At the heart of her speech was not so much a new interventionism as a Church-formed moralism, a sense of public service – and a Good Samaritan Moment.
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Rebecca Coulson: Cable-knit sweaters, Paul Mason and a No Prayer Breakfast. My week at Labour’s conference.
Momentum’s momentum doesn’t need to fizz with punch: they’ve won already.
But her decision and other recent ones also raise the question of whether Ministers really hold sway in their own departments.
Bishops’ hearts may be with Labour but, in education and elsewhere, they’ve learned to work with the Conservatives.
A significant slice of Party members will share Leadsom’s view on same-sex marriage. A larger proportion will value the role of the churches.
With almost 200 votes behind her, she is the only candidate with a chance of steering a coherent Leave plan through a pro-Remain Commons.
As the country’s Arab citizens successfully integrate themselves into Israeli society, they will influence the dynamics of the state with regard to its policies.
The challenge to a Party that holds not a single seat in Merseyside.
Alistair Lexden: Condemned in secret by persons unknown. The Church of England’s scandalous treatment of Bishop Bell
Our report exposes the astonishing inadequacy of the procedures through which the ecclesiastical authorities reached their verdict.
“Christ our Paschal Lamb has been sacrificed, alleluia. Therefore, let us keep the feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth, alleluia.”
“When we see Christians today in 2016 being persecuted for their beliefs in other parts of the world – we must speak out and stand with those who bravely practice their faith.”
“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death and their bars as well our Saviour has destroyed.”
“There was darkness over the earth.”
The power of the mob can overwhelm the power of authority – but the power of conscience is greater still.
“Where charity and love are, there God is.”