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The Churches and the Immigration Bill

From the Very Revd Nicholas Coulton

Sir, - The article by Sarah Teather MP on the defects of the Immigration Bill (Comment, 14 Feb) may come as a surprise to some members of Anglican congregations, but not to the many churchpeople around the country who have for a decade or so been struggling to help those desperate for asylum to find a way through the inadequacies of the UK justice system, and the many cruelties perpetrated by the UK Border Agency and its private-sector ...

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Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 14:53
'Positive action' is being taken to create a pool of women ready to be considered for the episcopate http://t.co/mDg7mlOLfo

Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 12:49
Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’ - read analysis by @LindaWoodhead here http://t.co/W9GolEjiJN