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Synod to lament Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: where’s the condemnation?

There is a motion before the General Synod of the Church of England, proposed by the Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Rev'd Nick Baines, calling on Synod to "lament Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine": This isn't quite sufficiently robust for…
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Pope Francis damns Brexit

Pope Francis has written another encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. It isn't a great theological tome; indeed, it could easily be a series of religio-political blogposts on current events. Much of the…