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GROUNDED IN FAITH

David Smith, the Airport Chaplain at Heathrow reflects on his ministry In terms of numbers my parish must be the largest in the world - 61 million people visited it in the past 12 months, and at any one time [...]

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MILLENNIUM EXPERIENCE

with APRIL HEAVISIDES IT IS WITH GREAT PRIDE (an not a little humility ) that I announce that my job-share partner and special friend Joe (Sister Immaculata of the Incarceration of S. Rose of Lima in private life) is a [...]

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MARY, ECUMENISM AND ME

Michael Banks asserts that the way to Christian Unity is through devotion to Mary IT WAS DURING THOSE interesting years immediately following the Second Vatican Council (I963 - I965). Jim Scott and I sat in the presbytery reflecting on the [...]

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QUESTION AND ANSWER

Is the Church of England still part of the catholic church? I PRESUME THAT YOU are asking this question because of a number of changes that have happened in recent years and because of a perceived shift on the part [...]

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CLUSTERING

Rodney Schofield considers the future of the isolated Catholic Parish IN THE EARLY 1990's the Church of England was perceived to be in financial disarray. There was a manifest untidiness about the plethora of corporations and committees which all dipped [...]

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A RENEWED PRIESTHOOD

Arthur Middleton reflects on the nature of Priesthood today GLADSTONE AT THE END OF the 19th century said that the task of the priest had become much more difficult than it had ever been. Today it has worsened rather than [...]

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30 Days

Inter-Faith Dialogue It's been a busy few weeks for Muslim-Christian relations. The Pope was enjoying a very civil meeting with the Iranian Head of State and the great Christian nations of the West have mobilised NATO to defend the Albanian [...]

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COMMENT MAY 1999

TRADITIONALISTS IN THE USA were heartened by the recent visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury to Charleston. There he said what Lambeth had said, what the Eames Commission had said, but what the Episcopal Church in the USA has signally [...]

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