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The Bishop of Blackburn’s views on gambling

From Captain Philip Johanson CA
Sir, — The Revd Norman Smith (Letters, 7 March) is right to draw your readers’ attention to the duplicity of the Church of England in relation to gambling.

During the recent debate at the General Synod on casinos, the Bishop of Blackburn informed the Synod that he had supported the possibility of a supercasino in Blackpool. His reason was that it would have ...

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Fri 4 Sep 15 @ 21:56
Hertfordshire churches targeted in possible "religiously aggravated" attacks http://t.co/l3XIgnllaI http://t.co/PfV8xuiakQ

Fri 4 Sep 15 @ 21:28
@John_Gillibrand It's something we are definitely going to consider for the future if there is enough demand.