Monthly Archives: May 2018

Roman Catholic Churchmanship

It is not my intention to rant against Rome, because it is an Apostolic Church in direct continuity from the Undivided and Universal Church to which we as Anglicans profess our faith in the Affirmation of Saint Louis. We repudiate … Continue reading

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News from the G4

There has been a meeting of the G4 bishops in Connecticut. A couple of scraps have appeared on Facebook. Fr David Marriott reported in the latest Trinitarian that “all is well with progress made towards more formal unity: next Joint Synod … Continue reading

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Saint John Hepworth?

This has just been sent to me privately. I have the impression that it is an altarpiece at St Agatha’s, Portsmouth. Look at the first candlestick to the right of the altar cross. It looks like Archbishop Hepworth next to … Continue reading

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The Guns of Navarone are retargeted

First it was the continuing Churches, then the Ordinariates, then Anglicanorum coetibus, and now Anglo-Catholicism in general. The old fellow seems to be trying a more philosophical approach, almost on cue. Anglo-Catholicism And Darwin He would have done better to … Continue reading

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Weltschmerz oder Sitz im Leben

I have given further thought to old John Bruce, even as recently as yesterday: I think the CDF has never fully appreciated the social implications of Anglicanism, or Anglo-Catholicism. According to Guelzo’s history of the REC, the opposition to Anglo-Catholicism … Continue reading

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Isn’t it time to let it all go?

I often come across conversations, things people write and general attitudes asking the same question: why continue with Christianity? – or any permutations of ways to express the question in a similar way. In my own family, I found a … Continue reading

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Schsim or Schism?

The poor old dear is having another go, and indeed, methinks he doth protest too much. We should begin by imagining the ideal world of this fellow. The entire planet is a suburb of some great American city in the … Continue reading

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