Day: May 12, 2014

Church of England tries to stamp out bullying

The Church of England released guidelines for its schools today aimed at eliminating homophobic bullying. The Archbishop of Canterbury, in announcing the new guidelines, declared that he had fulfilled a promise he had made back in July of 2013 to target such bullying in church schools.

Who needs a church wedding?

As the church continues to struggle the growth of the Spiritual-but-Nonreligious, Christian Century looks at how this impacts weddings. Traditionally, weddings have, til lately, been held under religious auspices. But more and more, young couples find themselves only seeking out a church because of family pressures, or ambiance, or some other, ephemeral reason.