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Pius ordinations ahead of Williamson appeal

The controversial ultra-conservative Catholic group, the Pius Brotherhood, has ordained four new priests just two days before Bishop Richard Williamson’s appeal against his conviction for Holocaust denial. Bishop Bernard Fellay of the Saint Pius X Society, a Swiss-based Catholic fraternity, ordained the four men at a seminary in Zaitzofen, near […]

Church to review same-sex relationships policy

The Church of England is to review its policy towards same-sex relationships and consider allowing gay clergy to be ordained as bishops. It comes after a rise in the number of clergy entering civil partnerships. There is also pressure on the Church to conform to laws guaranteeing equal treatment to […]

Hundreds of thousands strike in UK pensions row

Hundreds of thousands of British public sector workers went on strike Thursday to defend their pensions, causing widespread disruption to schools and state-run services. A third of English schools were closed and another third were affected, officials said, as up to 350,000 teachers, lecturers and education staff took action against plans […]

Islam’s Understanding Of Hell

The following article was published in HuffPostReligion by Faheem Younus: Southern Baptists should be commended for their actions on June 15. No, not for passing a resolution to support their belief in an “eternal, conscious punishment” (or hell) for non-Christians; they were dead wrong in understanding Jesus’ teachings there. But […]

Bahrain to sue The Independent for ‘libel’

DUBAI — Bahrain is suing British daily The Independent for alleged libel after veteran writer Robert Fisk slammed the Gulf kingdom for becoming an extension of Saudi Arabia. The Information Affairs Authority has appointed a UK-based lawyer to sue the newspaper, the official BNA news agency reported on Tuesday, quoting […]

Tony Blair reads the Quran every day

London: Former British prime minister Tony Blair has become “increasingly open” about the importance of religion, and reads the Quran every day to be “faith-literate”. Blair, who reportedly said he was not interested in religion, converted to Catholicism after leaving No.10 Downing Street in 2007. The former Labour Party leader now […]

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No, it is not true that all redundant churches are turned into mosques in Europe: You can turn them into your residence also!

Churches for sale, chapels for sale. Church and chapel renovations, ruined churches, decommissioned churches and former schools for sale One example: St Michaels, Barningham, Suffolk, IP31 1DD England. Enjoy life at the heart of a real village in rural Suffolk St Michaels is a former Wesleyan chapel in the Suffolk […]

Murder in the name of religion

YouTube Video/Murder in the name of God/A policy debate on the rise of extremism internationally and its impact on Britain, House of Commons, 18 May 2011. The event was co-hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK and the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Community. FROM THE ARCHIVES: The history […]