Daily Digest Tuesday 29 January
Daily Digest for Tuesday 29th January 2013
Issued at 09.00 by RH
1. Two new Church of England parish publications go online
Two new monthly publications, specifically designed for Church of England parishes, have been posted online on the Church's website. For further information, see end of digest or go to: http://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2013/01/new-parish-publications-from-cofe.aspx
2. Bishop urges Christian generosity 'to give the blood that flows through your veins'
The Bishop of Carlisle today urged Christians to consider giving more than money in a new campaign launched jointly with the NHS and Churches. For further information, see end of digest or go to: http://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2013/01/bishop-urges-christian-generosity-%E2%80%98to-give-the-blood-that-flows-through-your-veins%E2%80%99.aspx
3. Free Church of England Orders recognised
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have recognised the Orders of the Free Church of England under the Overseas and Other Clergy (Ministry and Ordination) Measure 1967. The Measure gives the Archbishops authority to determine whether the Orders of any Church are 'recognised and accepted' by the Church of England. For further information, see end of digest or to go: http://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2013/01/free-church-of-england-orders-recognised.aspx
4. Today's press coverage
News report "Church of England recognizes 'free' order that is against women bishops"
Daily Star p25
News report "H'boro bishop retires" with ref to yesterday's announcement that Bishop of Liverpool will retire this summer
Tel p2 (no link), Eve Stand p7, Expr p5
News reports on Succession Bill which passed Third Reading in Parliament yesterday including ref to defeated amendment proposing Catholics could succeed to the throne
News report "Karaoke is music to ear of long-suffering vicars" with ref to Christian Resources Exhibition
Tel p10 (no link)
Short news story "Cost of the BA cross case"
Tel p11 (no link)
News brief "Give blood, bishop urges" with ref to yesterday's call from Bishop of Carlisle (see press release above)
Kevin Maguire column "10 things I'd like referendums on" including "Disestablishing the Church of England"
News report that "Muslims and Christians were neighbours until war forced many out of their homes" with ref to situation in Syria
Daily Mail p28 (no link)
News report "An allergy not be sneezed at - especially if you're a vicar" with ref to priest in Gloucester who has retired "after his allergy to lilies prevented him from carrying out his duties"
Interview with Sir David Attenborough including ref to Archbishop of Canterbury
Sir Marcus Worsley Conservative MP "who was committed to Church of England"