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cathedral attendance

Why, when church attendance is falling, is cathedral attendance soaring?

An email was delivered to Cranmer's Tower at 11.15am on Tuesday of this week. It was headed: 'Record numbers attend cathedrals at Christmas', followed by a very red, upper-case warning: 'RELEASE AND STATISTICS EMBARGOED UNTIL 00:01 24/10/18'. Why should good…

Welby loves Wimba Way

  The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, was Kirsty Young's castaway guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs today, and his narration of fascinating biographical anecdotes with intermittent spiritual…

Songs of Praise goes ecumenical

  It seems that Aaqil Ahmed, the BBC's Head of Religion & Ethics, essentially agrees with the Bishop of Truro: the Church of England will be dead in six years,…