Tag: Principle

Understanding the Bishops

There’s been a lot of nonsense written about what the statement from the Bishop of Leicester following the Second Reading in the Lords of the Same-Sex Marriage Bill actually means, chiefly down to the spin that the Telegraph put on

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Consultation Paper on Civil Partnerships in Religious Premises

The government has issued a consultation paper on the proposals to extend the registration of civil partnerships to religious premises. The paper invites interested parties to feedback on the proposals that the government has on how this move should be

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Antiphons- Hidden Meanings

Pure genius from Maggi Dawn. In each of the O Antiphons there has been the plea to God: Come… Does God answer our prayers? Look backwards at them in reverse order: O Emmanuel O Rex O Oriens O Clavis O

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Understanding Monday’s Amendments

The Bishops (below) have asked Peers to vote in favour of three amendments to the Equality Bill in place of the Government’s compromise amendment. Let me spell out what the different amendments (and the current text) mean. The first amendment

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Is Male Headship Misogynist?

I want to move on the conversation that we’re having here on elements of headship and misogyny. In particular, I want to repeat my last comment there and invite contributions from those who gave up before we moved beyond 50+

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Playing a Blinder – Rowan affirms the Pro-Life Position

An absolutely brilliant Christmas message from Rowan, in which he affirms the traditional view that since Jesus had to be human from conception (otherwise the hypostatic union is confounded), we are also all completely human from conception. God chose to

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