Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 5 September 2012
Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office
Daily Briefing for Wednesday 5th September 2012
Issued at 09.20 by hd
Tomorrow: Allen Gardiner, missionary, founder of the South American Mission Society, 1851
1. NEWS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
Archbishop Says "Online Safety - Let's Put Children
The Archbishop of York has written today in the Daily Mail about the importance of protecting young people using the internet. For further information, see end of briefing or go to:
2. NEWS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
Archbishop Young Leaders Award 'Taster Day'
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has invited Headteachers of North of England schools to Manor Church of England Academy, York on Thursday 4 October to hear more about his Youth Trust's Young Leaders Award. For further information, see end of briefing or go to: http://www.archbishopofyork.org/articles.php/2583/archbishop-young-leaders-award-taster-day-invitation
3. PRESS RELEASE FROM LAMBETH PALACE
Archbishop - "We must locate education at the very heart
of the humanitarian agenda"
The Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday hosted a conference on Education for Children Affected by Armed Conflict - something which has been a priority issue for him throughout his ministry as Archbishop, promoting the education services of Anglican Churches in a number of conflict-affected areas. For further information, see end of briefing or go to: http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/articles.php/2609/archbishop-we-must-locate-education-at-the-very-heart-of-the-humanitarian-agenda
4. Today's press coverage
Independent p 27 and p19 (Christian Patterson),
Telegraph p1 and p10, i p2, p7 and p23, Mirror p2, Express p1 and
p12, Daily Mail p2, Daily Star p9
News items, comment and leaders focusing on "landmark cases, brought by four British Christians, including two workers forced out of their jobs after visibly wearing crosses", that were "heard on Tuesday at the European Court of Human Rights".
Report that "more than 110,000 people have signed a petition demanding internet companies block access to hardcore pornography as a default setting to protect children"; the petition was "organised by Premier Christian Media".
Independent p33, Telegraph p16, i p20
Reports that "at least 20 whistleblowers are seeking to expose corruption and incompetence in the Vatican".
Independent p16 and p24, i p26
Reports and a leader on the recent violence in north Belfast.