Category Archives: Jayne Ozanne

Spiritual Blindness & its Root of Fear

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News Do you believe in Spiritual Blindness?  I must admit, I do. I define it as something spiritual that happens to people, often because of something that has happened to them in their past, which … Continue reading

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A Thought for Today – The Power of Words

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News following her C4 News interview I’m sure I wasn’t the only one who was brought up being told: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but calling names never hurt me” I never did … Continue reading

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A Question of Christian Identity?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News Later this week, the University of Chester will host a one-day conference on “Sexuality and Anglican Identities”.  It promises to be an interesting day with speakers offering a wide range of perspectives – from … Continue reading

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Are We an Institutionally Homophobic Church?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News In my experience people rarely set out to offend.  However, it is often sadly what people leave unsaid or undone (what I call “Sins of Omission”) which unwittingly cause the greatest offense.  If we’re … Continue reading

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Hopes and Dreams

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News So the waiting game is nearly over, and we shall soon know what the Bishops believe we should do as a Church with regards to the challenging topic of sexuality. It has been a … Continue reading

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Are Your Ears Burning…?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News It’s a strange thing, being talked about. The House of Bishops meets this week to do just that…to talk about “us” LGBTI Christians. They do so without one openly gay or transgender bishop in … Continue reading

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More Tea, Vicar?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Appointed Member of the Archbishops’ Council (1999 – 2004)        “You’ve asked the wrong people!” I still remember the silence that fell in the Archbishop’s Council after the comment from one … Continue reading

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