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Vox Pont.

After a special service at Westminster Abbey later, the Queen is to open the Church of England’s general synod. The synod gets the honour of a royal inauguration because this is the established, state Church and the Queen is its supreme governor. The synod – the Church’s legislative body – is the only institution outside […]

Church Swap

I can reveal that Dr Jeffrey John, the openly gay but celibate Dean of St Albans, has been blocked from becoming a bishop once again. He has not been chosen as the next Bishop of Southwark. Liberals will be dismayed that the Church has lost its nerve – but there is no reason for evangelicals […]

World’s First Pastafarian Protest

A priest who advised needy people to shoplift has been drenched with spaghetti and ravioli by a protester. Father Tim Jones, parish priest of St Lawrence and St Hilda in York, said in a sermon that stealing could be the best option for some vulnerable people. He was approached on Sunday by a man who […]

World’s First Pastafarian Protest

A priest who advised needy people to shoplift has been drenched with spaghetti and ravioli by a protester. Father Tim Jones, parish priest of St Lawrence and St Hilda in York, said in a sermon that stealing could be the best option for some vulnerable people. He was approached on Sunday by a man who […]