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Sugaring The Pill

by | 27th, August 2004

‘SHOULD a cleric dash up to you and offer you a bar of chocolate if you come back to his place, don’t scream for the police and call Esther Rantzen.

A chocolate a day helps you work, rest and pray

It’s most likely they work for the Bishop of Manchester, the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch, who has hit upon a novel way of getting the punters in.

In a drive to swell the Church Of England’s congregations for the upcoming harvest festival, half the diocese’s 300 parishes have already signed up to scheme to give worshippers a ‘goody bag’.

Inside this gift from above contains the latest issue of the diocese newsletter, Crux, a glossy brochure about the Church and a bar of milk chocolate.

The Back To Church Sunday scheme also involves the distribution

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