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Church of England to name first woman bishop—press

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The Church of England is to name its first ever female bishop, ending centuries of male leadership following a historic change to its rules, British media reported on Wednesday.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bird flu outbreak reported on British duck farm

Vehicles are parked in front of the poultry farm in the village of Hekendorp, where a a strain of bird flu that can jump the species barrier to humans was identified, on November 16, 2014. Dutch authorities banned the transport of poultry throughout the Netherlands after finding the strain. AFP PHOTO

Britain on Sunday reported an outbreak of bird flu at a duck breeding farm in northern England but said that the risk to public health was “very low.”

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Married Jesus? New book adds fuel to conspiracies

Canadian-Israeli documentary film-maker and writer Simcha Jacobovici, right, and religious studies professor Barrie Wilson, the authors of "The Lost Gospel" pose for photographs after giving a press conference with a copy of an ancient manuscript at the British Library in London, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.  AP PHOTO/MATT DUNHAM

A researcher who has attracted attention and criticism with revisionist Biblical theories says he has found new evidence that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and that early Christians considered her a deity.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British schoolboy jailed for killing teacher in class

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A 16-year-old schoolboy was jailed for at least 20 years on Monday for stabbing a teacher to death in front of her class in a murder that shocked Britain.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Wife admits ordering killing of Briton on Bali—police

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The wife of a British man found with his throat slashed and dumped in a ditch on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has admitted ordering the killing, police said Wednesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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