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And the Son

And the Son

Filioque The “Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed” (normally referred to as the “Nicene” Creed) has Καὶ εἰς τὸ Πνεῦμα τὸ Ἅγιον, τὸ κύριον, τὸ ζῳοποιόν, τὸ ἐκ τοῦ Πατρὸς ἐκπορευόμενον (And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, from the Father...
When belief shaped praying (part 1)

When belief shaped praying (part 1)

This year, on 4 December, it is the 50th anniversary of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium), the first document promulgated by Vatican II. I was invited to write a reflection from an Anglican perspective for Liturgy, the Roman Catholic...
Anglican Primate going over to Rome

Anglican Primate going over to Rome

New Zealand’s Archbishop David Moxon has accepted the position of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Vatican, and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome. David Moxon has been a friend of mine for decades. He is a warm person with true depth of...
CofE women bishops?

CofE women bishops?

UPDATE: CofE’s General Synod vote on women bishops was lost. Votes for the measure were: House of Bishops: 44 in favour; 3 against; 2 abstain House of Clergy: 148 in favour; 45 against; 0 abstain House of Laity: 132 in favour; 74 against; 0 abstain It needs 2/3...
Celebrating Sundays

Celebrating Sundays

Celebrating Sundays: Patristic Readings for the Sunday Gospels, Years A, B & C Compiled and introduced by the Rev. Stephen Holmes. This is a treasure. It is a wonderful collection of patristic readings linked with the three year series of Sunday gospel readings...