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Signs of Love and Hope Stories and narratives, truth and lies, honesty and deceit: was there ever a year in which it was so difficult to distinguish these things for what they are? Was there ever a time when it was so difficult to identify integrity in public life? Very… Read more
GOOD NEWS! As a diocese we raised a total of £2074.57 for the Bishop’s Harvest Appeal supporting the valuable work of USPG in Sri Lanka. Thank to everyone who contributed.… Read more
Bishop’s Priorities The Bishop has identified his Three Priorities for the three years to the end of 2021: Partnership in Mission, Learning and Inhabiting the Faith, and Sustaining Ourselves. These Priorities were confirmed at the Diocesan Ministry Conference in September 2018 and at subsequent Continuing Ministerial Development, and they will form… Read more
Bishop Peter launches Harvest Appeal 2018 Those who live and work on tea plantations in Sri Lanka are poor and often excluded from society. The Anglican Church in the Diocese of Colombo has been ministering in the plantation areas for… Read more
Abortion Reform Bill 2018: A Reflection from the Diocese of Sodor and Man The Church of England combines strong opposition to abortion with a recognition that there can be - strictly limited - conditions under which it may be morally preferable to any available alternative. It bases this view on… Read more
The astonishing joy of the Ascension Just as the authentic reality of the Resurrection is shown by the transformation of the followers of Jesus from grief to wonder and gladness, so something very similar happens at the Ascension. It is the last of the post-Resurrection appearances, and we might imagine… Read more