Politics simmer as body of former president returns to birthplace
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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Saturday 03 April 2010
The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland has lost "all credibility" because of the child abuse scandal.
Friday 02 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
Thursday 25 March 2010
The BBC is to air a drama telling the story of the "difficult birth" of Coronation Street - its commercial rival's popular soap opera.
Monday 22 March 2010
Police in Cyprus arrested a Romanian man yesterday on suspicion of desecrating the tombs of three archbishops and possibly taking remains from one of them.
Friday 19 March 2010
The pope was today urged to make a public apology for the church's years of covering up sexual abuse.
Friday 05 March 2010
"One sees nothing but gibbets and hanged men." The aftermath of Sir Thomas Wyatt's Kentish rebellion of 1553 characterises the tormented reign of Mary, sandwiched between the Stalinist revolution of Henry and the economic flowering of Elizabethan England. But worse was to come for Mary.
Thursday 18 February 2010
He has won the Nobel Peace Prize, campaigned for human rights and bared his soul in truth and reconciliation. Now Desmond Tutu has given something else to humanity: his genome.
Sunday 14 February 2010
The head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales criticised the NHS for treating some patients with a lack of compassion.
Friday 12 February 2010
Lord what fools these mortals be. It is difficult for an outsider to look upon the febrile maunderings of the General Synod of the Church of England without a sense of bewilderment and mild irritation. The body which is the parliament of the nation's established church is, all things considered, a pretty poor advertisement for the message of good news which its founder set out to bring humanity.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
The Archbishop of Canterbury warned this afternoon against any attempt to relax the laws on assisted suicide and called on the Government to resist making it easier for terminally ill Britons to help each other die.
Saturday 06 February 2010
Tuesday 02 February 2010
Saturday 30 January 2010
Monday 25 January 2010
Peers tonight defeated the Government on plans that churches argued would restrict their ability to deny jobs to gay people and transsexuals.
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