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Trinity Wall Street installs metal detectors

Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, and the neighboring St Paul’s Chapel have installed metal detectors to screen visitors to the historic sites.

CNN reports:

Church officials said they have been considering the change for a long time, with input from the congregation, so visitors “may find the sanctuary they seek within our walls.”

“While it saddens Trinity to implement these measures, the times we live in necessitate this action,” said Patti Walsh, chief communications officer for Trinity Church […]

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This world

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” (Romans 12:2)

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Keys to the kingdom

One priest tells the story of a man who broke into church to pray – and another replies with the story of a church that stayed open.

Last week, Giles Fraser wrote in the Guardian about a disconcerting moment when his church warden arrived one morning to find the door forced open. Inside, she found a man praying, surrounded by burning candles.

The first thing she noticed was that all the candles had been lit. And by all, I mean all. The […]

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