05 March 2009

Ships laid up on the River Fal in Cornwall. The Mission to Seafarers (MSF) warns that seafarers now face increased problems, as economic pressures mean that ships are laid up far from home. Canon Ken Peters, the Mission’s director of justice and welfare, says that laid-up crews “suffer acute isolation, low morale, and anxiety about their jobs”


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16-18 February 2018
Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our literary festival with a theological slant in Bloxham, Oxfordshire. Speakers include Francis Spufford, Ruth Valerio, Eve Poole, Mark Oakley, James Runcie and many others. Find out more

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

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