Mothers’ Union and the refugee crisis

Claire Musters on the ever more urgent need to help people who are fleeing their countries. With the refugee crisis in Europe spiralling out of control, Mothers’ Union dioceses have been showing their continued commitment to supporting refugees practically. Working and campaigning alo
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The story of Edith Cavell: ‘I realise that patriotism is not enough’

Claire Musters interviews former Families First editor and journalist Catherine Butcher about her biography of Edith Cavell, a British nurse who helped save the lives of many soldiers during the First World War. What was it that drew you to Edith’s story? I was researching stories tha
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Just Dad and me

With fathers making up almost 10% of single parents, we hear from one 27-year-old man about his experiences since the mother of his young son left. I am 27 and I have a son who is six. His mother and I had been living together for a few months before she fell pregnant. Our son started
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Faith on the streets

Claire Musters talks to the pair behind a new book chronicling more than a decade of the Street Pastors movement. With over 12,000 volunteers trained, and teams working in over 270 cities across the UK – not to mention nine overseas – it’s safe to say that the Street Pasto
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An important story

Former Families First columnist Michele Guinness has just released her debut novel. She speaks to Claire Musters about family, fiction and the role of women in Church leadership. ‘It is 2020, and the Church of England is in dire straits. Yet one woman is making a difference in her dio
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What teenagers need from the Church

A group of young people spoke honestly to writer Claire Musters about their struggles to remain faithful in the face of an increasingly non-religious world, and the kind of support they need in order to remain true to God. Christianity is alive and well among the younger generation –
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