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British-Pakistani Bishop Calls for Burqa Ban

Michael Nazir-Ali, the Pakistan-born former Bishop of Rochester, has weighed into the controversy around Islamic face veils to call for a near-total ban on the garments, supported by former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey.

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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

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Archbishop of Canterbury Declares Sudan a New Anglican Province

AFP — Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, six years after the predominantly Christian south gained independence from the north. The Anglican church in Sudan, a majority Muslim country,