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Things Archbishop Welby believes in: straight-only marriage and feudalism

His Grace The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Portal Welby, by Divine Providence Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England– …and breathe… –has spoken in public twice this week. The two utterances have given a disturbing insight into … Continue reading

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The Human Rights Act and female bishops

In the whole furore surrounding the Church of England general synod’s vote on female bishops, a general perception seems to be taking hold (mainly in comments threads under articles, and other places not particularly noted for their intellectual rigour) that … Continue reading

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Jubilee weekend: I won’t be cheering or booing

I don’t think it will come as much of a surprise to anyone who’s been reading this blog for a while to learn that I am not a royalist.  I don’t think the queen or any of her extended family … Continue reading

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