Over the last few days churches up and down the country have made a political statement which will be widely covered across print and broadcast media. But it is likely to pass without so much as a murmur of criticism.
A programme which examines the bravery and the Christian faith of conscientious objectors, will be screened tonight on Channel 4. It is the latest episode in the series Not Forgotten, presented by Ian Hislop, which looks at the stories behind the names on First World War memorials.
Remembrance Sunday in Britain is rightfully a day for sombre reflection. It is also, lest we forget, a day when national and military flags are paraded and saluted in churches - sometimes even being placed on altars, says Simon Barrow. It is right and respectful to ask questions about this.