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Posted at 8:43am Wednesday 5th November 2008
THE parable Jesus told about two men building houses is a pertinent one in the present context
Posted at 8:34am Wednesday 24th September 2008
AT a conference for clergy last week someone suggested that, in present circumstances, the term ‘safe as a bank’ would be a good working definition of a contradiction in terms.
Posted at 9:07am Wednesday 13th August 2008
I MOVED from Cambridgeshire to Worcester a few months ago. When I told people where I was going one of the most frequent responses was, ‘Oh, Lucky you: Three Choirs country.’ The Three Choirs Festival is one of the things that puts this city on the map and last week I was able to relish it myself for the first time.
Posted at 8:22am Wednesday 30th July 2008
ON July 24 I was one of more than 600 bishops from more than 130 countries who, together with their spouses and leaders of other Christian denominations and faiths, marched down Whitehall.
Posted at 8:20am Wednesday 2nd July 2008
Last week I visited Worcester Royal Hospital to lead a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service.
Posted at 8:29am Wednesday 4th June 2008
EARLIER this year Westminster cathedral hosted a series of lectures. Tony Blair’s on ‘faith and globalisation’ received the most publicity. The one by Mark Thompson, director general of the BBC on ‘faith and the media’ was not widely reported.
Posted at 8:46am Wednesday 7th May 2008
Faith schools are in the news following Ed Balls’ allegation that they operate exclusive admissions policies and the veteran Labour MP Frank Field describing Mr Balls’ criticism as “simply incomprehensible”.
Posted at 7:58am Wednesday 23rd April 2008
ON Monday, I was able to make my first visit to St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester and see at first hand the wonderful work they are doing.
Posted at 8:31am Tuesday 1st April 2008
I hope that you have had a very happy Easter. More than that, I hope that you have been able to contemplate what Easter is about – the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.