/May 2014 Articles

Stewards of mysteries

The statement on marriage and sexuality made by the Bishops of The Society has only added to the confusion, writes Stephen Keeble On 24 December, in response to the Pilling Report, Forward in Faith, North America, issued a clear commitment [...]

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views, reviews and previews

VERONESE Magnificence in Renaissance Venice National Gallery 19 March-15 June Admission £14, concessions available 'IT MAY be doubted whether, as a mere painter, Paolo Veronese has ever been surpassed.' Berenson's putdown is as feline as it is obtuse. The great [...]

2017-10-10T18:51:10+00:00 May 2014 Articles|

‘Lead Kindly Light’

Mark McIntyre on the lessons learned by Newman during a trip to Italy In the winter of 1832-3, Hurrell Froude, a close friend of John Henry Newman was suffering from tuberculosis. Froude's father was anxious to take his son to [...]

2017-10-10T18:49:58+00:00 May 2014 Articles|

La Serenissima

Howard Levett on how ecumenism is alive and well and living in Venice Not so strange a claim, since from the time of this city's foundation (some claim as far back as the fifth century AD, and built in the [...]

2017-10-10T18:49:27+00:00 May 2014 Articles|

The Bishop and his people

Richard Norman reports on Bishop Jonathan Baker's episcopal visitation to St Mary's, Rotherhithe It was a great privilege for us to be the second of Bishop Jonathan Baker's 62 parishes to receive an episcopal visitation, in March — and a [...]

2017-10-10T18:48:54+00:00 May 2014 Articles|


Digby Anderson asks why the current generation of young people expect to be better off than their parents Those intent on creating a sense of moral outrage have a new mantra. They announce, horror of horrors, that for the first [...]

2017-10-10T18:48:30+00:00 May 2014 Articles|

Women Bishops:

Frequently Asked Questions In this new series, Colin Podmore explains the women bishops legislation and the new provisions for those who cannot receive their ministry. What are the parts of the 'package'? They are: a House of Bishops' Declaration (which [...]

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