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Bishop says he will always defend the poorest in society

Jonathan Clark, the Bishop of Croydon, says that the government is “placing an additional and unfair burden on the poorest members of our society”. In an interview to be aired on local radio this weekend, Bishop Clark explains why he … Continue reading

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Lord Bishop makes a return to Croydon’s historic church

Many good things start in Croydon. Michael Perham started on his road to ministry as an assistant curate at Addington Village’s historic church, St Mary’s. Today, Perham returns to the church as the “Lord Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Reverend … Continue reading

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Local LibDem leads campaign against bishops in the Lords

“Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?” David Cameron is far from the first to complain of bishops’ involvement in politics. The clergy’s role in the House of Lords vote last night on Child Benefit and the government’s … Continue reading

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