/May 1996 Articles

FiF Update

forward! Launch just two weeks away! Has your parish ordered forward! yet? With this issue of New Directions, you should have received a sample of the first issue of the new Forward in Faith Weekly Pew Sheet. As you will [...]

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CRANMER Re-DISK-COVERED

Francis Gardom applauds a useful piece of retrospective technology An imaginative venture launched by the Prayer Book Society and developed by Churchill Systems of Tadcaster in Yorkshire has resulted in a computer software package in which the Book of Common [...]

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OFF-SHORE ARCHBISHOP

John Smeaton deplorers the Archbishop of Canterbury's involvement in the Guernsey abortion debate Undoubtedly the most disastrous mistake made in 1967 by pro-lifers fighting against the Abortion Act which was then being debated in Parliament was in trying to be [...]

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FROM CANADA WITH LOVE

Michael Shier crossed the ocean to find that communio can still mean fellowship A year ago I left England to join the Continuing Church in Canada. Many people told me I was mad. It wouldn’t work. One priest told me that I [...]

2017-06-01T20:14:55+00:00 May 1996 Articles|

ENTERTAINING HEAVEN

David Hawthorne and Stephen Cooper found Neptune's Palace more than and entertainment We were two priests, gathered, with some two hundred other priests, bishops, clergy wives and ordinands to attend Caister ‘The Word Is Near’ conference / retreat during Low [...]

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MISOGYNY ON A MAJOR SCALE

John Pearce revisits the women bishops controversy and concludes that it had better be done quickly In the last issue of this publication John Broadhurst suggested that it is time that the two thirds majority of the Church of England [...]

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DEVOTIONAL MEDITATION

No Turning Back The ascension of Jesus is desperately neglected, largely because of its midweek celebration. The letter to the Hebrews is full of this great truth with its implications for us all. The writer only mentions the resurrection of [...]

2017-06-01T20:08:16+00:00 May 1996 Articles|

SAFE AND SOUND

John Richardson takes another look at the Doctrine Commission report on The Mystery of Salvation Right now, the 1995 Doctrine Commission report The Mystery of Salvation has suffered the same fate as similar reports issued last year - a flurry [...]

2017-06-01T20:07:03+00:00 May 1996 Articles|