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Church of England to Consider Optional Clerical Robes
Originally Posted: 12/27/2013 - 3:49pm | Type: Blog

A well-known Anglican bishop in charge of the archbishop of Canterbury’s campaign to attract young people to the church says he’s ready to put on blue jeans and a T-shirt. A well- ...

In Scotland, Nonreligious Surpass the Church of Scotland
Originally Posted: 10/02/2013 - 1:41pm | Type: Blog

For the first time on record, the number of Scots with no religion outstrips those who belong to the Church of Scotland. For the first time on record, the number of Scots with no ...

Parliament Bars Church of England from Hosting Gay Weddings
Originally Posted: 12/12/2012 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

The British government unveiled a proposal on Tuesday that excludes the Church of England and the Church in Wales from planned legislation to allow same-sex couples to marry in churches. ...

Is the British Monarch the ‘Defender of the Faith’ or ‘Faiths’?
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

As Britain awaits the appointment of the next archbishop of Canterbury to lead both the Church of England and the far-flung Anglican Communion, there's renewed attention on the woman who officially gets t ...

Anglicans Celebrate Book of Common Prayer’s 350th Anniversary
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 3:37pm | Type: Blog

The Anglican Book of Common Prayer, the liturgical and literary masterpiece that along with the playwright and the landmark Bible helped shape the English language, marks its 350th anniversary this year. ...