Category Archives: International Relations

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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Time to Cultivate Your Garden?

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor of Canterbury Autumn is not the most rewarding time for gardening, especially if (like me), it’s the last thing you want to do at the best of times. Fortunately, my parents have recently … Continue reading

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“Who Am I?” – The Hidden Key to Reconciliation

Reflection (written before last weekend’s revelations by Archbishop Justin Welby) by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester One of the great privileges of being Bishop of Manchester is that I get invitations to meet with remarkable people. I … Continue reading

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From Brussels to Jos – a Lesson in Countering Terrorism (Part 2)

Rev Canon Hassan John, Jos, Nigeria  Part 2 – The Key to Countering Terrorism Reflecting on the Brussels bomb blast and indeed the attacks in Europe by the Islamic state, there is this worry about the seeming daunting task of nipping … Continue reading

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From Brussels to Jos – A Lesson in Confronting Terrorism (Part 1)

The Revd Canon Hassan John, Jos, Nigeria PART 1 – The Horror of Terrorism As the news broke out on the media Tuesday morning 22nd March of the Brussels bomb attacks, and the tragic events unfolded, I felt the tightening … Continue reading

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Innocence Lost

“So what would you do, Jayne, would you shoot or not?” I remember the silence as everyone paused from their conversations and looked at me, waiting for my reply.  We were sitting by a stream in the heart of the … Continue reading

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Drawing the Line – Inn or Cottage?

The horrendous acts of violence which we witnessed in Paris on Friday night are a salutary reminder of what happens when religion is hijacked by zealous fanatics who are consumed by adhering to the letter rather than the spirit of … Continue reading

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