Trushare Files  No. 162



November 2008



Parish Directory 



What is a promise? 

Geoffrey Kirk

GEOFFREY KIRK revisits the problems created by General Synod's rejection of proper provision and considers the serious implications for the Church of England of reneging on earlier promises


Unity matters

John Hunwicke urges us to take seriously Pope Benedict's call for unity
Still a way to go Simon Killwick explains the complex procedural timetable before final and definitive legislation can be voted on in General Synod
Mots justes Francis Gardom on the dangerous use of the phrase 'the courage of my convictions'
Reviewing the story 2  Paul Benfield continues his overview of women priests legislation in the late Eighties and early Nineties and its complex progress through Synod
Mission blocking Julian Mann accuses the heritage lobby of unknowingly doing the devil's work and crippling congregational expansion
Not a single issue Ernest Skublics argues that women's ordination is just one symptom of infidelity to the Catholic Tradition
The atheist bus  John Fielding on the controversial advertisement soon to appear on London buses
More Roman than Rome Digby Anderson urges his fellow priests to a wholehearted adoption of the Tridentine Mass or at the very least the forthcoming translation of the Novus Ordo
Where now? George Austin offers a personal reflection on the future within the Church of England in the aftermath of the July Synod
Teaching morality Paul Giffin asks if we can influence the minds of school pupils without resorting to secular arguments
The monastic calling Richard Norman reflects on the importance of the religious life in the Church of England and why we must take it more seriously
At the sharp end John Herve offers a robust perspective from the ordinary parish and an assessment of the recent FiF Assembly



Andy Hawes on remembering


Francis Gardom on becoming like God

PATRICK REARDON Living in the truth
SACRED VISION Nigel Anthony on All Souls
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on the priest as a man of liturgy
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on the cause of TEC's crisis
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Mary the Virgin, Titchmarsh

30 days

FiF Update

And finally

Last Chronicle



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