/October 2000 Articles

LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

Cardinal Newman and Cardinal Ratzinger ONE OF THE IMAGINATIVE features of Sydney's Olympic Village, in which 23,000 people are living and working for the duration of the 2000 Games, is the chaplaincy centre. At previous Olympic Games, athletes and others [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

Stormy Petrol GOVERNMENTS HAVE a habit of treating themselves as a cut above other mortals. Even if there had been no theological rationale to undergird it, it was almost inevitable that the doctrine of the divine right of kings would [...]

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30 Days

Educashun, Educashun, Educashun A recent priestly Anglican convert to Rome was duly re-ordained and given his first posting in the true church. He was to be assistant to a long established parish priest of inscrutable catholic provenance (i.e. Irish). On [...]

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BILL’S BRIEFING

CAUTION NOTICE! Everybody is permitted to reproduce this column - but with a Health Warning: NOTHING IN THIS COLUMN SHOULD BE RELIED UPON AS FIRM EVIDENCE FOR ANYTHING. All facts or opinions expressed herein are purely interim. They are constantly [...]

2017-06-26T18:05:08+00:00 October 2000 Articles|

LETTER FROM AMERICA

Bored with Silly Bishops "IN SEMINARY, I was taught that we had to change the Faith to fit a new age," said one of the two bishops of the new Anglican Mission in America, John Rodgers, when interviewed in mid-September. [...]

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BEWARE DECEIVERS

John Beyer responds to Robbie Los's review of suburban pornography PORNOGRAPHERS and their agents often claim that Britain has the strictest censorship laws in Europe. This is a lie. Following a High Court judgement in May the British Board of [...]

2017-06-26T18:04:05+00:00 October 2000 Articles|

FEW ARE CHOSEN

Robbie Low garners a few flowers along the primrose path to preferment THE LAST TIME I wrote about the senior appointments in these columns I received a goodly number of supportive letters and telephone calls. To keep the record straight [...]

2017-06-26T18:03:26+00:00 October 2000 Articles|

COST OF CONSCIENCE

The New Programme: The John Keble Workshops The first fifteen John Keble Conferences were designed to be in preparation for the great Millennial Event, Christ Our Future held on 10th June, 2000 in the London Arena. They covered a wide [...]

2017-06-26T18:02:50+00:00 October 2000 Articles|

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

The Second Time of Asking THERE IS NEVER a dull moment in the Church of England. Consider the following cautionary tale. Some while ago a young couple approached me to arrange a wedding. They were adamant they must be married [...]

2017-06-26T18:02:20+00:00 October 2000 Articles|

IDLE CURIOSITY

More Than Meets the Ear AS THE ROAR OF HYMN AND SONG TRAFFIC continues to thunder past our church windows, and an occasional passenger jumps off to join those inside, we may just spot two newish-looking long vehicles speeding along [...]

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