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Keeps the rain off: more than 900 paying guests dined on beef and Scotch quail-eggs in York Minster on 8 June to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee and the York Minster Rose, and boost the York Minster Fund: tickets cost £150 a head. The nave was covered with 1500 square metres of turf, grown on re­cycled textiles. Among the diners were the Archbishop of York, Lord Halifax, and Lord Crathorne YORK MINISTER

Keeps the rain off: more than 900 paying guests dined on beef and Scotch quail-eggs in York Minster on 8 June to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee and the York Minster Rose, and boost the York Minster Fund: tickets cost £150 a head. The nave was covered with 1500 square metres of turf, grown on re­cycled textiles. Among the diners were the Archbishop of York, Lord Halifax, and Lord Crathorne YORK MINISTER

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How we took our pick

How we took our pick

Paul Handley explains why we began our quest for the best 100 Christian books, and how we reached our verdicts  Read More

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When the nation needs a shared sense of sacrifice

War memorials have been made more Christian, but this has blurred distinctions between faith and patriotism, says John Wolffe  Subscribe to read more

Wed 1 Oct 14 @ 10:54
RT @greenbeltAnd here, editor Paul Handley explains the quest and how they reached their verdicts: http://t.co/R9Q4YCOI9L 2/2

Wed 1 Oct 14 @ 10:53
RT @BPGUKGood to see 3 @dlt_books titles (so far!) in the @churchtimes 100 Best Books. Will there be more in parts 2 and 3 I wonder! #CT100