Daily Digest: 7 March
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 licenses. http://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2013/03/church-supports-the-call-for-more-responsible-lending.aspx
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 supermarkets.
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 referee".
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