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Synod: More pastoral care for Forces

Forces covenants

ARMED-FORCES covenants were the subject of a motion carried by the Synod on Monday morning, with the aim of improving pastoral care of those currently and formerly in the Forces.

The debate began with a presentation from the Bishop at Lambeth, the Rt Revd Nigel Stock, who is also the Bishop to the Forces. He said that the Synod debate was about how the Church "might best respond to those who are part of what is often referred to as the Armed Forces ...

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Fri 28 Nov 14 @ 12:51
Our interview from 2009 with PD James, who died yesterday http://t.co/2v7CmTwt6C http://t.co/NFJ6oISDBf

Fri 28 Nov 14 @ 12:14
Our editor has disloyally written for the Guardian's comment page today. However, it is pretty good. On Black Friday: http://t.co/tHWHa4X9y0