Monthly Archives: December 2017

2018 – A Year for Vigorous & Positive Action…

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod I dreamt last night that I had an altercation with the Archbishop of Canterbury. About progress on LGBTI inclusion in the church. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Spiritual Blindness & its Root of Fear

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News Do you believe in Spiritual Blindness?  I must admit, I do. I define it as something spiritual that happens to people, often because of something that has happened to them in their past, which … Continue reading

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Power, Abuse and the Sense of Entitlement

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester Ten years or so ago we learned that significant numbers of UK politicians were taking an extremely generous view as to what constituted legitimate expenses. In the last few weeks we’ve … Continue reading

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“Cassock Chasers” and Compromised Clergy

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Some recent blogging about sexual abuse and harassment in the Church of England has referred to ‘cassock chasers’. When I read it, it was a phrase new to me; … Continue reading

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