Category Archives: Church of England

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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Bishops and Transforming Love

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral Over the last few months the Vacancy in See Committee of the Diocese of London has been working to set out our view of what kind of bishop … Continue reading

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Walking Beside Our Neighbour

by the Revd Charlotte Bannister-Parker, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford Everyone of us has been appalled and deeply shocked by the wicked terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday night. We abhor the horror; we mourn the terrible … Continue reading

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ReNew and Reject….

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of Human Sexuality Group on General Synod 50 years ago the watershed conference at Keele University committed Anglican Evangelicals to working within the Church of England.  Evangelical readers of this blog will know … Continue reading

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