Category Archives: Church of England

The Stonewalling of Sexual Abuse…

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Leeds Diocese As a young child this limerick amused me no end, but as an ordained minister in the Church of England I’ve been bemused at the ready use of … Continue reading

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Church on the Ropes…

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge We are just a couple of weeks into what will be many months of painful interrogation of the Church of England’s safeguarding record by the Independent Inquiry into Child … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Patriarchy

by Jayne Ozanne, Director of Ozanne Foundation and Editor of ViaMedia.News On International Women’s Day 2018 we learnt the sad reality that nearly two-thirds of women have experienced sexism in Church, with over half citing “institutional sexism” as being the … Continue reading

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Divine Headship Meets Woman Bishop

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral I’ll be taking part later this week in the ceremony at which Bishop Sarah Mullally will become the first woman Bishop of London, 24 years on from the … Continue reading

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Disgrace by Association

by the Revd Canon Anna Norman-Walker, Rector of Streatham and past member of General Synod On Saturday morning a couple of weeks ago the Diocesan Bishop called, he lives in my Parish and invited me to accompany him on a visit … Continue reading

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“There are No “Problems” – There are Simply People!”

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod ‘There are no problems here, there are simply people’ said the Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of last February’s debate at General Synod. Readers … Continue reading

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Is the Church of England Guilty of Ageism?

by the Revd Canon Prof James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, Salisbury “It has been widely said that whatever many may say about the future, it is ours – not only that it may happen to us, but it is … Continue reading

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