/October 1995 Articles

FOCUS

Cursillos for Catholics: How they work The Cursillo Movement began in Spain after the Civil War through the spiritual reunions of those who had made the pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela for the renewal of the war-ravaged country. From that [...]

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FACTS OF THE FAITH

The Big Bang or the Big Cheese The Christian says "Both/And" whenever he can. The Secularist says "Either/Or". He delights in the fake alternative: "Do you believe in renewal or are you a traditionalist", "Do you use flying bishops or [...]

2017-06-01T12:13:05+00:00 October 1995 Articles|

SAINTS ALIVE

The blessed Virgin Mary an example for priests Of course Mary is not a priest or even a priestess; she is the Mother of God and this is her glorious vocation in life. However, there is something about the vocation [...]

2017-06-01T12:11:36+00:00 October 1995 Articles|

THE DEVIL’S NET?

The Internet, the much talked about international information and communication network, has been branded by a senior churchman as having devilish consequences DR JOHN HABGOOD said in a newspaper interview, shortly before his retirement as Archbishop of York at the [...]

2017-06-01T12:10:35+00:00 October 1995 Articles|

LEGAL AND PAROCHIAL

Disciplining the Clergy A committee of the General Synod, under the chairmanship of Canon Alan Hawker of the diocese of Chichester, is currently examining ways to reform the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure of 1963, which provides the statutory basis for the [...]

2017-06-01T12:09:22+00:00 October 1995 Articles|

REFORM UPDATE

WHO WILL BUY SHARES IN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND PLC? The immediate reaction to the Turnbull report from within the ranks of Reform clergy was hope that some of the proposal would work, but scepticism about whether the Church’s real [...]

2017-06-01T12:06:04+00:00 October 1995 Articles|

SYNOD INSIDER

Alice in Durhamland The old Synod would never have bought it, says Hugh Craig. But will the new Synod be too green? A friend of mine once saw the notes of a preacher. At one point he had added in [...]

2017-06-01T12:03:34+00:00 October 1995 Articles|

POP GOES THE WEASEL

Usage and ab-usage in the language of contemporary Anglicanism 'Experience' is a key word in understanding the current drift of Anglican theology. Slowly but inexorably, in the literature on the ordination of women to the priesthood produced by the House [...]

2017-06-01T12:02:33+00:00 October 1995 Articles|