Archbishop ends global trek
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has completed his 18-month tour of
the Anglican Communion, during which he has visited every Province.
His visit to the Scottish Episcopal Church last week was his 37th,
and included a visit to a new Church Army project, worship in St
Columba's, Aberdour, and a meeting with Scotland's new First
Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
No progress on transparency, says Christian
TAX havens under British rule have made no progress towards
transparency, Christian Aid said on Tuesday. A new "traffic-light"
assessment, produced with Global Witness, examined overseas
territories and Crown dependencies in the light of the pledge, made
last year, to consult on the creation of registers of beneficial
owners of companies (News,
21 June). Progress had been "non-existent, or at the very
New Bishop of Plymouth is a returnee
THE next Bishop of Plymouth will be the Rt Revd Nick McKinnel,
currently the Bishop of Crediton, it was announced on Tuesday.
Bishop McKinnel spent 18 years in ministry in Plymouth as Rector of
St Andrew's, before moving to Crediton in 2012.
Producer seeks cash for Julian of Norwich
FUNDING is being sought for a new documentary on Julian of
Norwich. Tracy Williams, a former BBC producer, has set up a site
on Kickstarter in order to raise £30,000 to make the film.
"Julian's story is one that deserves to be told to a much wider
audience in an accessible way," he said this week. "Making this
film has been my dream for quite a few years."