Day: October 7, 2015

Former C of E Bishop of Gloucester sentenced

Former C of E Bishop of Gloucester sentenced

The Right Reverend Peter Ball, former Bishop of Gloucester in the Church of England, has been sentenced to three years in prison for decades-old abuses which resulted only in a “caution” in 1993, under Archbishop of Canterbury the Right Reverend Lord Carey of Clifton. The Church Times reports: Bishop Ball, aged 83, was jailed after […]

Fourth-century Christian tomb restored in Bulgaria

Fourth-century Christian tomb restored in Bulgaria

The tomb was discovered in 2012 in downtown Plovdiv, Bulgaria, buried next to gas and sewer lines and a water supply. Dating from the fourth century, its artwork depicts two of Christ’s miracles – the healing of the paralyzed man and the raising of Lazarus from the dead. It has been restored and made open […]