The top reports on faith in the news this morning.
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Report on response from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby to US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the NHS.
Report on winners at the Corporate Content Awards 2018 event held in London last night – including two gold and one silver awards for the Church of England digital communications team.
Report ahead of presentation and debate at the General Synod meeting today on Discerning in Obedience, a theological review of the Crown Nominations Commission.
Report on figures on safeguarding cases prepared for General Synod questions, to be published today.
Article on House of Bishops response to the Independent Reviewer’s report on the See of Sheffield.
Further coverage of appeal to stay in the UK by 19-year-old former child slave ‘Stephen’ after the Home Secretary refused his plea for asylum last year. The teenager was rescued by Rev David Tomlinson, of St John’s Church, Shildon, and his wife Davina, three years ago. The Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, has written a letter of support after Stephen personally addressed the Diocesan Synod about his plight.
Report on remarks by the Bishop of Wolverhampton, Clive Gregory, on plans for a blue plaque commemorating the late Enoch Powell MP.
Report on letter written by the Primate of Nigeria Nicholas Okoh, chair of Gafcon Primates Council.
Further coverage of concerns that one million children living in poverty will miss out on free school meals under Universal Credit plans. The Children’s Society is quoted.
Report that Poole Borough Council has put plans for new fines for beggars on hold. The move comes after the Bishop of Sherborne, Karen Gorham, criticised Poole Borough Council for seeming to ignore local responses to proposals to impose restrictions on rough sleepers in the town.
Sarah Gordon: ‘Business drags its feet on the road to gender diversity’