/January 2001 Articles

FiF REGIONAL DEANS, 2001

Northumbria (Carlisle, Durham, Newcastle) Fr Beresford Skelton, S.Mary Magdalene's Vicarage, Millfield, Sunderland SR4 6HJ Tel: 0191 565 6318 The North West (Blackburn, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Sodor & Man) Fr Eric Lowe, 55 Wetherby Way. Little Sutton South Wirral. Cheshire CH66 [...]

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The Way we live Now

Bishops Behaving Badly IT IS THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND itself, rather than the learning of its clergy which is now 'stupor mundi'. It is essentially a synodical church (as we are so often told); but one whose bishops, nevertheless, seem [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

Middle Management RUMOURS are the stuff of life. Well informed rumours even more so. However the rumour I heard during the summer from my mole in the diocese of London turned out not to be very well informed at all. [...]

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30 DAYS

POOH UNCLEAN ...IT'S OFFICIAL THE REVIVAL of interest in Winnie the Pooh has not only put the bear of little brain back on the map but reminded academics and theologians of Pooh potential. In inter-faith terms Winnie Ille Pu appealed [...]

2017-06-26T18:54:45+00:00 January 2001 Articles|

AT A PUB NEAR YOU

Christopher Idle reveals his nocturnal activities OUR NEAREST PUB is the Maismore Arms. Or rather, it used to be. To think that I never went inside! And now, it seems, I have lost my chance. We used to pass it [...]

2017-06-26T18:52:56+00:00 January 2001 Articles|

FIF UPDATE

WHAT'S IT WORTH? WHAT IS FORWARD IN FAITH worth to your parish? Across the three hundred-odd FiF Registered and Affiliated Parishes, there seems to be an enormous variation in the value which PCCs put upon our work. As most of [...]

2017-06-26T18:52:21+00:00 January 2001 Articles|

IDLE CURIOSITY

The Colour is Pink THE BISHOP who happens to live nearest to me (and has devised a cunning route to our street avoiding all traffic lights) is fond of saying that the fixed and printed bits of the liturgy occupy [...]

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