Bell ringers to mark 100 years since the end of First World War

Nov 12, 2017 by

from BBC News: Some 1,400 bell ringers are to be recruited in 2018 to mark 100 years since World War One ended. They will represent the 1,400 bell ringers who died in the conflict. Bells in churches and cathedrals will ring out on 11 November next year and Big Ben will also strike to mark the...

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A prayer for Remembrance

Nov 12, 2017 by

from the Church of England website: Ever-living God, We remember those whom you have gathered from the storm of war into the peace of your presence; may that same peace calm our fears, bring justice to all peoples and establish harmony among the nations, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen See...

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We will remember them: Resources for Remembrance Sunday

Nov 9, 2017 by

Your Service of Remembrance: literature and audiovisual material created by The Royal British Legion    For the Fallen, by Robert Laurence Binyon, September 1914: With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were,...

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Armistice and Remembrance Services

Nov 4, 2017 by

from The Prayer Book Society: These services, from the Armistice in 1918 and from its fifth anniversary in 1923, are provided (unedited from the originals) in the hope that they will be of assistance to those planning contemporary commemorations of the Centenary of the Armistice. They are...

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The Western media: the propaganda wing of al-Qaeda?

Dec 22, 2016 by

by Brendan O’Neill, Spiked: Western coverage of Aleppo has been disturbingly shallow and biased. […]  The Western media coverage of Syria counts as some of the most biased, uncritical war reporting of recent times. A vastly complex war, referred to by one journalist in August as ‘the...

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We are watching Aleppo burn in real time. And just like in Bosnia and Rwanda, we do nothing

Dec 13, 2016 by

by Julie Lenarz, Telegraph: Every time a massacre happens, we say “never again”. Now, “never again” is happening in Aleppo, as I write. The government’s operation to recapture the rebel-held eastern part of the city is in its final stages and reports of atrocities are...

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