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  • Ofcom chastises Christian TV channel
  • Storm fails to dampen spirits at World Youth Day
  • Mugabe’s ‘bishop’ turns a profit on church buildings
  • Taizé community as popular as ever


  • Chaplain trapped in Salford riot zone
  • Evangelical calls 30,000 to prayer as he eyes presidency
  • Vicars saved Jews from the Nazis
  • Pro-life pharmacists face sack
  • ‘Holy water’ heals schoolgirl and teenage exorcists roam globe

  • This week in the national press:
  • John Stott dies aged 90
  • Vatican recalls ambassador to Ireland
  • Christian teens among those least likely to attend university
  • Biblical figures explored in fashion
  • Comment: Anders Breivik is not Christian but anti-Islam

  • This week in the national press:
  • Bishops review gay policy amid warnings of split
  • Babies up for grabs in controversial UK lottery
  • Catholic Church in the dock over liability for abuse
  • Soldier transfers from Paras to the pulpit


  • New church school admission rules favour ‘disadvantaged’
  • Caiaphas artefact is authentic, say experts
  • Church vacancy ‘excludes gays and divorced people’
  • Pope’s first tweet on iPad launches new website

  • Gay bishops are allowed, says C of E report
  • Bishop says Christian schools and RE are in danger
  • Church asks for compromise on civil partnerships
  • Prince Charles handwrites Bible verses for project

  • Judges bar traditional Christian couple from fostering
  • BHA campaigns for people to register as irreligious
  • Archbishop says no to ‘gay weddings’ in church
  • Secularists claim NHS chaplains are a waste of money

  • Somali pirates murder Christian hostages
  • Archbishop washes feet of child abuse victims
  • Government pays C of E to run community initiative  

  • Coalition aims to redefine marriage
  • Brits winner and ex-Wild Child reveal their faith
  • Supermarkets get the taste for real Easter egg

  • Christian student worker walks away from Irish plane crash
  • Synod moves against BNP and towards divorced bishops
  • Southern Sudan independence confirmed – amid worries
  • Christian drugs expert hounded out of job
  • iPhone app won’t replace the confessional

  • Kwik Save founder to be honoured by the Pope
  • Watchdog investigates Salvation Army’s clothes sales
  • Archbishop implores Mugabe to stop attacking Anglicans
  • Christian morals campaigner accused of wife-beating
  • Obama opens up about his faith at prayer breakfast

  • Vatican accused of telling bishops not to report abuse
  • Ordinariate head urges Anglican Church to share its buildings
  • Gay couple wins case against Christian hotel owners
  • Synod plans to take on ‘new atheism’ and revamp baptisms
  • Koran protestor barred from UK but Islamic persecution rises

  •  Faith schools go to top of the primary class
  •  UN considers blasphemy law despite its abuse by states
  •  Home Secretary saved from decision to ban US pastor

10 Dec 2010  
  • Police lose case against anti-gay preacher
  • Archbishop attacks the de-Christianising of Christmas
  • Bishop of London to give sermon at royal wedding
  • No room – for gay couple – at the inn
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