Category Archives: Establishment

Who’s Caring for our Nation’s Spiritual Health?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia, Member of General Synod and Director of the Ozanne Foundation We’ve heard much from the government in recent days about the importance of looking after our physical and mental health. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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“Yoga-Gate” – Fundamentalism in a Twist

by the Very Revd Nicholas Henshall, Dean of  Chelmsford One of my fellow Deans recently faced “Yoga-gate”. A yoga class meeting in the nave of the Cathedral attracted negative attention. Just before Christmas a vicar banning yoga classes from church … Continue reading

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Church and State – The State We’re In!

by Anthony Archer, Central Member of the Crown Nominations Commission, member of General Synod and trustee of the Ozanne Foundation To be established or not to be established, is that the question? The Church of England is having a torrid … Continue reading

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After the Apology – Surely the Centre Cannot Hold?

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham, Member of General Synod and Ozanne Foundation Trustee There has been an apology. I confess I don’t get it. The apology from the Archbishops was about the tone … Continue reading

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Secularism – A Force for Good?

by Savi Hensman, community worker, author of “Sexuality, Struggle and Saintliness” and LGBTI+ equality activist Sometimes religion is twisted to serve the ends of those ruthlessly seeking power. Yet others live out their faith through commitment to justice and equality, … Continue reading

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Are We Partly to Blame?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of Via Media News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation Families.  They affect us all – for better or for worse. Some are so close knit that they never let anyone through their metaphorical front door, … Continue reading

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Nationalism, Patriotism and Glory…

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, Member of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation ‘Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism is when hate of people other than your … Continue reading

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