A vicars' pension scheme could be facing a precarious future unless church chiefs face up to a potentially massive deficit. John Ralfe, an independent pension expert, claimed this week that the pension scheme for some 16,400 Church of England clergy is "the riskiest in the country in terms of asset-type".
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Saturday 17 August 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury has turned down an invitation to be a patron of the RSPCA.
Christians in America and Britain who claim they are persecuted should "grow up", says former Archbishop Rowan Williams
Friday 16 August 2013
'Persecution is not being made to feel mildly uncomfortable' Dr Williams tells Edinburgh audience
Coalition will support Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s plan for credit unions, says Vince Cable
Sunday 28 July 2013
Vince Cable is to throw the Government’s weight behind the Archbishop of Canterbury’s drive to build up credit unions so that fewer people with money problems turn to payday lenders like Wonga.
Saturday 27 July 2013
As the Archbishop of Canterbury says, credit unions aren't yet ready to step into the breach
Friday 26 July 2013
Most Rev Justin Welby promises he will ‘make sure it doesn’t happen again’
Thursday 25 July 2013
Errol Damelin: 'Wonga welcomes competition from any quarter'
War on Wonga: We're putting you out of business, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells payday loans company
Thursday 25 July 2013
Wonga insists it would welcome competition from credit unions
Wednesday 24 July 2013
The 52-year-old will be ordained as Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh in September
Sunday 21 July 2013
Dr Sentamu criticised government and business leaders for allowing the situation to proliferate
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Legend takes a less controversial tone, after God-baiting video for 'The Next Day'
Protests and bitter disputes mount as Ireland prepares to vote on enshrining abortion legislation that will allow 'if life at risk'
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Most contentious clause will allow mother-to-be to to seek termination on grounds she is suicidal
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised Conservative ministers for dividing the nation to justify their welfare reforms
Sunday 07 July 2013
Embarrassing security failure man held just yards from Archbishop of Canterbury on day of high-profile formal announcement
Friday 28 June 2013
The Archbishop today took to Twitter in order to respond to the claims saying he had "wanted to stay longer and go further, see old friends in Bethlehem"
Sunday 23 June 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury arrived in Egypt on Sunday at the start of a five-day tour of the Middle East that will see his stance on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict scrutinised.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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