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Romanos et dona ferentes

William Davage considers the symbolism of recent papal gestures Mgr Augustine Hoey Many readers of New Directions will know Fr Augustine Hoey, who was formerly a member of the Community of the Resurrection and now lives at Walsingham. He celebrated [...]

Ghostly Counsel

A New Room Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House Jesus says: ‘In my Father’s house are many dwelling-places; if it were not so I would have told you.’ In this image of the journey of the soul [...]

Works of Reconciliation

Serenhedd James on the Anglican Centre’s recent commission IMAGES COURTESY OF THE ANGLICAN CENTRE, ROME The Anglican Centre in Rome is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and a series of commemorative events is ongoing. As part of the celebrations, [...]

Episcopal Justice?

Colin Podmore reflects on the cases of two bishops condemned for abuse 2015 was not a good year for the episcopate. Bishops were jailed in England and America, and two deceased English diocesans were declared guilty of abuse. Their stories [...]

Approaching the Shrine of CORAB

Julian Browning reads and re-reads Living With Difference I sail through life without reading reports, assessments, minutes, consultations, and those white-faced documents of indeterminate length which cling all too closely to diocesan emails; but I was required by some ambitious [...]

Bickley Restoration

A restored image of the Virgin and Child (dating from 1935) has been rededicated at St George's, Bickley, in the Diocese of Rochester. The original installation of the image caused something of a furore, with the Anglo-Catholic incumbent Fr Hugh [...]

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