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June 28, 2012

[Religion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so “embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted” over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and convey a lack of understanding...

February 28, 2012

[Religion News Service] The Church of England is spearheading a campaign to install high-tech movement sensors on scores of churches in a bid to stop a rash of lead and copper thieves who have targeted the roofs of religious buildings....

January 18, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Britain’s High Court on 18 January ordered anti-corporate protesters evicted from a camp they have occupied for three months outside London’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral. The demonstrators...

October 18, 2011

Scores of anti-corporate demonstrators invaded London's historic St. Paul's Cathedral on Oct. 16, but police who tried to stop them were told to leave by church officials, Religion News Service reports. The protesters –...

June 20, 2011

The Church of England has issued a set of "legal guidelines" that pave the way for openly gay clergy to become bishops -- so long as they are and promise to remain celibate. Details of the internal report, titled "Choosing Bishops," were...

February 11, 2010

A small band of Benedictine monks in the south of England has come under fire for producing a fortified wine that critics describe as the "scourge of Scotland" for its high alcohol content. The tipple, officially known as "...