Bats in the belfry Do you have bats in the belfry? I mean that literally although, despite their love for hanging out in old church buildings, most bats find belfries too noisy and draughty. Caring for God's earth Simon Marsh The soprano pipistrelle bat | photo: iStock Bats are some of those creatures which provoke strong emotions and illustrate the tensions that can arise between caring for God’s people and caring for the rest of God’s creation. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.