Category Archives: Racism

LLF: Power, “Mother Church” and the Anglican Communion

by Dr Jo Sadgrove, Research Fellow at the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds; Research and Learning advisor, USPG and Member of the Social & Biological Science working group of LLF Over the years, I … Continue reading

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Wise Leadership: Needed Now More Than Ever!

by the Ven Elizabeth Adekunle, Archdeacon of Hackney Our leadership matters now more than ever, as we look to our leaders to steer us through these choppy and unpredictable waters. The world has been faced with grave uncertainty because of … Continue reading

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Resignations, Dysfunctionality and the House of Bishops

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia, Director of the Ozanne Foundation and Member of General Synod ViaMedia.News · Resignations, Dysfunctionality and the House of Bishops – Jayne Ozanne I resigned from my Bishop’s Council this week. The decision has been … Continue reading

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Walking in Beauty – Contemplation in times of Struggle, Suffering and Exclusion

by the Very Revd Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester It is an accepted fact that we are currently living in extremely challenging times, especially made more so by Covid-19. We have always had the challenges of human sexuality, poverty, racism … Continue reading

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One for All and All for One?

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, member of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation The words which bind together Alexander Dumas’ Three Musketeers are also the unofficial motto of Switzerland, and date back … Continue reading

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Solidarity, Oppression and the Church of England

by Dr Charlie Bell, Fellow in Medicine at Girton College Cambridge and ordinand at St Augustine’s College of Theology ‘But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream’ (Amos 5:24) Justice is a fundamental facet of … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter: Protest & Prayer

by the Very Revd Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester This was a reflection shared by the Dean of Manchester at the Protest and Prayer event organised for the Diocese of Manchester I want to begin by reminding us that we … Continue reading

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We Can’t Go Back…to Ignoring Those We Do Not See

by the Rt Revd Ruth Worsley, Bishop of Taunton ‘You don’t belong here’ were the words spoken to me on my first Sunday evening as curate.  I must say I felt quite affronted, I was nervous enough.  It had been … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter: Living Between Malcolm X and Uncle Tom

by Augustine Tanner-Ihm is an African-American ordinand at Cranmer Hall, St. John’s College, Durham. “You are angry, aggressive and people are afraid of you.” This statement is far too often used as a description or evaluation made by the White … Continue reading

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We Can’t Go Back…But We Can Stop Hurting People!

by the Revd Peterson Feital, Founder of The Haven+and Missioner to the Creative Industries for the Diocese of London  I’ve been reflecting recently how movements inspired by the Reformations, The Moravians, and John Wesley have all shaped the history of … Continue reading

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