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Judgment by employment tribunal upholds clergy office-holder status

The chairman of the House of Clergy in the diocese of Worcester, Canon Stuart Currie, has welcomed a judgment by the Birmingham employment tribunal that clergy are office-holders rather than employees. The Employment Judge, Alan McCarry, made the ruling after a claim brought by the former Rector of Teme Valley South, near Tenbury Wells, the […]

Dr Williams issues warning on Nigeria

Nigeria is “at risk of disintegra­tion” after the recent attacks on Chris­tians, the Archbishop of Canterbury said this week. Dr Williams, speaking in an emergency debate in the General Synod on Wednesday, said that the situation in Nigeria was “not a few issues of interfaith conflict, but the threatened disintegration of a society”. Church Times