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Christian mother who faced death sentence in Sudan after being accused of abandoning Islam says she was read the Koran in prison in an attempt to convert her
The Archbishop of Canterbury is among the Christians expressing their sorrow over the killing of hostage David Haines at the hands of Islamic State militants.
Read the Church Times report: Relief that the latest truce in Gaza appears to be holding is matched by the growing realisation that tending to the bereaved, injured, and homeless, and rebuilding homes and infrastructure, still represents huge challenges.
An Anglican bishop has challenged the people of South Sudan and its leaders not to dishonour the memory of national martyrs by fighting each other. Bishop of Wau Diocese in South Sudan, the Rt Revd Moses Deng Bol stressed that for the young African nation to have a viable future there needed to be “love and unity” among its people.
Stories of luck and survival to emerge from the Great War, they are among the most remarkable. Three British soldiers all cheated death when items in their pockets took bullets that should have killed them.
Headteacher at St Stephen's in Bath says haste in implementing Nick Clegg's flagship policy means new kitchen is not ready ... read more
Against the background of a considerable increase in safeguarding policy-related work at national level, our two churches have been discussing how this can best be resourced over the coming period. We remain committed to joint working on safeguarding across both our churches.
Sir Peter Hendy is wrestling with the wheel of a London bus as it chugs along remote winding lanes to his destination: a church with no congregation in a village without villagers. Imber.
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant summarily executed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul, the United Nations said on Monday, the worst recorded massacre committed by the jihadist group
Our invasion of Iraq contributed to the current catastrophe, so simple restitution demands that we welcome refugees who make it here
The Church of England is joining calls to encourage its members to pray, act and give to those suffering in Iraq.