THE RELIGIOUS affairs correnee cuuRcut in England and spondent of the Daily TeleWales has sent 4,000 posters graph has lost his job as a to parishes, schools and result of staff cuts. chaplaincies as part of its Jonathan Petre has annual campaign to encour covered religion for the age people to consider join Daily Telegraph for the past ing the priesthood or reli six years and has worked gious life.
for the paper for over two Some 160 men are train decades. Before that he was ing to become priests in a staff reporter on The England and Wales, the Catholic Herald. highest number for several He is one of at least 10 years. The number of men journalists to have been beginning priestly forma dismissed at the newspation each year has been per in the last two years. increasing since 2003.