Church

Andrew Lloyd Webber's vision to drag churches into the 21st century

  Seemingly from out of nowhere, Andrew Lloyd Webber, who we might expect to be a little distracted by his 'babe' Nicole Scherzinger performing in the recently revived Cats, has announced that he is on a visionary mission to restore churches to the centre of their…

The martyrdom of Thomas Becket

  On this day in 1170 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered by the knights of King Henry II in Canterbury Cathedral. It was muddled politics and religion -…

The myth of the undeserving poor

  Unlike most Christian initiatives, this week's Feeding Britain report on poverty and foodbank use has whipped up a media storm filling up plenty of column inches and broadcast minutes. And it…