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Caption competition

Caption competition

Caption competition

THE last caption competition had a post-Brexit feel: an archive photo of the Labour Health and Social Services Secretary Barbara Castle campaigning against the Common Market in 1975. Straight in: ”The real issue was just why there was an inter­national market for Rachel’s clothes” ...

Caption competition

Caption competition

IN THE midst of Euro 2016, it was surprising there were not more references to the tournament in our latest caption competition. We had a few entries on this theme, however: “Although he couldn’t be there in person, the chaplain to the English football team tried to be with them in spiri...

Caption competition

Caption competition

OF COURSE, there’s nothing funny about defibrillators, and our thanks to Edward Mynors, one of whose entries read: “Seriously, it only costs £861, and it could save a life in your parish.”

Caption competition

Caption competition

WE ARE always pleased when readers submit photos for the caption competition. Sometimes, even, the subjects have given permission

Caption competition

Caption competition

IT ALL gets a little apocalyptic in the caption competition this week. It might be the impending fate of the United States; mostly, though, it’s simply a play on the name of the leading Republican candidate

Caption Competition

Caption Competition

SHOW Church Times readers a photo with water in it, and baptism immediately comes to mind. . .

Caption competition

Caption competition

SEEN in their hundreds in procession in Seville, the nazarenos are an impressive sight. One small one on his/her own, however, was considered less so by our caption-competition entrants. “Give me your handbag, son. It makes you stick out like a sore thumb” (Eric Lishman); “But you said I could chose...

Caption competition

Caption competition

THE Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Revd Graham Usher, featured in our last caption competition — not that we expected our readers to recognise him.

Two entries were based on the Bishop’s name: “When the

Caption competition

Caption competition

ONE political topic dominated the last Church Times caption competition.

“It’s an in/out referendum — out of the frying pan. . .” (John Saxbee); “This might

Caption competition

Caption competition

THE Christmas daffodils did not mean that winter was quite ruled out in a few pockets of the country. Our readers can be relied on to bring references from literature and hymnody: “A cold coming they had of it: just the wrong time of year for a service” (Derwyn Williams); “The grave’s a fine and pri...

Caption competition

Caption competition

THIS was two caption competitions in a row which have involved dressing up in church, a point not missed by Chris Coupe: “Still, it’s got more street cred than being dressed as an orange.” A recent meeting of the Primates did not escape our readers’ notice (NB all references to GAFCON and the Primat...

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Tue 26 Jul 16 @ 11:32
The Archbishop of Canterbury has responded to the attack in France which has reportedly left a priest dead. https://t.co/c8Lv8sMUXr

Tue 26 Jul 16 @ 11:18
RT @BBCGavinHewittFrench govt regard knife attack on church in Normandy as terror attack. Pres. Hollande heading there. 92 year old priest had throat cut.