/September 2003 Articles

An Anatomy of Error X

Absolutely Null and Utterly Void? In 1975 the General Synod of the Church of England voted that ‘there are no fundamental objections to the ordination of women to the priesthood.’ In July 2000 the Venerable Judith Rose put forward a [...]

FiF Update

An important date for your Diary Forward in Faith in the Dioceses of Canterbury and Rochester have arranged a Mass of St Francis, to take place at 1.00 pm on Saturday, 4th October 2003 in Canterbury Cathedral. The Bishop of [...]

Media Watch

* Repeating History * George Austin on two troubling media suicides WITH the terrible news of Dr Kelly's suicide filling the media, it brought to mind a similar event in the Church which took place on Saturday 5th December 1987. [...]

Tradition and change

A report from the recent RooT Conference `JESUS CHRIST is the same yesterday today and for ever.' The `everlasting gospel' spoken of by the angel of Revelation (Ch 13) is not lacking in power and efficacy to give `fullness of [...]

Book Reviews

Martyn Jarrett on Kenneth Leech THE SKY IS RED Kenneth Leech DLT, 280pp, pbk 0 232 52499 8, £14.95 This exciting and challenging book helps to renew the vision of many within the Catholic Movement and beyond. It rekindles the [...]

Letter from Australia

Hopelessly flawed - again FOLLOWING the Australian General Synod in 2001, Standing Committee set up another Working Group to further study the question of women bishops and alternative episcopal ministry. Recently that group's report and suggested legislation for the 2004 [...]

Letter from America

'Besides that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?' OUR sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln, was shot to death on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, by a radical secessionist named John Wilkes Booth whilst watching the play Our American Cousin with his [...]

Synod Insider

It is all Greek to our Synod rep IKARIA is a sleepy Greek island. It is named after Icarus, the legendary character who was equipped with wax wings but fl ew too close to the sun with disastrous results. In [...]

The Way We Live Now

American Blues WILL a separate province emerge for Anglican traditionalists in America? It does not appear so. The reasons are many, and the time has come to list them. ECUSA traditionalists are, to put it succinctly, few, divided and, in [...]