Jonathan Petre tells the story of the Puritan separatists who left Plymouth for the new world in September 400 years ago, later to be joined by ‘saints’ from Suffolk, as the American dream began.
Christian churches’ online services have gone mainline and are soaring among young people. Services are attractive to people who wish to remain anonymous at the back of the church. But the search for prayer, community and meaning is there, online.
75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki attack – Bishops renew call for nuclear weapons to be banned; CofE sexuality debate on collision course; Church urged to grow more trees; Dorset village row over pew removal.
Holiness and desire lie at the centre of the church of England’s wrangling over sexuality. In an RMC zoom briefing, Jessica Martin argues entrenched disagreements leave no space for complexity.