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The Anglican Communion’s Bedrooms

Not so much a divorce, more ‘moving into separate bedrooms’ was how Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, described the latest proposals for the international Anglican Communion, suggesting that the different provinces could be in communion with Canterbury but not … Continue reading

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Evangelism and witness: about what?

Last night I attended Justin Welby’s lecture on ‘Evangelism and Witness’ at Lambeth Palace. Most of the attenders seemed to be church officers with some kind of evangelism brief. Ed Thornton of the Church Times was there, and over the … Continue reading

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Feeding Britain: why so difficult?

Feeding Britain is the title of the Report published on Tuesday by the All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Hunger in the United Kingdom. The title page explains that it reflects the views of MPs with an interest in the issue (it … Continue reading

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Popes, archbishops and sex

New pope, new archbishop. They both face major problems, and high on the list is sex. As an Anglican it seems to me that Justin’s problems are not as great: the controversy over gay marriages does undermine Anglicanism’s credibility, but … Continue reading

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