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in his statement on Thursday: “I accept the criticisms made of me. I apologise to the victims of Peter Ball. I believed Peter Ball’s protestations and gave too little credence to the vulnerable young men and boys behind those allegations.”
Over the past 10 years, the above-target return of 8.3 per cent compares with 8.1 per cent over a comparable period at the Yale Endowment, the most admired fund in the sector. – The Financial Times
The Ministry Division in the Church of England has released a study, Vocational pathways: Clergy leading large churches, about why women are under represented in major parishes in England.
On March 29, the United Kingdom began the formal process of withdrawing from the European Union. This process could take up to two years for negotiations to be completed. As Brexit, as it’s commonly known, becomes a reality, religious leaders in the EU are expressing their concern.
The Rt Revd Steven Cottrell, bishop diocesan of the Diocese of Chelmsford, Province of Canterbury in the Church of England has called for the CoE to offer services of Thanksgiving and Eucharists to celebrate the civil marriages of LGBTQ folks in England.
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