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Daily Media Briefing: Friday 9 November 2012

Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office

Daily Briefing for Friday 9th November 2012

Issued at 09.25 by lh

Margery Kempe, mystic, c.1440
Tomorrow: Leo the Great, bishop, teacher of the faith, 461

Today's press coverage

Times pp1/2 (leader)/8 (Lucy Bannerman)/9/10/32 (Diarmaid MacCulloch); FT pp1/3 (Helen Warrell/Chris Tighe)/14 (leader) ; D Tel p7/28 (Fraser Nelson)/29 (leader); Gdn p7 (Andrew Brown/Lizzy Davies)/38 (Stephen Bates)/40 (leader); Sun p8; D Mail pp8/14 (leader)/19 (Ephraim Hardcastle)/80 (City Focus: James Salmon); D Mirror pp8 (leader); Ind p13 (Cahal Milmo)/16 (George Pitcher; leader) (i pp14/30 (Cahal Milmo)/31 (George Pitcher); D Exp p21 (Hickey); E Std pp14 (leader)/17 (Londoner's Diary); Wall Street Journal (Europe) pp2/5; City AM pp2/3; Metro p4
Increasingly confident speculation about identity of new Abp of Canterbury (appointment to be announced 11am today). http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/de4d3026-297f-11e2-a5ca-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2BiJ04ZOo http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2012/nov/08/justin-welby-archbishop-canterbury-real http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/nov/08/justin-welby-new-archbishop-canterbury http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/nov/08/justin-welby-pragmatic-priest-archbishop-of-canterbury http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/nov/08/justin-welby-archbishop-canterbury-business http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5311e382-2996-11e2-a5ca-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2BiJ04ZOo http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/nov/08/justin-welby-archbishop-canterbury-friday http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9663508/Justin-Welby-the-new-Archbishop-of-Canterbury.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/profile-justin-welby-the-bishop-of-durham-8298181.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2012/nov/08/justin-welby-eton-archbishop-of-canterbury http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9664319/Justin-Welby-The-worldly-capitalist-looking-to-spread-the-Word-of-the-Lord.html http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/politics/4635249/Meet-the-new-Archbishop-yet-another-Eton-old-boy.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2229415/Justin-Welby-Former-oil-boss-opposes-sex-marriage-emerges-Archbishop-Canterbury.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/9664919/A-good-man-to-pour-oil-on-troubled-waters.html http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/brace-position-mr-cameron-justin-welby-the-next-archbishop-is-not-the-kind-of-etonian-youre-used-to-8298185.html http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2012/11/why-old-etonian-justin-welby-could-be-good-news-for-the-cofe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=why-old-etonian-justin-welby-could-be-good-news-for-the-cofe http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/petermullen/100188475/a-new-archbishop-but-no-change-at-canterbury-justin-welby-is-just-another-left-wing-establishment-bureaucrat/  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9664981/Blessed-are-the-Rock-Badgers-as-Justin-Welby-heads-for-Canterbury.html http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/356875/Anglican-church-names-Justin-Welby-as-new-leader-so-who-is-the-next-man-at-Canterbury-  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article3594708.ece http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/leaders/article3594710.ece http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article3594697.ece http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article3594649.ece http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article3594636.ece

E Std p1; FT p3; D Tel p7; Times p8; D Mail p8; D Mirror p15
Reports about alleged 'insider' betting on Canterbury appointment http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9665399/Archbishop-of-Canterbury-Claims-of-insider-dealing-after-run-of-bets-on-Justin-Welby.html http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/new-archbishop-of-canterbury-named-amid-insider-bets-scandal-8299980.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/is-nothing-sacred-unholy-row-erupts-over-insider-betting-on-the-next-archbishop-of-canterbury-8298067.html http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article3594636.ece

D Tel 30 (Clive Aslet)
Piece about the Scrap Metal Dealers Bill. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/britain-at-war/9664368/Desecrating-war-memorials-offends-against-everything-we-hold-dear.html

D Tel p12 (Mandrake: Tim Walker)
Diary piece about Abp of York's Sun column.

Metro p17
Short report that St Mary's, Baldock has been prevented from ringing its bells on Christmas morning because of a single complaint.

Letters
D Tel p29, about the Scrap Metal Dealers Bill, from the Bp of London; and about the appointment of the Abp of Canterbury, from Canon Alan Hughes http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/9665257/The-Republican-Partys-defeat-is-a-lesson-for-the-Conservatives.html (scroll down)
Ind p18, ditto, from Ivor Morgan; and Phil Mason. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/letters/letters-exams-system-fails-the-test-8298228.html (scroll down)

Obituary
Times p65: Archbishop Faustino Sainz Munoz, Papal Nuncio to Britain. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/obituaries/article3594238.ece