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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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A greater compassion

Assisted dying: Next week, a new attempt will be made to relax the law. Richard Harries defends the present legal set-up  Subscribe to read more

Sat 12 Jul 14 @ 18:49
Bit of a preview of tonight's #synod debate on vesture on our Letters pages this year http://t.co/DuzgeI5knn

Sat 12 Jul 14 @ 18:44
Tonight #synod debates if robes for clergy should still be mandatory. Here a @WycliffeFriends tutor argues for change http://t.co/rZCrNjjIWj