Religious ideology

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Diocese of Oxford puts a green stumbling block into liturgy of baptism

On 15th June, the Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, issued an ad clerum to the clergy in his Diocese: Dear xxxxx, In every service of baptism, confirmation and the renewal of baptismal promises there is a commission where the whole…
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Deal or no deal? EU theology and Brexit ideology

"The EU's four freedoms are indivisible," tweeted Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder (Mission: 'Fighting Human #Trafficking. Protecting the Environment and stopping #Brexit'). So the free movement of goods, services, capital…

Jihadi John has gone to meet Mohammed

  It is reported by the Pentagon that there is a "high degree of certainty" that the Islamic State serial beheader Mohammed Emwazi – aka Jihadi John – has been…

The cult of Comrade Corbyn

  A cult is a small, unpopular religion. A religion is a large and fashionable cult. When the disesteemed and shunned become desirable and popular, there follows respect, if not…

Justin Welby's call to battle

  What exactly is the grand plan that is going to result in the disintegration and destruction of ISIS? On Tuesday military chiefs from 22 of the 60 countries making up…

We are about to enter World War III

Last week Pope Francis took stock of all the regional conflicts, bloodshed, struggles and strife, and joined the dots. "We are now in World War III,” he told journalists on…