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Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis (AP)

Father Anthony Currer says it is significant that change has been implemented by the Church of England

From a Catholic point of view, nothing much has changed – it is the principle of female ordination that is the sticking point.

Mgr Newton says decision makes it harder for those in Church of England who want unity with Catholics

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

We human beings are ceremonial animals and funerals are vital, even for the non-religious

Mgr Newton says initiative marks effort to communicate ‘with more vigour’

Buildings can decay, religious communities die but each generation invariably throws up new holy people who run with the torch of the Christian faith

Mass featuring new liturgy celebrated at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory

Why is it up to the secular courts to decide what the Church of England does?