Media Centre

Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 27 September 2012

Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office

Issued at 09.28 by hd

Vincent de Paul, founder of the Lazarists, 1660
Tomorrow: Feria

Times p2 and p16, Telegraph p16, Independent p29, i p23
Articles and comment relating to this week's meeting of the Crown Nominations Commission; The Times on p16 reports on a new prayer on the Church of England website for the CNC, promoted via Twitter.
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article3550375.ece
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/leaders/article3550692.ece
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9568563/Former-oil-executive-still-bookies-favourite-as-final-decision-due-on-Archbishop-of-Canterbury.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/church-of-england-likely-to-move-to-the-right-8180957.html

Telegraph p16, Sun p30, Daily Mail p29, Express p29, Metro p31
Many reports that "a row has erupted over a priest banning yoga from a church hall because the class was 'not compatible' with the Roman Catholic faith".
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9567412/Priest-bans-yoga-for-being-incompatible-with-Catholic-faith.html

Times p32
Article stating that "three Commonwealth Nobel prize-winners [one of them Archbishop Desmond Tutu] have called on Britain and other countries not to sign a new landmark charter that they say fails to protect human rights".
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article3550619.ece


Letter

Telegraph p25
Michael Trott of Doncaster, on the 'qualifications' needed to be an Archbishop.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/9568740/New-qualifications-to-be-appointed-archbishop.html