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Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday 13 November

Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office 

Daily Briefing for Tuesday 13th November 2012

Issued at 09.20 by lh

Charles Simeon, priest, evangelical divine, 1836
Tomorrow: Samuel Seabury, bishop, 1796

Today's press coverage

Sunday Sport 11/11/12 p5; D Tel pp2/8 (City Diary); Ind p11 (Donald Macintyre); D Mirror p60 (Derek McGovern)
More follow-up to appointment of next Abp of Canterbury. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2232123/Archbishop-Canterbury-Justin-Welby-swaps-headgear-policeman.html http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/the-archbishopelect-shows-no-fear-of-demons-in-pinstripe-suits-8307265.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/citydiary/9673208/City-Diary-Drummer-Ed-Balls-is-the-life-and-soul-of-the-party.html (scroll down) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9673058/Pope-welcomes-new-Archbishop-of-Canterbury.html

Times p1; D Tel p8
Reports that the Chancellor has 'placed same-sex marriage at the centre of the Tories' attempt to win the next election'. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article3598311.ece http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9674065/George-Osborne-gay-marriage-must-be-Tory-policy.html

E Std p17 (Londoner's Diary)
Piece about apparent lack of progress in finding a new Chief Rabbi.

E Std p2; D Tel p3; FT (Companies and Markets) p22; Gdn p30; Times p41; Ind p51 (Outlook: James Moore); City AM p10
Reports/comment about the FSA's censure of the Pentecostal Credit Union for unlawfully lending money to an unnamed Pentecostal Church organisation.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2012/nov/12/pentecostal-credit-union-shamed-fsa-disgraceful-loans http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financial-crime/9672033/FSA-bans-Pentecostal-Credit-Union-head-Reverend-Carmel-Jones-over-unlawful-loans.html http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/banking/article3597530.ece 

Letters
FT p12, about the new Abp of Canterbury, from Duncan Reed http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/11a794c2-2ce4-11e2-beb2-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2C5iipyf8
Gdn p37, ditto, from Charles Milne (Eton College); and the Revd Tony Bell http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2012/nov/12/background-checks-eton-justin-welby 
E Std p59, ditto, from the Revd Lesley Crawley
Times p26, about discrimination on grounds of sex and sexuality, from Paul Simmons http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/letters/article3597848.ece

Obituary
Ind p46: Patriarch Maxim, Bulgarian Orthodox Church 1914-2012 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/patriarch-maxim-church-leader-under-communism-8307156.html?origin=internalSearch