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For Family Synod 2, Cardinal Eijk returns to Rome

The first group of participants in coming autumn’s Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops has been ratified by Pope Francis. Unlike for last year’s assembly, which was an Extraordinary one, the majority of members for this edition are elected by the bishops’ conferences of the world. 152 more words

Catholic Church In The Netherlands

Call for Papers: Power of the Bishop in Western Europe 1000-1300: Episcopal Personalities

Cardiff University is pleased to announce the up-coming symposium on the episcopal office in the Middle Ages, to be held 10-12 June 2015.

There is tendency in modern historiography to approach the episcopal office, its associated duties, and episcopal power and authority abstractedly, detaching the office from the personalities which brought it to life.   263 more words

Call For Papers

Bon Accord Bishops vs Newmachar

The Bon Accord Bishops vs Newmachar match in the North East Scotland chess league was played on the 27th January 2015 at Ferryhill community centre. 29 more words

North East Scotland Chess League

Ignatius and the Didache: Guides of Orthopraxy

Here is a fun little paper I wrote last semester for my ANES Readings class. I explore the similarities and differences of the Epistles of Ignatius with the  2,736 more words

i am nothing

I am nothing
I am just me
I have no divine right to speak for you
or to you
I have no pedestal I can call home… 262 more words


“Better Late Than Never” Reflections on women in ministry.

I find myself profoundly moved at the news that today the Church of England has consecrated their first woman bishop, Libby Lane.

I am old enough to remember when there were few women in ministry. 452 more words


The laying on of hands

England is the largest part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Church of England is recognised by the state as being the official church within England and as such has various roles, such as officiating at a coronation of the monarch. 498 more words