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Acknowledging differences, Francis and Welby send out bishops to work for peace and the poor

  [Austen Ivereigh] At a joint prayer service this evening at the church in Rome from where Augustine set forth to evangelize England, Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, marked the 50th anniversary of their predecessors’ historic … Continue reading

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John Sentamu’s speech in assisted suicide debate

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by John Sentamu, Anglican Archbishop of York: My Lords, let me state at the outset that the official Church of England … Continue reading

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Catholic bishops respond to Anglican decision to ordain women as bishops

The following statement was issued today on behalf of the Conference of Catholic bishops of England and Wales (CBCEW) by the chairman of its Department for Dialogue and Unity, Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham. The Catholic Church remains fully committed to its … Continue reading

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