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[as updated December 2009] BEXHILL-on-SEA St Barnabas, Sea Road Forward in Faith. Sunday - Parish Mass 11am, Third Sunday (Easter to All Saints): Evening Prayer and Benediction 4pm. Mass daily at 10am except Monday (but check the noticeboard), Second Tuesday: [...]

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last chronicle

In an astounding move, confirmed at a joint press conference this morning, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of Westminster announced a coalition of their two churches. Both hotly denied that the move had been forced upon them by [...]

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Forward in Faith update

Forward in Faith members - whatever their views on the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus! - are urged to take time (if they have internet access) to listen to some or all of the proceedings of the recent excellent Conference An [...]

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With the publication of its report last month, no one can now doubt that the Revision Committee had been given an impossible task by General Synod. The eventual proposal, of a Code of Practice, bears no relation to the theological [...]

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letters to the editor

Better Catholics From Mr Anthony Jarvis I was a practising, orthodox Roman Catholic. Recently converted to the Anglican faith, I have found the Church of England more orthodoxly Catholic in my area of East Lancashire. I write on Ascension Thursday [...]

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30 days

Chauvinism Corner An extraordinary side effect of the World Cup taking place in South Africa over the coming weeks is that, according to Ruth Gledhill of The Times, the Bishop of Croydon is one of the favourites to succeed Rowan [...]

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touching place

Notre-Dame, Louviers, France Between Rouen and Évreux, Louvers is a former cloth-making town that retains a bit of its old grittiness. Like the town, the church was reconstructed after being fought over by the British and French during the Hundred [...]

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Faith and religion Tom Sutcliffe on two recent operatic depictions of religion and exaggerated religious behaviour Cavaradossi, the painter in Puccini’s Tosca, is not a believer. Puccini like Verdi takes a dim view of the Church. Scarpia is supposed to [...]

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the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk on the difference between objective and subjective thought and the need for an objective approach when reading Scripture Not so long ago I had a clerical colleague – since retired – who had for long been squatting on [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on Michael Ramsey’s call for priests to be ‘devout, learned and useful’, inspired by I Timothy Devout, Learned and Useful Clergy’ is the title of a Durham Address by Michael Ramsey. For him it was a lifelong concern. [...]

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