Daily Digest for Thursday 7th March 2013
Issued at 08.50 by NC/RH
1. News from the Church of England
Church supports the call for more responsible lending
The Church of England is supporting the strong stance taken by
the Office of Fair Trading in giving the leading 50 payday lenders
12 weeks to change their business practices or risk losing their
2. Today's press coverage
Times p17, Exp p31
Further reports on the life and career of the Archbishop of
Canterbury prior to ordination.
Comment (Brian Reade) on Real Easter Eggs appearing in
Exp p21, BBC News
Reports that a cross on the village green in Brearton, North
Yorkshire has been thrown into a 'duck pond'.
I p3 & 17, Ind p15, Guard online
Reports that the first official chart for Christian music will be
published next Monday.
Diary item about a tweet from the CofE "God is the ultimate
Reports of an American TV mini-series based on the Bible which is
attracting big audiences in the States.
WSJ p5 Times p33
Further reports on the Vatican and allegations levelled at
Cardinals regarding sex abuse.
Ind p18 Roger Ellis, Jane Yerbury Sweeney
Catholic schools get away with discrimination
Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
The Church of England wants to encourage gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry as priests.
The Church and Community Fund
The CCF encourages the church to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative community outreach projects.
Going for Growth
Going for Growth challenges the Church of England to work towards every child and young person having a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
Find out why and how to make a Will, and see how gifts in Wills make dreams come true!
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
All things stewardship: resources and guidance on preaching, giving and fundraising with helpful online guides.
The Church of England comprises two Provinces, Canterbury and York. Each province is broken down into dioceses. There are 43 in England (44 including the Diocese in Europe).
High quality media, presentation and new media training for the Church of England and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Its collections and those of its sister body the Church of England Record Centre (CERC) are freely available for research.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Celebrate 200 years of Church Schools
The National Society celebrates 200 years of Church schools in England and Wales. Find out more about the anniversary and the work of the National Society.