Does God work in Strangeways?
'I suppose we see the prisoners as they are, rather than how society has deemed them'
Dear members — today’s story takes you to meet James Gallogly, the managing chaplain of HMP Manchester, formerly Strangeways. Jack sat down with him to talk about the legacy of the Strangeways chaplain job — seeing that the chapel was where the prison’s infamous 1990 riot began — and spots some of the oddities that arise when a city develops around a high-security detention facility.
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