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'The Bishop’s eye'

“The function or purpose of the office has often been described metaphorically as that of oculus episcopi, the ‘Bishop’s eye’; or sometimes, in modern parlance, by those with a more jaundiced view, as the ‘Bishop’s Rottweiler’,” says The Ven. Michael Faragher in this touching and humorous account of the origins and functions of the Archdeacon role

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Reformation Day

“To put it in modern-day terms, Luther’s theses went ‘viral’,” says The Rev’d Canon Dr Don Edwards, on the 95 theses Luther nailed to the door of Wittenberg’s Castle Church in 1517, as Reformation Day approaches on 31 October