Author Archives: Jayne Ozanne

The First Signs of Spring?

by the Revd Andrew Foreshew-Cain, former Member of General Synod As it write this piece I am sitting in our house in the Peak District with snow swirling down from a rather leaden sky. Those of you who know me … Continue reading

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IICSA – Holding the Past to Account?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Now that the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has held its preliminary hearing into the next cycle of material coming forward from Church of England institutions, we … Continue reading

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The Power of Grass Roots Rebellion

by the Revd Canon Peter Leonard, Chair of One Body One Faith and Acting Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral I was very touched by the recent news report about the exchange of love letters between two soldiers in the second World … Continue reading

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Are We to be Doomed by Intransigence?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation Whether or not Albert Einstein actually said “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result” I think we can all agree … Continue reading

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Hope at the Hinge of the Year – Football and Fear-filled Futures

By the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester God willing, at 3 o’clock on New Year’s Day I’ll be sat in the stands at Salford City FC watching them take on Wrexham in the National League. I love local … Continue reading

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When “the Goodies” become “the Baddies”…

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation One of the things I love most about the Christmas story ever since I was a child is the way in which God makes heroes out of the … Continue reading

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O Little Town of Bethlehem….How Still Do We Really See Thee Lie?

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod At this time of year our thoughts and our imaginings go winging to Bethlehem – the ‘little town’, ‘where the dear Christ enters in’ to ‘meek souls who receive … Continue reading

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