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Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday 20 November 2012

Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday 20 November 2012Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday 20 November 2012

General Synod: Summary of business on Monday 19 November 2012

General Synod: Summary of business on Monday 19 November 2012Summary of business on Monday 19 November 2012

“Get connected to challenge stereotypes,” says Bishop of Birmingham for Inter Faith week

“Get connected to challenge stereotypes,” says Bishop of Birmingham for Inter Faith weekThe Bishop of Birmingham, the Rt Revd David Urquhart, is issuing a community challenge for national Inter Faith week - to get connected with people of different faiths and ethnicities “to challenge our stereotypes and broaden our imagination”.

Daily Media Briefing 16 November

Daily Media Briefing 16 NovemberMedia briefing 16 November

Assisted dying proposals rejected as too damaging

Assisted dying proposals rejected as too damagingA change in the law on assisted dying would ‘permit people actively to participate in bringing about the deaths of other individuals, something that, apart from cases of self defence, has not formed part of the legal landscape of the United Kingdom since the abolition of capital punishment’, the Church of England Mission and Public Affairs Council has told politicians.

Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 15th November 2012

Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 15th November 2012Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 15th November 2012

Daily Media Briefing 14 November

Daily Media Briefing 14 NovemberMedia Briefing 14 November

Contemporary art plans for churches impress judges

Contemporary art plans for churches impress judgesOne prize became three as the excitement and commitment of parishes to commission a new art work for their church caught the eye of the judges. Entries from St Andrew’s, Plymouth (Exeter Diocese), The Good Shepherd, Kirk Sandall (Sheffield Diocese), and Wednesfield Team Ministry in Lichfield so impressed the judges in the Jerusalem Trust Prize for Commissioning New Art in Churches that they not only split the first prize in two but found the money to award a development grant as well.

Light a candle and say a prayer this Sunday for road traffic victims

Light a candle and say a prayer this Sunday for road traffic victimsA north London priest who was called to a fatal accident outside her church is urging people to light a candle and say a prayer this Sunday (18 November), the World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims, supported by the UN.

Statement from the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Chair of the Churches National Safeguarding Committee

Statement from the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Chair of the Churches National Safeguarding CommitteeStatement from the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Chair of the Churches National Safeguarding Committee