'Jesus was gay'! Church sparks outrage with claim son of God 'should come out'Reverend claims controversial billboard is mean to 'lift' humanity of Jesus | UPDATED: 13:12 GMT, 17 December 2012 It is the season of glad tidings and forgiveness. But many Christians living in Auckland, New Zealand, are struggling to find goodwill in their hearts for the latest in a series of controversial billboards coming out from the Church of St Matthew in the City. 'It's Christmas.
Primary school's entire governing body forced to resign after spending 6,000 of public funds on headteacher's farewell BBQ Governing body resigned over 'financial irregularity' relating to the partyVicar Rev Brian Stephen Senior among ten governors who stepped downSurprise party marked end of Keith Marden's 25-year tenure as head | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 14 December 2012 Enlarge Farewell: Headteacher Keith Marden said he had nothing to do with the organising of his farewell party that cost 6,000 The entire governing body of a poorly performing school that blew 6,000 of its budget on a headteacher's leaving party has resigned over 'financial irregularity'. Parents and politicians condemned the decision to use money from the ailing budget at Sherwood Park Community Primary School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on the summer send-off for Keith Marden
Vicar faces wrath of parishioners after posting picture on blog of man in boxer shorts examining his privates to raise awareness of men's health issues Reverend John Wiseman posted snap of a man in underwear for Movember Upset parishioners claimed children could view the 'inappropriate' posting Churchman says he wanted to highlight issues 'men don't speak about' | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 4 December 2012 The Reverend John Wiseman probably thought he was doing God's work by discussing men's health issues on his blog. But his decision to show men how to examine their privates using a suggestive snap of a man wearing just his boxer shorts outraged parishioners at Sketty Methodist Church, Swansea
Crippling payday loan rates will be capped after Government vowed to crackdown on lenders Lenders currently face no restrictions on chargesTreasury ministers backed crackdown to cap ratesCustomers pay annual interest of more than 4,000pc | UPDATED: 00:01 GMT, 29 November 2012 Extortionate interest rates charged by payday loan sharks will be capped after the Government agreed to change the law. Treasury ministers backed a crackdown on the lenders who currently face no restrictions on what they charge, with some customers paying annual interest of more than 4,000 per cent