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CHELMSFORD: Shopping chaplain

by Margaret Duggan

THE newest shopping centre in the UK, Westfield Stratford City, next to the Olympic Park (above, at night), has had its own chaplain from the moment it officially opened earlier this week.

The Revd Julia Murphy was licensed to the post by the Bishop of Chelmsford, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, for what is said to be the largest shopping centre in Europe. Ms Murphy, who is a Team Vicar in West Ham, will spend two days a week at the centre, and will be ...

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