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  1. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Church of Scotland votes by narrow majority to admit gay ministers

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Church of Scotland to admit gay ministers The Church of Scotland has narrowly voted to admit gay and lesbian ministers after traditionalists agreed to compromise after four years of division. The church's ruling general assembly voted to allow congregations to admit gay ministers but only if they specifically elect to do so, in a radical departure ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Merchant, Soldier, Sage, by David Priestland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... not least in China, which has close similarities with the kaiser's Germany in its synthesis of nationalism and merchant power, although it's clearly less militaristic. Guardian News & ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Christians could be a minority in England and Wales by 2018

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The Guardian in London The 2011 census shows an increasing number of people in England and Wales professing no faith, though the Muslim population is growing Christians on course for minority status by 2018 Christians could be in a minority in England and Wales by 2018, according to analysis of the latest census results, which have revealed a fall of more than four million ...

  4. Ancient values, customs and morals explored

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... power, representing a king, sometimes a queen, with a body of a lion. Flanking temple doorways and processional avenues in ancient Egypt, sphinx statues served as guardians that kept enemies ...

  5. News - World - RELIGION

    Church of England votes against women bishops

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... terrible failure" that marked "a sad and shameful day" for the church. Andrew Brown, editor of the Belief section of The Guardian 's comments pages, argued the church was now ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - undefined

    Scripture under the microscope

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... then a nugget of biblical wisdom is apposite: "Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh." Guardian News & Media ...

  7. Abroad minded: be sure to ask the hard questions

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Or if you have friends or family who will be acting as guardians, you may want the school to be close to them. Look at boarding options; as an overseas student, will your daughter be left on her own ... Fees vary, but they are generally about?0,000 (HK$123,000) per term (three terms per year). You need to also consider guardian fees, flights, uniform and 'extras' such as school ...

  8. Keep traditions alive

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... forward to others too. The good thing about traditions is that we are their guardians. It is up to you to set the traditions for your family and it will be up to you to continue them. If you keep ...

  9. A world of schools to choose from

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... experience. Many students have relatives living in major Canadian cities who can sometimes act as guardians. Tuition fees range from C$30,000 (HK$227,000) to C$50,000, depending on the school. ...

  10. Light-sensitive

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is to act as a guardian of the public interest and a watchdog to hold the government and prominent public figures accountable for their actions. Leung has to accept that media scrutiny is part ...




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