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LONDON -- The family of the soldier hacked to death on a London street in an apparent terrorist attack said Friday that they understood the danger he faced while deployed abroad but had not expected him to be in peril at home. At a tearful news...
Tags: Murder, England, United Kingdom, Islam, Anglicanism
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
It's nice to know even a 66-year-old David Bowie can still elicit some pearl-clutching. The video for the art-rock titan's new single "The Next Day" stars Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard as a priest and a prostitute. It features a bit of PG-13...
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SAN DIEGO — Devout opera companies caring to connect with Holy Week easily can. Along with the obvious choice of Wagner's "Parsifal," contemporary composers such as Harrison Birtwistle ("The Last Supper") and John Adams ("The Gospel According to the...
Like every other form of art, operas can be inspired by just about anything — historical events, myths, epic poems, plays, even movies. Often, such operas go on to eclipse their inspiration. Puccini's "Tosca," derived from a play by Victorien...
Five years ago I wrote an op-ed column for The Times about Pope Benedict XVI’s partiality for ornate vestments and miters (the double-pointed hats sported not only by the pope but also by other bishops in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches)....
Loving Shakespeare with a love so immoderate it would take a Shakespeare to describe it, I was pretty well pre-sold on "Shakespeare Uncovered," a six-part analytical-historical gambol through several of his plays, beginning Friday on PBS. By the same...
The head of the Church of England is leaving office after a decade as the spiritual leader of the world's 80 million-strong Anglican Communion. Rowan Williams, the 104th archbishop of Canterbury, will be replaced by 56-year-old former oil executive...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. LONDON --The Church of England said Friday that it will allow gay men to become bishops, putting it closer to its sister Episcopal Church in the United States but at odds with many...
World NowEleven thousand refugees have poured out of Syria in just 24 hours, a staggering spike as violence surges near the border, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday. The Friday deluge is more than triple the usual numbers of 2,000 to 3,000 people...
World NowAs far the Communist Party is concerned, Tibet is the happiest place in China and dissatisfaction is stirred up by outside agitators. So pronounced Tibet’s top delegates at the 18th Communist Party congress, which is convening this week in Beijing....
Ticket holders at this summer's Olympic Games will have something in common with non-sporting London visitors: At some point, they will want to flee the jam-packed capital. Luckily, escaping the madding crowds is as easy as hopping on a train. As a Brit...
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