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The camp at St Paul's is one of hundreds in cities across the world protesting at financial and social inequalities in the global economy

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Late changes of tack by the Church and the City of London have been welcomed by protesters occupying Paternoster Square. But the chances of an easy resolution to the stand-off remain slim

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St Paul's protest camp legal action suspended

The Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral has unanimously agreed to suspend its legal action against the protesters camped outside, it announced today.

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In his Richard Dimbleby lecture in 2002, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, railed against the "value-free" nature of the "market state" and how it was incapable of tackling challenges such as the degradation of the environment. He argued two years later that "every transaction in the developed economies of the West can be interpreted as an act of aggression against the economic losers in the worldwide game".

St Paul's dean quits over protest

The Church of England descended deeper into crisis tonight with the resignation of the most senior clergyman at St Paul’s Cathedral following weeks of internal rancour over the anti-corporate greed protests that have sprung up on the church’s doorstep.

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Mitres aloft, one and all, to Richard Chartres. The Bishop of London is quite the muscular Christian in demanding the Occupy movement vacate St Paul's forthwith, albeit that he offeres a couple of sops to the tent-dwellers if they heed unto him and go in peace. Apart from convening a panel to discuss the issues, his Grace pledgeth to continue his "ongoing discussion with City leaders about improving shareholder influence on excessive remuneration".

The Dean of St Paul's, Graeme Knowles, second right, and the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, right, are questioned yesterday by the protesters they are trying to evict

Bishop comes face to face with protesters – but won't back down

The Bishop of London said he does not want the anti-capitalist protest outside St Paul's Cathedral to end in violence, as he defended a legal challenge which could lead to the camp's eviction.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: As protest gathers force, so does state oppression

Christianity has shown that it readily compromises its own ideals when it comes to money and power

Leading article: St Paul's is a national problem

What an extraordinary historical accident that the London Stock Exchange should have taken space in the new Paternoster Square office block seven years ago. Thus it was that, when the Occupy movement tried to invade what it thought was the hub of capitalism two weekends ago, it found itself on the steps of the best-known church in Britain. It being a Saturday, the hub of capitalism was closed and, Paternoster Square being private property, the police prevented the protesters from putting up their tents there.

Demonstrators in the Occupy London protests outside St Paul's Cathedral

Exclusive: Cover-up at St Paul's

Clerics suppress report on bankers' greed to save church embarrassment

God vs Mammon: Britain takes sides

As St Paul's reopens its doors, the City of London and the cathedral launch legal actions to evict demonstrators, another clergyman resigns in dismay, David Cameron threatens legislation to ban protest camps – and the Archbishop of Canterbury...says nothing

St Paul's protesters face legal action

Anti-capitalists camped outside St Paul's were told today that they will face legal action to evict them as the cathedral reopened after being forced to close for a week because of the protests.

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