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  • St. Paul's Cathedral dean quits in Occupy London standoff

    St. Paul's Cathedral dean quits in Occupy London standoff
    A senior clergyman resigned Monday over St. Paul's Cathedral's handling of anticapitalist protesters camped outside the church, the second cleric lost to an increasingly tense standoff involving God, mammon and their earthly representatives.
  • Archbishop of Canterbury to step down

     
    The Archbishop of Canterbury announced Friday that he would step down from his post at the end of the year. Rowan Williams, the leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion, is resigning as Anglicans squabble over the role of women and gays and lesbians...

    Gunman kills 3 children, teacher outside Jewish school in France

     
    Three schoolchildren and a teacher were reported killed Monday after a gunman opened fire outside a Jewish high school in the southern French city of Toulouse.

    The papacy -- the job of a lifetime but not a lifetime job

     
    Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, has announced that he is stepping down at the end of the year to return to academic life. Williams is 61. Meanwhile, another professor turned prelate, Pope Benedict XVI, remains in office at the...

    A ghost at the royal wedding

     
    I'm not a monarchist, but I am a liturgy buff. So when I watched a recap of the royal wedding, I was struck by the fact that, except for the omission of a promise by the bride to obey her...