Monthly Archives: June 2018

Trumped Up Charges That Have Shamed America.

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds As Refugee Week drew to a close Trump’s immigration policy precipitated the removal of children from their parents, caging them in concrete and wire holds with nothing … Continue reading

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For the Love of God….

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Author of Just Love ‘Once bitten, twice shy’ or so the old saying goes. Typically, it means that when someone has let you down once you’re rightly wary of trusting them again. And … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Fish….

by the Revd Janet Fife, a retired priest and a survivor of abuse As a survivor of abuse and a spokesperson for others who have been abused, the Revd Janet Fife has been given a right of reply to the … Continue reading

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A Via Media in Safeguarding?

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury  Via Media is billed as Rediscovering the Middle Ground. Among the polarisations within the church today is the one that exists between what we might not-quite-helpfully identify as … Continue reading

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Who Speaks for Anglican Evangelicals?

by the Revd Canon Anna Norman-Walker, Rector of Streatham and past Member of General Synod Last week I found my prejudices deeply challenged. I had been rather surprised to be invited to lead a session for first year Ordinands at … Continue reading

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Welcome, Disorder & Hypocrisy in the Church of England

by the Very Revd David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral On 9th May 2018, the four bishops of the Lichfield Diocese wrote a letter to all clergy and licensed lay ministers in their diocese headed “Welcoming and honouring LGBT+ … Continue reading

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Sex & the Single Girl

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod In all of the excitement about that sermon, some of the striking aspects of the royal wedding were perhaps slightly overlooked. The world watched an American divorcée marry into … Continue reading

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