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The chaplain: in the front line of youth ministry

Despite being misunderstood by politicians and ignored by the Church, school chaplains' ministry is crucial, argues Gordon Parry

SCHOOLS have again hit the headlines because of issues that are very much the concern of all those who take seriously holistic education in a religious context, and its explicit incorporation of moral and spiritual values. This has had repercussions at the highest levels of government, which reveal a profound misunderstanding about how such values are threaded through the life of a school.

A more measured approach to Christian values has, however, been explored by the Bishop of ...

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Religiously motivated violence can be countered by relationships, argues Justin Welby  Read More

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