Tag: Church of England

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Tories Demand Church Make Clergy Less White and Male

Tory MPs have urged the Church of England to “get on with” plans to drive up the percentage of ethnic minorities among its clergy members. During questions to the church’s representative in the Commons, Caroline Spelman, on Thursday, three politicians

Russian Patriarch Slams Church of England over ‘Morals’

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church attacked the Church of England’s “liberalisation” at a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury earlier this week. Patriarch Kirill raised “serious concerns” with Justin Welby over the Anglican Church’s decision to ordain women