Category Archives: Social Justice

Hope at the Hinge of the Year – Football and Fear-filled Futures

By the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester God willing, at 3 o’clock on New Year’s Day I’ll be sat in the stands at Salford City FC watching them take on Wrexham in the National League. I love local … Continue reading

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When “the Goodies” become “the Baddies”…

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation One of the things I love most about the Christmas story ever since I was a child is the way in which God makes heroes out of the … Continue reading

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Advent – The Challenge of Active Waiting

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Former Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod and member of the Co-ordinating Group for the “Living in Love and Faith” Project. We have just celebrated Advent Sunday. The new year begins. … Continue reading

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A New Clash of Civilisations – Where God is on “Our Side”

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Member of General Synod It seems our world is getting even more divided by issues that create irreconcilable differences between hitherto relatively peaceful sections of Western society.¬† There is a growing desire for … Continue reading

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Is an Armistice Needed for Divided Nations & Churches?

by Colin Blakely, Editor of the Church of England Newspaper and Co-Editor of ViaMedia.News This weekend churches up and down the country will mark the centenary of the Armistice that brought peace after the Great War. However, that peace was … Continue reading

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We Will Remember Them…..All!

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge As the centenary looms of the armistice that saw the end of hostilities on the Western Front, inevitably public attention will turn increasingly once again to those whom we … Continue reading

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“Welcome to My Church!”

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool¬† When I was a Team Vicar, 25 years ago or so, my church had a car park. Arriving at church on my day off one day I found a man parked … Continue reading

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