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The Church of England is likely to appoint its first female bishop in 2015, a senior Church figure has said. The general secretary of the General Synod, William Fittall, said the body could pass an amendment to Canon law "in minutes" when it meets in November.
The UK city of Salisbury has been named among the top 10 cities in the world to visit, by the Lonely Planet travel guide. We should not be surprised - it is one of the loveliest places on earth, writes the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury.
Isil poses a “once in a millennium” threat to the survival of Christians in the Middle East, the Archbishop of Canterbury said on Thursday. The Most Rev Justin Welby compared the Isil terrorists who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the Mongol hordes who invaded the Middle East in the thirteenth century, massacring whole populations.
Professor Brian Cox talks about religion, alien life and the Reithian ideals behind his new TV series
The Archbishop of Canterbury will join pilgrims in procession to Canterbury Cathedral on Sunday.
Islamic extremists have released a video showing the beheading of Alan Henning, the British aid worker kidnapped in Syria.
Archbishop Justin will be the first Archbishop of Canterbury to preach at the service for fallen journalists held annually at St Bride's in Fleet Street.