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Hiking, Biking, and Walking Across Italy: How to Explore the Cammini d’Italia

“Italy has embraced the Via Francigena as none of the other three nations have,” writes Timothy Egan in his New York Times bestseller A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith. As he walks the storied route that traverses England, France, and Italy, Egan explains what makes walking the Italian section of the Via Francigena so appealing: This country never threw off its Catholicism; monarchs with their own religious agendas were scarce, and Protestants still are. The...
Tags: Travel, Hiking, History, Rome, Nature, Ecotourism, New York Times, Italy, Canterbury, Walking Tours, England France, Timothy Egan, Sports & Leisure, Francigena, Parks and Nature, Biking Tours

Groundwater drives rapid erosion of the Canterbury coastline, New Zealand

Groundwater flow and seepage can form large gullies along coastal cliffs in the matter of days, it has been discovered.
Tags: Science, New Zealand, Canterbury

Christchurch liquor baron Harjit Singh fined for exploiting migrant workers

The owner of numerous liquor stores in Canterbury has been fined thousands of dollars for employment law breaches, including failing to pay minimum wage to staff.Harjit Singh and his business, Nekita Enterprises Limited, have been... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canterbury, Christchurch, Harjit Singh, Nekita Enterprises Limited

Has Thomas Becket's treasured 'little book' been found?

Thomas Becket, killed in Canterbury in 1170, was attached to a "little book", which may now have been found in Cambridge.
Tags: News, Canterbury, Thomas Becket

Covid-19 dominates Christmas messages from Christian leaders

Pope urges nations to share Covid vaccines while archbishop of Canterbury insists ‘darkness has not overcome the light’See all our coronavirus coverageChristian leaders have delivered their Christmas messages, with the pope calling on nations to share Covid-19 vaccines and the archbishop of Canterbury saying that despite a testing year, “darkness has still not overcome the light”.Pope Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) message virtually from a lectern in...
Tags: Religion, World news, Catholicism, Pope Francis, Christianity, Vatican, Justin Welby, Pope, Anglicanism, Canterbury, St Peter

Coronavirus live updates: Ireland considering travel restrictions from Britain as other European countries suspend UK flights

Ireland, France and Germany consider bans as Italy, Belgium and Netherlands stop UK travelBelgium, Italy and Netherlands ban flights from UK over new Covid strainNew restrictions in place for greater Sydney 3.29pm GMT Restrictions on flights and ferries arriving into the Republic of Ireland from Britain are set to come into effect from midnight tonight, RTE News reports.The Irish Times is also reporting that two senior sources say an initial, temporary ban is one option that has been under c...
Tags: UK, Science, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Republic Of Ireland, Sydney, Justin Welby, Canterbury

Covid: Christmas will bring 'pain' but there is hope for the future - Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury urges people to plan for proper celebrations in the future.
Tags: UK, News, Canterbury, Welby

No need to go to church on Christmas Day, says Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury says elderly and vulnerable should consider risks to themselves Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageElderly and vulnerable churchgoers should think carefully about the risk to themselves before going to church on Christmas Day, the archbishop of Canterbury has warned.Justin Welby said on Sunday: “Don’t feel under compulsion. Do what is sensible. My mother, who is in her 90s, will not be going to church, I’m sure, because it’s too dangerous. Contin...
Tags: UK News, Christianity, Justin Welby, Anglicanism, Canterbury, Coronavirus

Wellington's 14-year-old legspinner Kate Chandler bags List A five-for

Chandler's 5 for 41 helped Wellington beat Canterbury in NZC women's domestic one-daye
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Canterbury, Wellington, Chandler, NZC, Kate Chandler

The Troubles: Legacy event rescheduled after criticism

The talks involving government officials have been hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury's office.
Tags: News, Canterbury

West Coast council bails out of controversial stake in Canterbury 1080-pellet factory

By Lois Williams, Local Democracy Reporter The West Coast Regional Council has cut its losses and sold its share in a Canterbury-based pesticide factory. While it is quitting its controversial stake in Pest Control Research... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, West Coast, Canterbury, Pest Control Research

‘Lord of the Rings’ Cast Members Are Trying to Turn J.R.R. Tolkien’s House into a Literary Center

“ Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” You can can be one of those people who makes a difference by helping some of The Lord of the Rings cast members in their efforts to keep the house of J.R.R. Tolkien from being put on the market. Lord of the Rings stars Ian McKellen and John Rhys-Davies are teaming up with The Hobbit trilogy star Martin Freeman, Annie Lennox, singer of “Into the West” from Return of the King, and author Julia Golding to support a crowdfunding c...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Hobbit, House, Adaptation, Rowan Williams, New Line, J R R Tolkien, Canterbury, Ian Mckellen, Tolkien, John Rhys Davies, John Howe, Sam Gamgee, Movie Tourism, The-Lord-of-the-Rings

Spending review: Rishi Sunak cuts overseas aid budget

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls the chancellor's decision "shameful and wrong".
Tags: News, Canterbury, Rishi Sunak

Archbishop of Canterbury: Justin Welby warns against foreign aid cut

He joins Microsoft founder Bill Gates in urging the UK to think global in its post-Covid recovery plans
Tags: UK, News, Microsoft, Bill Gates, Justin Welby, Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury: Justin Welby to take three-month sabbatical in 2021

Justin Welby will use his time away for "reflection, prayer, and spiritual renewal".
Tags: News, Justin Welby, Canterbury

When Christmas was cancelled: a lesson from history

The prospect of a Christmas without large-scale celebrations is preying on minds. After the widespread cancellation of pantomimes, festive light “switch-ons" and other community activities, it seems likely that 2020's festivities will be much more intimate affairs, potentially with households banned from mixing indoors. But what if families ignore distancing rules, should they remain in place, and celebrate together rather than on Zoom? Politicians seeking to come down hard on rule-breakers migh...
Tags: England, London, Religion, Society, History, War, Public Health, Britain, Ireland, Christianity, Innovation, Charles, Kent, Ipswich, Canterbury, Norwich

Synlait Milk to raise $200m, earnings to flatten in 2021

Synlait Milk said it planned to raise $200 million from investors for further investment and to strengthen its balance sheet.Canterbury-based Synlait said it planned to raise $180m from an underwritten placement at a fixed price... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canterbury, Synlait Milk, Synlait

Archbishop of Canterbury joins faith leaders' outcry over lockdown ban on worship

Religious leaders have challenged the government's decision to ban “essential” communal worship during lockdown. Continuation of public worship is “essential”, the leaders of the Church of England, the Roman Catholic church and orthodox Judaism, along with Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Pentecostal representatives, have warned. In an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick, and Minister of State Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, the coalition of England’s ...
Tags: England, News, Judaism, Boris Johnson, Canterbury, Robert Jenrick, Muslim Hindu Sikh, Stephen Greenhalgh

Man who stalked Bond star Naomie Harris gets suspended sentence

Ii Ovisyonairo Ii also handed a restraining order and required to undergo treatmentA man who stalked the James Bond star Naomie Harris has been freed after being handed a suspended sentence, given a restraining order and required to undertake treatment.Ii Ovisyonairo Ii, from Canterbury, tracked Harris down to her north London home, leaving her “absolutely petrified”, after first making contact with the actor’s mother. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Crime, UK News, James Bond, Canterbury, Bond, Naomie Harris, HARRIS, Ii Ovisyonairo Ii

Canterbury businesses vying for title of NZ's best sausage roll

The hunt for the country's best sausage roll is on with 37 Canterbury businesses vying for the top spot.The inaugural Bakels Legendary Sausage Roll compeition is under way with judging expected to be announced in a week.606 bakeries... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canterbury, Nz

Trade Me job listings in Canterbury on the decline

The Canterbury job market appears shaky with Trade Me job listings down 14.8 per cent from last year.New figures show the decline in listings based on data from September. It also showed the Mackensie District in Canterbury had... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canterbury, Mackensie District in Canterbury

International Coalition Backs Embattled Expert on Chinese Foreign-Influence Operations

Nearly 150 China-focused experts and academics signed on to a letter this week expressing their support for Anne-Marie Brady, a professor at New Zealand’s University of Canterbury, whose work on the Chinese Communist Party’s foreign political interference has been the target of a review by the school’s vice chancellor.The paper that triggered the review is “Holding a Pen in One Hand, Gripping a Gun in the Other,” Brady’s investigation of how China’s People’s Liberation Army has infiltrated civil...
Tags: News, China, University, Beijing, Canada, Antarctica, New Zealand, Chinese communist party, Xinjiang, Huawei, Canterbury, Ian Wright, Ccp, Burton, Wright, Brady

Justin Welby: Church to do 'whatever it takes' over child abuse

The Archbishop of Canterbury says the Church of England has "got to do better" at protecting children.
Tags: UK, England, News, Justin Welby, Canterbury

Justin Welby: Child sex abuse report a 'wake-up call' for Church

The Archbishop of Canterbury says the Church of England has "got to do better" at protecting children.
Tags: UK, England, News, Justin Welby, Canterbury

Welby: C of E must do 'whatever it takes' to redress sexual abuse scandal

Archbishop of Canterbury said inquiry into C of E failings is ‘big wake-up call’The Church of England must “do whatever it takes” to put right its failings in the way it deals with sexual abuse, the archbishop of Canterbury has said.Speaking the day after an independent inquiry said the church had protected its own reputation and given abusers a place to hide, Justin Welby said: “Nothing must get in the way and we must do whatever it takes. This report is a big wake-up call.” Continue reading...
Tags: England, Religion, UK News, Christianity, Justin Welby, Anglicanism, Canterbury, Welby

Synlait Milk's net profit drops 9% as new investments drag

Infant formula maker Synlait Milk said its annual net profit dropped by 9.0 per cent to $75.2 million, reflecting the impact of new acquisitions made over the last two years.The Canterbury-based company last year bought Dairyworks... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canterbury, Synlait Milk

Church of England will emerge from pandemic 'changed' but also 'renewed'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Church of England will emerge from the pandemic a changed institution.
Tags: England, News, Christian, Canterbury

'Wearing a mask is loving your neighbour' - Justin Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury is urging people to get on board with Covid-19 restrictions.
Tags: News, Justin Welby, Christian, Canterbury

Church must offer hope as UK faces second wave, say Archbishops

As the UK grapples with a second wave of coronavirus, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on the Church to play a vital role in offering hope and comfort to the nation.
Tags: UK, News, Church, Christian, Canterbury

UK move to classify Extinction Rebellion 'organised crime group' comes under fire

Letter signed by 150 public figures hits back at move to scapegoat protestersStephen Fry, Mark Rylance and a former Archbishop of Canterbury are among 150 public figures to hit back at government moves to classify the climate protesters of Extinction Rebellion as an “organised crime group”. In a letter to be published in the Observer on Sunday, XR is described as “a group of people who are holding the powerful to account” – who should not become targets of “vitriol and anti-democratic posturing”...
Tags: Politics, UK, Media, Protest, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Culture, Daily Mail, Stephen Fry, Freedom Of Speech, Mark Rylance, Canterbury, Antony Gormley