Monthly Archives: November 2007

Secret Communion Goes Ahead

Ruth is reporting that the “Clergy Consultation Group” Eucharist went ahead in London at a secret location. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, today presided at a ‘secret’ eucharist for the Clergy Consultation, as we reported that he would

Posted in Church of England, Sexuality

Oh what a tangled web we weave…

…when first we practice to deceive. (As I discussed on Tuesday) The London Evening Standard is reporting rumours that are flying around that the Benn deputy leadership campaign was offered and turned down illegal funding organised by Jon Mendelsohn. Which

Posted in UK Politics

“Spent money like John Edwards at a Beauty Shop”

If only Huckabee had some good web banners (help anybody?), I’d stick one up on the site. If you’re in the US (or follow US politics) you don’t want to miss the best joke of the campaign so far. Hat-tip

Posted in Secular / Christian, US Politics

17 Weeks

Our child is 17 weeks old. Your baby is now nearly 5.5 inches/ 13 centimetres long from crown to rump and weighs approximately 5 ounces/ 140 grams. Her skeleton is mostly rubbery cartilage, which will harden later. A protective substance

Posted in Baruch

Welcome to the non-religious Christmas Carol Service

You couldn’t make it up could you? The Royal Commonwealth Society is at the centre of an embarrassing row after it barred a well-known Roman Catholic commentator from attacking intolerance towards Christians at its annual carol service. Cristina Odone, the

Posted in Secular / Christian, UK Politics

Harriet Harman must be finished

Guido sums it up so well: Hilary Benn turned down £5000 for his deputy leadership campaign after Margaret Jay told him the cash from Janet Kidd was on behalf of David Abrahams. He insisted the cash should come from Mr

Posted in UK Politics

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Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
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No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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