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CNI Media Rundown @ 0915 – Feb 8, 2018

The top reports on  faith in the news this morning.


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Premier
Report on response from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby to US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the NHS.
https://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Justin-Welby-rebukes-Trumps-criticism-of-NHS

Transform Magazine
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.
http://www.transformmagazine.net/articles/2018/corporate-content-awards-2018-winners-announced/

Times
Report ahead of presentation and debate at the General Synod meeting today  on Discerning in Obedience, a theological review of the Crown Nominations Commission.
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/church-chose-unworthy-bishops-after-misinterpreting-gods-will-vr27xhv7b

Mail
Report on figures on safeguarding cases prepared for General Synod questions, to be published today.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5365473/Church-England-facing-3-000-sex-abuse-claims.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Christian Today
Article on House of Bishops response to the Independent Reviewer’s report on the See of Sheffield.

Christian Today
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.

Christian Today
Report on remarks by the Bishop of Wolverhampton, Clive Gregory, on plans for a blue plaque commemorating the late Enoch Powell MP.

Christian Today
Report on letter written by the Primate of Nigeria Nicholas Okoh, chair of Gafcon Primates Council.

Mail
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.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5364525/Free-school-meals-revamp-leave-million-children-without-hot-food.html

BBC
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.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-42976552

Comment
Financial Times
Sarah Gordon: ‘Business drags its feet on the road to gender diversity’
https://www.ft.com/content/4ae62792-0be3-11e8-839d-41ca06376bf2?FTCamp=engage/CAPI/webapp/Channel_Moreover//B2B

Spectator
Charles Moore
https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/02/womens-suffrage-was-just-part-of-a-huge-shift-in-the-idea-of-who-should-vote/