Category Archives: Social Justice

Conventional Thinking At Its Best…

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham It could be so different. The Royal Wedding will be remembered for many things. If you are a ‘Hello’ magazine reader the dresses might be the thing. If … Continue reading

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Are We Truly a Church “Of the People”?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge   With the Grenfell inquiry under way, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) about to resume its hearings, the ongoing Windrush controversy, and the aftermath of the … Continue reading

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Synod Goes Nuclear

by the Rt Revd Dr David Walker, Bishop of Manchester In its almost fifty year history, there have been just a tiny number of occasions when the General Synod of the Church of England has been able to host the … Continue reading

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Trumped Up Charges That Have Shamed America.

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds As Refugee Week drew to a close Trump’s immigration policy precipitated the removal of children from their parents, caging them in concrete and wire holds with nothing … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding – Finding a Voice

by the Revd Canon Prof James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, Salisbury. I must be amongst a minority of people who did not see the Royal Wedding Saturday. Many months ago we had arranged a day to explore some of … Continue reading

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From Windrush to Windsor: Who Do We Think We Are?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Pictures:  Junior Green, Windrush victim (left); Rt Revd Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church of America (right) How much difference just a couple of weeks makes!  Two weeks … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation – Speaking in Differing Tongues

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester The Anglican Diocese of Namibia has been twinned with that of Manchester for over 20 years. As part of that link, I accepted an invitation to join them for their triennial … Continue reading

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