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Give blood and organs, Bishop urges

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 01 Feb 2013 @ 12:17

THE Christian imperative to be generous "applies just as much to the blood that flows in our veins, and the organs that are such an intrinsic part of our bodies" as to our time and money, the Bishop of Carlisle, the Rt Revd James Newcome, said on Monday.

He was speaking to launch the "fleshandblood" campaign, a two-year initiative between the NHS and Churches, including the Church of England, designed to encourage Christians to donate blood and join the organ-donor register. The ...

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