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# church-of-england - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Bishop of Coventry ‘deeply saddened’ after Irish language epitaph banned due to political 'passions'
# Church Of England
# Church Of England

Bishop of Coventry ‘deeply saddened’ after Irish language epitaph banned due to political 'passions'

Jun 6th 2020, 12:55 PM 37,618 Views 78 Comments

The family of 73-year-old Margaret Keane wanted the words “In ár gcroíthe go deo” inscribed on her grave.

# church-of-england - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

UK church asks family to translate Irish phrase on mum's grave amid concerns it could be 'seen as political'
# Coventry
# Coventry

UK church asks family to translate Irish phrase on mum's grave amid concerns it could be 'seen as political'

Jun 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 138,613 Views 86 Comments

Judge Stephen Eyre said non-Gaeilgeoirs might think the phrase was “some form of slogan”.

# church-of-england - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury prostrates himself in apology over 1919 British massacre in India
# Amritsar
# Amritsar

Archbishop of Canterbury prostrates himself in apology over 1919 British massacre in India

Sep 11th 2019, 7:38 AM 38,299 Views 67 Comments

British troops fired on thousands of unarmed men, women and children in Amritsar on 13 April 1919.

# church-of-england - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Church of England defends tweet asking for prayers for Richard Dawkins following stroke
# Well Meaning
# Well Meaning

Church of England defends tweet asking for prayers for Richard Dawkins following stroke

Feb 14th 2016, 4:16 PM 30,867 Views 286 Comments

“The tweet was a prayer. Nothing controversial in that.”

# church-of-england - Friday 8 January, 2016

British police officer demanding return of baby given to LGBT activist foster mother
# New York
# New York

British police officer demanding return of baby given to LGBT activist foster mother

Jan 8th 2016, 3:15 PM 16,371 Views 33 Comments

Louise Fielden had her child taken from her after hotel staff contacted child services.

# church-of-england - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Wednesday is the new Sunday: Would more midweek Masses make you more likely to go?
# Take Me To Church
# Take Me To Church

Wednesday is the new Sunday: Would more midweek Masses make you more likely to go?

Nov 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,389 Views 84 Comments

The Church of England is pushing the new initiative

# church-of-england - Monday 14 July, 2014

Church of England votes to allow women become bishops
# Top Ranks
# Top Ranks

Church of England votes to allow women become bishops

Jul 14th 2014, 5:58 PM 7,222 Views 56 Comments

The General Synod approved the historic measure at its meeting in York in northern England today.

# church-of-england - Sunday 13 July, 2014

'The Church has been wrong not to ordain women bishops'
# Church Of England
# Church Of England

'The Church has been wrong not to ordain women bishops'

Jul 13th 2014, 11:20 AM 8,480 Views 62 Comments

So says the head of the world’s Anglicans, as he prepares for a vote on the issue this week.

# church-of-england - Thursday 9 January, 2014

'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead
# Casting Out Sin
# Casting Out Sin

'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead

Jan 9th 2014, 6:40 PM 11,823 Views 88 Comments

New language for baptism services is being road-tested in English parishes in a bid to make the text used more accessible.

# church-of-england - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Church of England says no to female bishops
# Coe
# Coe

Church of England says no to female bishops

Nov 20th 2012, 8:30 PM 6,055 Views 38 Comments

A move to permit women to serve as bishops within the Church of England has been blocked, leaving the church facing more years of contentious debate.

# church-of-england - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Church of England objects to government's gay marriage plan
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Church of England objects to government's gay marriage plan

Jun 12th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,642 Views 41 Comments

The Church says that it could be forced to stop conducting weddings on behalf of the state if gay marriage is legalised.

# church-of-england - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'
# Riots
# Riots

Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'

Aug 10th 2011, 3:05 PM 48 Views 15 Comments

Hayley Matthews was trapped with brick-throwing rioters as the looting spread to Salford in north-west England. She writes about her experiences.