Monthly Archives: May 2011

Gay Family Bashing

Interesting video over at Shawn’s site. What do we think? Should there be a right to express one’s opinion in public when working? Where does the boundary between freedom of speech and respect lie? For the record, not sure that

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Everybody Out!

I like this curt summary from the Church Mouse of the situation in the Church of England. If you aren’t aware, some bishops are gay. ┬áBut we don’t talk about it. That just about sums up what a lot of

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Doctor Who – SNES Style

What if the current Doctor Who opening sequence was actually the intro to a SNES game? Ponder no more! Hat-tip the awesome Kasterborous

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The Leaked Documents

Andrew Brown of the Guardian has released the two documents leaked to him. The first is Colin Slee’s Memorandum, the second is the legal opinion produced by the Legal Office of Church House.

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Leaks and Truth

News broke last night in the Guardian of a controversial memo written by Colin Slee, the late Dean of Southwark Cathedral and a member of the Crown Nominations Commission. The fraught divisions have been laid bare in the leak of

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Government Appoints Life to Sexual Health Forum

A minor fuss this morning in Britain as the Government announces that it has appointed LIFE to the new Sexual Health Forum in the stead of BPAS (an abortion provider). A group known to be opposed to abortion has joined

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Merciful Father, who chose your bishop Gregory to be a servant of the servants of God: grant that, like him, we may ever long to serve you by proclaiming your gospel to the nations, and may ever rejoice to sing your praises; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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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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