Category Archives: Sexism

Royal Weddings & Lady Bishops – Time for Change?

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds Pictures: Meghan Markle (left); Very Revd Vivienne Faull, Dean of York (right) Dashing in for long shorts for my son, not wanting to miss a moment of … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Patriarchy

by Jayne Ozanne, Director of Ozanne Foundation and Editor of ViaMedia.News On International Women’s Day 2018 we learnt the sad reality that nearly two-thirds of women have experienced sexism in Church, with over half citing “institutional sexism” as being the … Continue reading

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Divine Headship Meets Woman Bishop

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral I’ll be taking part later this week in the ceremony at which Bishop Sarah Mullally will become the first woman Bishop of London, 24 years on from the … Continue reading

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Power, Abuse and the Sense of Entitlement

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester Ten years or so ago we learned that significant numbers of UK politicians were taking an extremely generous view as to what constituted legitimate expenses. In the last few weeks we’ve … Continue reading

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“Cassock Chasers” and Compromised Clergy

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Some recent blogging about sexual abuse and harassment in the Church of England has referred to ‘cassock chasers’. When I read it, it was a phrase new to me; … 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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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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