Category Archives: Social Justice

Mutual Flourishing & Freight Trains

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds   The announcement didn’t register on my own personal richter scale. I’d heard only good things about the Rt Rev’d Philip North, and had been particularly pleased … Continue reading

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The Power of Feeling over Thinking

by the Very Revd David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s I write this on the day that the British Government is triggering Article 50 to take Britain out of the European Union: a day regarded as totemic by many, but … Continue reading

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Bursting the Bubble

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester That different groups live alongside each other in Britain, but never meet, has been flagged up as a concern, over several decades, most frequently in response to an outbreak of community … Continue reading

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Couldn’t We Just “Dissolve the People”??

by Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool After the uprising of the 17th June the Secretary of the Writers Union had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee stating that the people had forfeited the confidence of the government and could … Continue reading

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A Political Advent…

by the Revd Jody Stowell, Vicar of St Michael and All Angels, Harrow Weald As we enter this first week of Advent, I have once again been drawn into the story of God as a political event. At my church we … Continue reading

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“Absolute is NOT fabulous!”

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral  The last Sunday in November is dedicated to Christ the King. It’s a recent commemoration, started very deliberately by Pope Pius XI in 1925 to recall Christians to … Continue reading

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The Making of Beautiful Women

by the Revd Hayley Matthews, Rector and member of the National Executive for UNITE representing the Faithworkers’ Branch The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of Gloucester, Rachel Treweek has delighted many of us recently with her campaign to speak out about … Continue reading

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