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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'

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'

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

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

“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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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'

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

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

Church of England says no to female bishops

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

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'

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