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GB news – 16th June

C of E should be disestablished;     Disappointment at C of E’s leadership attack on same-sex marriage; Cathedral choirmaster sacked for ‘canoodling’ with woman in churchyard; Website targets Bible poverty in society and in the church

C of E should be disestablished
MP comments after the C of E bishops response on gay marriage
http://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/the-time-is-now-right-to-split-church-and-state-7848161.html

Disappointment at C of E’s leadership attack on same-sex marriage
http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/16725

Cathedral choirmaster sacked for ‘canoodling’ with woman in churchyard
Daily Record – A Cathedral choirmaster  has been dismissed for misconduct. It is understood Iain Simcock was sacked from his post at Glasgow Cathedral for canoodling with a woman in the churchyard last month. Mr Simcock and the woman, aged in her 30s, both deny there was a sexual element to the allegation.
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/2012/06/12/glasgow-cathedral-choirmaster-sacked-for-canoodling-with-woman-in-churchyard-86908-23894943/

Daily Mail
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2157612/Iain-Simcock-Choirmaster-sacked-allegations-sexual-relations-woman-graveyard.html

Website targets Bible poverty in society and in the church  
Christian Today – A new website has been launched by theologians to address the lack of Bible knowledge in the UK and US
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/website.targets.bible.poverty.in.society.and.in.the.church/30065.htm