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A Woman's Place...Is in the House of Bishops

(9) Comments | Posted 20 November 2012 | (00:00)

The insiders are saying it's on a knife edge. It may be a matter of only two votes. The three houses of the General Synod - Bishops, Clergy and Laity - are making a crucial decision this week. The house of Laity is proving to be the most stubborn on...

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The Art of Ink is Back

(5) Comments | Posted 26 May 2012 | (01:00)

The art of ink is back. The creative act of the cursive script with lavish loops and lines bleeding into textured paper is returning to true desktops all over the world. Pen makers and stationers are seeing a significant increase in sales of fountain pens.

In the past five...

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The New Inquisition

(196) Comments | Posted 15 February 2012 | (00:00)

There is a ruined castle hidden high up on a French mountain top where a group of Christians were starved, tortured, pummelled and poked. The Cathar community in Montaillou were as hardy as they were resourceful but still the inquisition got the better of them.

Some Christians in Britain may...

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Tents, Frocks and Strops

(0) Comments | Posted 4 November 2011 | (00:00)

It's not every day you see a friend on the front page of The Guardian. The last time I saw Canon Giles Fraser we were polishing off a bottle of Campari in a pub down the road from St Paul's. When he resigned I couldn't decide whether he was a...

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