Thomas Cranmer

Rustat memorial Jesus College Cambridge

Rustat 1 – 0 Welby | Jesus College Cambridge must retain its memorial to Tobias Rustat

"Why is it so much agony to remove a memorial to slavery?" pleaded the Archbishop of Canterbury to Synod in February, as he bemoaned the fact that the Master of Jesus College Cambridge, Sonita Alleyne, a black woman, has to…
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 martyrdom of Thomas Becket

  On this day in 1170 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered by the knights of King Henry II in Canterbury Cathedral. It was muddled politics and religion -…