Category Archives: Church of England

From Windrush to Windsor: Who Do We Think We Are?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Pictures:  Junior Green, Windrush victim (left); Rt Revd Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church of America (right) How much difference just a couple of weeks makes!  Two weeks … Continue reading

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Royal Weddings & Lady Bishops – Time for Change?

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds Pictures: Meghan Markle (left); Very Revd Vivienne Faull, Dean of York (right) Dashing in for long shorts for my son, not wanting to miss a moment of … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation – Speaking in Differing Tongues

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester The Anglican Diocese of Namibia has been twinned with that of Manchester for over 20 years. As part of that link, I accepted an invitation to join them for their triennial … Continue reading

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Churches in Crises – A National Necessity?

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer & Member of General Synod Here in the UK we are currently marking a string of disturbing first anniversaries. The anniversary of the Westminster Bridge attack was 22 March, and the anniversaries of the … Continue reading

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Nye Letter & The Silencing of Debate

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod A windswept, autumnal holiday camp on the east coast. Three hundred clergy and as many lay people are gathered, from the Diocese of Southwark, to … Continue reading

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Windrush & Rudd: When “They” Are “Us”!

by the Revd Canon Anna Norman-Walker, Rector of Streatham and past member of General Synod ‘We welcome you into the fellowship of faith;  we are children of the same heavenly Father; we welcome you’ Words that we said with great joy … Continue reading

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Letters to America – Is the End Nye?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News I’m sure I wasn’t the only one who found it almost impossible to get through William Nye’s response to the the Episcopal Church of America (regarding their request to understand the impact of their … Continue reading

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