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Banned whale beached at Weston-super-Mare

Banned whale beached at Weston-super-Mare

Having been banned by the Royal Parks in London for being too religious, a 50ft inflatable sperm whale finally beached today at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset. Read more

Ebola doctor tells of brush with death

Ebola doctor tells of brush with death

A Liberian doctor who has recovered from the Ebola virus has spoken out about how he relied on the Bible as well as medicine during his ordeal. Read more

Encouragement and loss at home

Encouragement and loss at home

Women’s lives were completely changed by the war. Suddenly 2 million women found themselves in employment for the first time. Many were widowed or found that they would now never marry. Read more

The Big Mission calendar competition

The Big Mission calendar competition

Do you like reading the Bible? How about taking photos? If so, then we've got a great competition for you! Read more

Chaplains played key role in WW1

Chaplains played key role in WW1

Providing spiritual solace to the forces was key. But the Armed Forces got off to a slow start. At the outbreak of war there were just 116 chaplains. By 1918 there were some 3,000 in France alone. Read more

Bible Society distributed 9 million Bibles during WW1

Bible Society distributed 9 million Bibles during WW1

Every member of the British Armed Forces in World War One was supplied with a Bible or a New Testament as a standard part of their kit. Read more

Bible was most-read book at the Front

Bible was most-read book at the Front

The Bible was the most-read book at the Front, according to a leading academic. ‘There is no other book that was as widely owned or read in the trenches,’ says Dr Snape, Reader in War, Religion and Society at Birmingham University. Read more

Prayers and Bible readings mark centenary of World War One

Prayers and Bible readings mark centenary of World War One

Prayers will be said and Bible verses read across the country today as we remember the centenary of World War One. Read more

World War One soldier survives attack to later find bullet in Bible

World War One soldier survives attack to later find bullet in Bible

28 year old George Hever Vinall sent a letter to his parents in July 1917 which tells the story of how he survived an artillery attack and later found a bullet lodged in his Bible. Read more

Cornish Bible app brings God to the beaches

Cornish Bible app brings God to the beaches

It’s taken six translators more than 20 years, but today, Cornwall’s 532,300-strong population can read the Bible online. Or at least, part of it. Read more

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