Catholicity

cathedral attendance

Why, when church attendance is falling, is cathedral attendance soaring?

An email was delivered to Cranmer's Tower at 11.15am on Tuesday of this week. It was headed: 'Record numbers attend cathedrals at Christmas', followed by a very red, upper-case warning: 'RELEASE AND STATISTICS EMBARGOED UNTIL 00:01 24/10/18'. Why should good…
reformation 500

Reformation 500: we are all Protestants now

‘Reformation’ is an awkward word; so, of course, is ‘Protestant’. Both terms convey a sense of theological unity or ecclesial uniformity wrapped in a righteous evangelical zeal, when, in fact,…

The two opposed expressions of Anglicanism

There is a letter published in today's Telegraph signed by 23 conservative (/traditionalists/orthodox) Anglicans concerning the tensions in the Church over England (and wider Anglicanism) over same-sex marriage and other…