Links to church news in the media
SVP urges Government to tackle poverty as calls for help increase
Catholic Ireland Net
[ https://www.catholicireland.net/svp-urges-government-to-tackle-poverty-as-calls-for-help-increase/ ]
RUC widow Fiona Willis on defiance 30 years after IRA bombing
[ https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/ruc-widow-fiona-willis-on-defiance-30-years-after-ira-bombing-39392762.html ]
Report on rise in numbers of divorces in the 12 months to March.
Includes comment from General Synod member Andrea Minichiello Williams.
Vatican publishes book containing Pope Francis’ “lockdown” homilies
Coronavirus: Westminster Abbey ‘dealt shattering blow’
Separately, the Church of England’s 42 cathedrals are projected to be down more than £28.4m on what they thought their budgets would be this year.
[ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-53538741 ]
The Dean’s Choir Address
[ https://www.sheffieldcathedral.org/news/2020/7/26/the-deans-choir-address ]
9 Hymns for Those Struggling with Anxiety and Depression
Jonathan Aigner on Patheos
[ https://www.patheos.com/blogs/ponderanew/2020/02/21/hymns-for-anxiety-and-depression/ ]