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Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 25 October 2012

Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office

Daily Briefing for Thursday 25th October 2012

Issued at 08.55 by lh

 

Crispin and Crispinian, martyrs, c.287

Tomorrow: Alfred, king, scholar, 899
Cedd, abbot, bishop, 664

Ind p16 (leader) 24/10/12  Editorial comment on forthcoming RUSI (described as RAF) conference at Church House, Westminster. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/editorial-turn-right-to-buy-weapons-left-for-the-church-8223630.html

D Tel p14  Report about success of 'voice of God' alarm systems in reducing metal thefts from church roofs. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9630876/Voice-of-God-church-alarms-successfully-deter-thieves.html

D Tel p7; Ind p15  Reports of bride-to-be's court action to permit her to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9631211/Church-of-Scientology-launches-marriage-rights-bid.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/fiance-fights-for-her-right-to-a-scientology-wedding-in-landmark-legal-bid-to-overturn-unfair-marriage-laws-in-england-and-wales-8224983.html

D Mail pp1/14 (leader)  More about the Liverpool Care Pathway. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2222710/Liverpool-Care-Pathway-A-welcome-review-pathway-death.html?ito=feeds-newsxml http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2222702/Liverpool-Care-Pathway-Investigation-launched-controversial-guidelines-hastening-death.html

D Tel p16  Brief report of increased numbers using Dignitas clinic in Switzerland. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/9631861/Right-to-die-debate-rages-on-as-figures-reveal-sharp-rise-in-Britons-travelling-to-Dignitas.html

D Tel p21  Report that Society of St Pius X has expelled Bishop Richard Williamson for "refusing to show respect and obedience deserved by his legitimate superiors". 

D Tel p16; Ind p30; Wall Street Journal (Europe) p24  Reports about the potential of 'three-parent embryos' as a therapeutic breakthrough. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9631413/Three-parent-embryos-created-from-human-eggs.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/breakthrough-scientists-produce-earlystage-embryos-by-transferring-genes-between-unfertilised-human-eggs-in-bid-to-eliminate-inherited-mitochondrial-diseases-8225021.html