Podcast: RAF Chaplain’s Battle of Britain Diaries; Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation

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13 April 2018

 IWM

“Woody” Woodhall, Duxford’s Station Commander during the Battle of Britain, with whom Guy Mayfield formed a close working relationship. “Woody” finished the war as a Group Captain, and was one of the most widely respected fighter controllers in the RAF. Mayfield later became Archdeacon of Hastings

“Woody” Woodhall, Duxford’s Station Commander during the Battle of Britain, with whom Guy Mayfield formed a close working relationship. “Woody” finish...

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On this week’s podcast, we talk about the moving and powerful diaries of RAF Chaplain, the Revd Guy Mayfield, who ministered to Battle of Britain Fighter Pilots.

Plus, Madeleine Davies unpacks Pope Francis’s latest Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (“Rejoice and be Glad”) which combines a celebration of ordinary acts of service with calls to radical action.

And we give a flavour of what else is in the paper this week.

Read the diaries here.

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