C of E invokes power of prayer to help the press

While some newspaper publishers are putting their faith in “digital first”, worshippers are being urged to pray for the future of the press.

Amid an industry ravaged by circulation decline, cost-cutting and redundancies, Sunday 20 May has been designated a day of prayer for the media by the Church and Media Network.

A specially commissioned prayer thanks journalists for their “persistence in seeking after truth” and asks for them to “reach for the highest professional standards, especially when budgets are stretched, time is tight, and competition increasing”.

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