Great Britain

Great Britain The news will say we’re suffering from excess immigration That a rampant hoard of foreigners has fallen on our nation But truthfully, there hasn’t been a native Briton here Since people dressed in mammoth skin and hunted with a spear Our language is a mixture of a dozen different tongues We munch our […]

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If you want a laugh…

Peter Ould inhabits a very different part of the Church of England, and we differ hugely on issues of sexuality, gender and the process by which Christ’s salvation works, but we both proclaim that Jesus Christ is Lord and have a great mutual respect for each other. He is a true brother in Christ as […]

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On the accepting of resignations, mass or otherwise…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/14/gay-clergy-row-mass-resignation?INTCMP=SRCH The Guardian reports that up to 150 clergy might walk out of the Church of Scotland because they are unable to accept the bidding of the Holy Spirit. Now, Newspapers love this kind of reporting because it appears to be such a disaster – we are constantly reading about how the Church of England […]

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Immorality

  “If the picture on the left shocks you more than the one on the right, you need to revise your views on immorality” Source: Annski via MadPriest There are some things which are genuinely obscene: the apparently homophobic murder of a young scottish man this week, the continued injustice of unfair trade which leads to worldwide famine […]

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A short reflection on the #superinjunction

I see that these terrible superinjunctions are now being issued because the news being gagged is ‘defamatory’ http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/latest/2011/05/13/blogger-publishes-gagging-order-115875-23127867/ Surely, the allegations are only defamatory if they are untrue. If they have even a scintilla of truth in them (and they are usually about extra-marital affairs, poor employment practices and the like, the nature of which […]

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Whither Unity?

Today Fr Marcus Stock, General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has announced that sometime soon (have you noticed that everyone waits on the Vatican to do something and it never puts itself out to do anything except in its own good time) the Personal Ordinariate will be established for the few Anglicans […]

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