Monthly Archives: July 2013

Dives et Pauper

Update: This story has turned out to be an urban legend, and therefore is not true. It is doing the rounds on the blogs and Facebook, and my Bishop reproduced it in good faith. This photo is one of a … Continue reading

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Nice Little Article on Anglican Identity

Articulating Identity by Deacon Jonathan Munn of our Diocese. I always appreciate Deacon Jonathan’s writings, which are always very articulate. The issue of Anglican “identity” or the “patrimony” much discussed in the contexts of the Ordinariates is a difficult one. … Continue reading

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Royal Birth

I join my Diocese and the people of my native country in congratulating Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today on the birth of their son, His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. I likewise … Continue reading

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Anglican Papalism Revisited

Another article is worth reading – Anglican Papalism on the Episcopal Church Socialist League blog. The blog author is Ryan Chegwin of the (presumably) Episcopalian parish of St Paul, Minnesota. He announces the colours thus: Anglican Papalism is for men … Continue reading

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Just a Little Note on Blowing-Out

The Orthodox Blow-Out Department has really taken off as its “classical” Anglican and Roman Catholic counterparts have not. Most of the incoming comments linked to from the right-hand sidebar of this page are going that direction. Firstly, I would like … Continue reading

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Missing the Essential

I have just come across the article Tragic Worship by Carl R. Trueman in First Things. This is something I have noticed in popular culture, notably the enthusiasm we have for celebrities like the ancients for heroes and demi-gods. I … Continue reading

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Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence!

Grab yours before it’s too late! So commercial advertising blares out to the world. The British mainstream left-wing press has published Vatican offers ‘time off purgatory’ to followers of Pope Francis tweets. The article seems pretty sick, and I can … Continue reading

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