDER OF NUNS has been accused of causing the closure of a school after demanding a tripling of its rent. The La Sagesse School, a £3,000-a-term private school in Jesmond,......

English Bishops To Visit Iraq To Show Solidarity

BY MARK GREAVES TWO ENGLISH bishops are planning to visit Iraq to show their solidarity with the country’s persecuted Christian minority. Auxiliary Bishop William Kenney of......

Poll Suggests Public Rejects Embryo Bill

BY SIMON CALDWELL AN OPINION poll has revealed that the British public is overwhelmingly opposed to Gordon Brown’s controversial proposed embryology laws. The first survey......