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UK news in brief

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12 September 2014

world's eye!

Flags: the "World's Eye!" display at Worcester Cathedral uses designs by Japanese people affected by the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

Flags: the "World's Eye!" display at Worcester Cathedral uses designs by Japanese people affected by the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

Dr Inge to become 'Bishop for buildings'

T HE Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge, has succeeded the Bishop of London, Dr Richard Chartres, as the Church of England's lead bishop for cathedrals and church buildings, it was announced on Monday. He will support the Cathedrals and Church Buildings Division, ChurchCare, and all who help to maintain the C of E's buildings.

 

Equality Commission seeks experiences

PEOPLE who believe that their religion or belief, or that of others, has affected their experience at work, or treatment by service providers, are being asked to respond to a consultation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The call for evidence is being conducted by NatCen Social Research. The deadline is 14 October. http://bit.ly/1AgzaVo

 

Jim Dobbin MP, pro-life campaigner, dies suddenly

TRIBUTES have been paid to Jim Dobbin, the Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton, in Greater Manchester, who died on Sunday, at the age of 73, during a trip to Poland organised by the Council of Europe. A Roman Catholic, he was made a papal knight in 2008, and chaired the all-party parliamentary pro-life group. Ed Miliband said that Mr Dobbin "always took a lead in fostering links between the Church and the Labour Party".

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