GB news media summary – 25th February

Short reports and links including – For years he was the tabloid’s favourite “Barmy Bishop”; Attacks on government plans to change the definition of marriage; Catholics BBC series review; Foster home moves ‘lack warning’

For years he was the tabloid’s favourite “Barmy Bishop”
Scotsman – There may be no God, ‘but let us live as though there were’, says Bishop Richard Holloway

 Attacks on government plans to change the definition of marriage
Thinking Anglicans: Church Times report; Daily Telegraph report and Bishop of Salisbury’s statement.

Daily Telegraph report

Also : http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/church-does-not-own-marriage-16122513.html

Bishop of Salisbury’s statement
Diocesan press statement on marriage and same-sex relationships

Catholics, episode one, BBC Four, review
Daily Telegraph – Gerard O’Donovan reviews the first episode of the new BBC Four docu-series Catholics, which looks at young men training for the priesthood

Foster home moves ‘lack warning’
BBC – Research suggests many children in care are given little or even no notice of being moved to a different placement.