Author Archives: Jayne Ozanne

Loyalty and Obsession

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of Human Sexuality Group on General Synod As I reflect on the forthcoming Primates’ Meeting two words sound loudly in my head; loyalty and obsession.  I can’t imagine that there is any Anglican, … Continue reading

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Is “Sorry” Too Easy a Word?

by Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham It’s very unsettling when you interrogate something you thought you understood and find you never understood it at all. I was doing a sort of mental mail merge between Sunday’s … Continue reading

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This Love Ain’t Big Enough!

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor of the Province of Canterbury Someone I know is getting married this month. He is an active sincere Christian and his faith has been nurtured in his local middle-of-the-road parish church; he is … Continue reading

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In Praise of Activists…

by the Rev Simon Butler, Prolocutor of the Province of Canterbury  Please Note – this article, written by Canon Simon Butler, has been published by him with support of other Via Media contributors. Ms Ozanne has had no say in … Continue reading

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Speak Clearly After the Tone…

by the Rt Revd Dr David Walker, Bishop of Manchester It feels a long time ago, when the February Group of Sessions of the Church of England General Synod discussed a paper from the House of Bishops, which advocated a … Continue reading

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The Elephant Orphanage

by the Right Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool In the middle of the city of Nairobi you can find the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Here baby elephants, rescued from Kenya’s wildlife parks, are nurtured and fed and re-socialised and returned … Continue reading

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For Grenfell – Where Were You?

by Rev Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds It took some courage for the Prime Minister to make her apology on Tuesday, for the nation was truly shell-shocked by the Grenfell disaster, and Mrs May’s summary … Continue reading

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