Religious authority

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…