Category Archives: Peter Leonard

Restoring Trust….In Church and State

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of One Body One Faith “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche I … Continue reading

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An Everyday Christmas….?

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of One Body One Faith I wonder how you feel about Christmas? Is it something you look forward to with childlike delight and share with family and … Continue reading

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Remembering – An Active Choice?

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight,  Chair of One Body One Faith and Member of General Synod Shortly after the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union I had the privilege of attending … Continue reading

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Power, Men & Politics

by the Ven Canon Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight, Chair of One Body One Faith and Member of General Synod “The measure of a man is what he does with power.” So said Plato. I have been … Continue reading

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Voices of Hope – April 19th 2019

“God Will See Us Home” (Part 5) – “Being Prophetic” by the Revd Peter Leonard Prophets are odd. Micah made himself unpopular with the rich and powerful by calling out injustice and defending the rights of the poor and oppressed. … Continue reading

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The Lambeth Conference & Those 6 Evils…

by the Revd Canon Peter Leonard, Acting Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral and Chair of OneBodyOneFaith How long, O Lord? Will you forget me for ever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must I bear pain … 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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