Category Archives: Guest Contributors

Sex, Lies & Voting Records

by the Revd Neil Patterson, Director of Ordinands, Hereford Diocese and Member of General Synod The thoughts leading to this post arose a little while ago as my partner David and I enjoyed watching A Very English Scandal, the dramatization … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Fish….

by the Revd Janet Fife, a retired priest and a survivor of abuse As a survivor of abuse and a spokesperson for others who have been abused, the Revd Janet Fife has been given a right of reply to the … Continue reading

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It Can Happen to Guys Too!

The following is written by a serving gay Church of England clergyman, who has asked for his identity to be kept anonymous. I read the anonymous piece, titled, “A Zero Tolerance Approach to the Weinsteins in the Church?” sadly with … Continue reading

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A Zero Tolerance Approach to the Weinsteins in the Church?

The following is written by a serving Church of England clergywoman, who has asked for her identity to be kept anonymous. What a den of iniquity Hollywood is! Harvey Weinstein accused of molesting all those women – even a man … Continue reading

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Post Hollywood – Brave New World?

by the Revd Charlotte Bannister-Parker, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford This week the world has seen a dramatic fall from grace for one of the movie industry’s highest-profile producers. We all know the story by now: the … 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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Learning From our Disagreements

by the Revd Charlotte Bannister-Parker, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford I would like to thank Bishop Stephen Cottrell  for his Presidential Address to the Chelmsford Diocesan Synod on 11th March 2017. It was beautifully written, considered and … Continue reading

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