Category Archives: Sexual abuse

My Confusion Regarding Claims of Sexual Harassment

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury Part of my partner’s job is to deal with disciplinary complaints in his workplace. Among the matters he has to investigate are allegations of sexual harassment and other … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About….(oh no…Let’s Not!)

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham There has been an apparent shift. People have begun to talk about their experiences of being harassed, abused or criminally attacked, with an openness that wasn’t acceptable even … 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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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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