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Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 18 October

Good Morning from the Church of England Communications Office

Daily Briefing for Thursday 18 October 2012

Issued at 09.15 by lh


Luke the Evangelist

Tomorrow: Henry Martyn, translator, missionary, 1812

D Tel p7; Sun p12/16 (depending on edition)  Reports of trial of Stephen Farrow for murder of the Revd John Suddards, inc evidence that the Abp of Canterbury was an intended victim.

D Mail p10  Report that 'End of Life Registers' are to be drawn up listing patients who doctors believe should be helped to die.

E Std p8  Report of High Barnet curate praying over cyclist fatally injured in collision with lorry.

Sun p2  Brief report of Oxford Union debate, featuring Attorney-General Dominic Grieve and Chris Bryant MP, in which the former is reported to have said: " . . . being a practising homosexual is a bit like being a practising member of the Church of England . . ."

D Mail p27  Report that entertainer Rowan Atkinson is campaigning for partial repeal of the Public Order Act to halt 'the creeping culture of censoriousness'.

D Tel p20  Picture feature with the Duke of Edinburgh and the Dean of Westminster in the Abbey's new Cellarium café.

Letter  Ind p18, about electing a Pope, from Terence Duffy. (scroll down)

Obituary  D Tel p37: Rt Revd Anthony Dumper, Bp of Dudley 1977-93

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