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November 14, 2006 Archives

More Anglican news

posted by awelborn

In a comment on this post on Archbishop Rowan Williams’ forthcoming official visit to Pope Benedict, William Tighe mentions something he’s heard On her blog, Ruth Gledhill picks it up and runs: The comment on Titus was posted by the […]

The Gathering

posted by awelborn

Speaking of Leeds, as we did below, the Roman Catholic and Anglican bishops of England and Wales met yesterday and today there. Here’s their statement from today: Statement from Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal […]

The voyage to Turkey

posted by awelborn

An editorial from America: Among Turkey’s elites there is profound fear of political and cultural fragmentation, particularly of secession on the part of the sizable Kurdish population. Intellectual dissent from the standards of official Turkish identity—by acknowledging, for example, the […]

Changing Times

posted by awelborn

TIME notices that some religious orders are, indeed, growing… The main article is a look at some women who are entering religious life. It’s not exactly a piece on religious orders that are growing. The focus is definitely individual rather […]

Previous Posts

There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »


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