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Daily Media Briefing Friday 7 September 2012

Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office

Daily Briefing for Friday 7th September 2012

Issued at 09.00 by lh

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Tomorrow: Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today's press coverage

D Mail p24; i p24

Reports of progress of Premier Christian Radio's 'Safetynet' campaign to block on-line pornography, including reference to Archbishop of York's support. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2199467/MPs-fight-automatic-block-web-porn-No10-hand-petition.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

D Star p32 (also Sun/D Mail online)

Reports of former gangster's new life as Pastor to Braunton Coastal Community Community Church in Devon. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2199123/Crime-prays-Former-gangster-jailed-drugs-violence-theft-turns-life-VICAR.html?ito=feeds-newsxml http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4524594/From-bad-to-God-the-gangster-who-became-a-vicar.html

Letters

D Tel p27, from Dr Alan R Drysdall; the Revd Alan Wright; Dr John R K Savage; John Marr; George Langton; Harry Leeming; and Richard Ford. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/9526054/The-Government-is-breaking-its-commitment-on-the-right-to-wear-a-cross.html

D Exp p30, from Daniel Garbutt.

D Mail p64, from Thomas Dick.

all of them about the right to wear a cross

Obituary

Gdn p36: Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, priest and biblical scholar, 1927-2012. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/03/cardinal-carlo-maria-martini?INTCMP=SRCH