“Refraining from partaking in the petty squabbling among the committee, she appeared statesman-like, presidential even.”Photograph: Somodevilla/Getty Images

Two events in as many days have, to all intents and purposes, handed Hillary Clinton the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. The decision of Vice(...)

Diarmaid MacCulloch, professor of the history of the Church at Oxford University: fell away from the church after being prevented from progressing beyond the post of deacon

Changing Attitude Ireland, a Church of Ireland group which promotes equality for LBGT people, has been invited to appear before the Church of Ireland (...)

The Church of Ireland Select Committee on Sexuality was criticised today for having no gay members. The 16- member Committee was set u(...)

The Rev Pat Storey has been elected Bishop of Meath and Kildare, the first woman bishop on these islands.

How to address her? “Your Grace”, seemed appropriate but that is reserved for archbishops, even if “grace” is hardly the first word that comes to mind(...)