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A Courtyard in Jerusalem

Ann George recalls generous hospitality in Jerusalem   I had only been at residence in my ‘apartment’ in the Old City for a few days when I realized that the $500 rent was not simply for accommodation. As I walked [...]

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Letter to the Editor

From Mr G. M. Lyon   Sir―   Andrew Gray rightly notes that the House of Bishops voted virtually unanimously in favour of ‘taking note’ of the report which re-affirmed the Church’s traditional teaching on marriage (May 2017). The vote [...]

2018-10-22T13:40:51+00:00June 2017 Articles|

Views, Reviews and Previews

Art   Queer British Art 1861-1967 Tate Britain until 1 October 2017   Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill until 25 August 2017   Tate Britain’s ‘Queer British Art’ seeks to explore the relationship between emerging queer communities and [...]

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The way we live now

As the time for ordinations approaches, Christopher Smith reflects on the mantle of the priesthood. The sixth Anglo-Catholic Congress took place in London in July 1948, having been originally planned for 1940. The Friday mass was sung at St Alban’s [...]

2018-10-22T13:38:35+00:00June 2017 Articles|

News from The Society

Ordinations to the Priesthood by Bishops of The Society, 2017   Edward Carr Bishop of Burnley 25 January: 19.30 St Paul, Adlington Andrew Birks Bishop of Chichester 10 June: 18.00 St Bartholomew, Brighton Toby Boutle Bishop of Chichester 10 June: [...]

2018-10-22T13:37:49+00:00June 2017 Articles|

Secular Liturgies

Tom Sutcliffe enjoys plays which raise issues of race and ‘political correctness’   When my wife Meredith Oakes and I each played the role of Malvolio in school productions of Twelfth Night in Sydney and Hurstpierpoint, we were both presenting [...]

2018-10-22T13:37:10+00:00June 2017 Articles|


The Church of England, at least in terms of the issues which preoccupy it at national level, can so often appear to be riven with anxiety and nervousness. The controversy over the appointment to the See of Sheffield; the continuing [...]

2018-10-22T13:36:41+00:00June 2017 Articles|

Like Little Children

David Wilson experienced the Mass of Canonization at Fatima from among the crowd   The tarmac was hard and damp. A hopeful cockroach ran past my fingers. A few hours before, we had been standing in the hot sun, chanting [...]

2018-10-22T13:36:11+00:00June 2017 Articles|
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