Thinking Anglicans

Istanbul bombings

Saturday and Sunday additions below

The Archbishop of Canterbury has issued a statement concerning today’s bombings in Istanbul, which you can read here.
The Diocese in Europe has also issued a statement concerning this, which you can read here.
The Church Times has a news story, on the web but not in the paper edition,
Chaplain comforts Istanbul bereaved.

More news coverage of this from The Times
Williams escaped the attack by hours
Perfect posting that ended in tragedy
and yesterday’s PA report
And from the Telegraph, Victoria Combe formerly religious affairs correspondent for the paper, writes ‘Roger Short was brilliant. He was just one of the best’

Saturday additions
Grieving widow takes her children to see place where their father was assassinated by Victoria Combe in the Telegraph.
Consul General’s wife went to the shops for milk and cheated death in The Times
Canon Ian Sherwood, Chaplain in Istanbul, on BBC Radio 4 Thought for the Day (Real Player required)

Sunday additions
BBC Far from home, Britons remember and Prayers said for Istanbul victims
Ian Sherwood interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Sunday programme (Real Player required)