15 November 2012
Good Morning from the Church of England Communications
Issued at 09.20 by sj
Tomorrow: Margaret, queen, philanthropist, 1093
Edmund Rich, archbishop, 1240
1. Today's press
Short states 'Who knew? Fifty Bibles are sold around the
world every minute'.
Times p24, Tel p2
Report that 'Religion has moved from being regarded as a
matter of truth and authority to being seen as a "leisure activity"
with grave possible consequences for society, the
future Archbishop of Canterbury said last night'.
Tel (Business) p2, Ind p25
Reports that 'God met Mammon at the Parliamentary
Commission on Banking Standards on Tuesday' as Bishop of Durham
questioned RBS boss Stephen Hester.
Leader column argues that 'Bishop Welby is right to ask
businesses to think hard about their purpose'.
Times p32, Tel p30
Matthew Parris (Times) on similarities between
Bishop Justin Welby, the Governor of the Bank of England and his
deputy and the chairman of the BBC.
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Christopher Howse (Tel) encourages Lambeth Palace to
give Bishop Justin a doctorate.
and scroll down
Report that 'David Cameron has misled the public over
levels of support for gay marriage among Tory voters, according to
the pollster whose survey he quoted'.
Times p35 - Brigadier M J Meardon, John Middleditch on
'cathedrals and their upkeep'.
Tel p39 - The Rt Rev Kenneth Cragg - 'theologian who
sought to reconcile Christianity and Islam, even before the age of
Newspaper Web links with most or all stories -
Independent titles http://www.independent.co.uk
Sunday Mirror http://www.sundaymirror.co.uk
Sunday Times http://www.sunday-times.co.uk
Telegraph titles http://www.telegraph.co.uk
With some stories
Daily Express http://www.express.co.uk
Baptist Times http://www.baptist.org.uk/btnews.htm
Catholic Herald http://www.catholicherald.co.uk
Church Times http://www.churchtimes.co.uk/front.asp