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Church School Wins Regional Award *Updated

Church School Wins Regional Award *Updated

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

Durweston CE VA Primary School, Dorset, is the South West and Wales Primary regional winner in the Church School Awards 2012. Ten regional winners were announced in total.

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Warminster prayers for "missing” soldiers in Afghanistan *Updated

Warminster prayers for "missing” soldiers in Afghanistan *Updated

by Michael Ford 8 March 2012

The Minster Church of St Denys, in Warminster, offered prayers for those missing presumed dead in Afghanistan from the Warminster-based Third Battalion Yorkshire Regiment at 5pm during Evening Prayer, Wednesday 7 March.

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Marriage and same-sex relationships

Marriage and same-sex relationships

by Jonathan Ball 27 February 2012

Statement re: meeting with Dorset clergy on 14 February concerning the Bishop of Salisbury’s comments on same-sex relationships in The Times and on BBC Radio 4

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Towards a New Economy

Towards a New Economy

by Michael Ford 23 April 2012

Delegates heard calls for a reform of the national economy during Diocesan Synod at St Nicholas Church, Corfe Mullen on Saturday (18 February).

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Radical Challenge

Radical Challenge

by Jonathan Ball 23 April 2012

The Bishop’s Presidential address to Salisbury Diocesan Synod held at St Nicholas' Church Corfe Mullen, 18 February 2012

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'Money' Talks

'Money' Talks

by Michael Ford 15 February 2012

Over 100 Church of England representatives from across Wiltshire and Dorset will meet to discuss financial justice and vote on the Anglican Communion Covenant during Diocesan Synod at St Nicholas Church, Corfe Mullen on Saturday 18 February (from 10am).

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Bishop praises General Synod *Updated

Bishop praises General Synod *Updated

by Jonathan Ball 27 February 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury has reported this morning (9 February) that the debates so far have been long, intense and passionate.

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Bishop urges open debate

Bishop urges open debate

by Jonathan Ball 5 February 2012

Bishop Nicholas said on BBC Radio 4’s 'Sunday' programme this week that there are more views on civil partnerships in the church than have been expressed officially.

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A message from Bishop Nicholas

A message from Bishop Nicholas

by Jonathan Ball 4 February 2012

Briefing note following the interview published in The Times on Friday 3 February

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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Begin *Updated

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Begin *Updated

by Michael Ford 24 February 2012

Monday 6 February is the 60th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II. Parishes in Wiltshire and Dorset will start celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee from this date.

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