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The blessing of the Nativity of the European Parliament

  The Crib has been solemnly blessed in the European Parliament - that Brussels temple dedicated to the cause of ever closer secularity now has a discordant Nativity scene located in one of its large public spaces. And it's not…

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…

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,…