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An Introduction to North American High Toryism

Charles A. Coulombe

January-February 2018

A review of The North American High Tory Tradition

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A Letter from a Concerned Episcopalian

TO "THE ANSWER PRIEST"

Edward B. Connolly

October 2017

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Our Fortieth Anniversary

EDITORIAL

January-February 2017

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The Anglican Conundrum
March 2016

Same-sex marriage is causing deep and possibly irreparable division in the Anglican Communion, the third-largest Christian communion in the world.

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What Does the Anglican Patrimony Have to Offer the Church?

RE-APPROPRIATING THE SUBJECTIVE WITH THE OBJECTIVE

Richard Upsher Smith Jr.

April 2015

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Blueprint for a Catholic Future?

RALPH ADAMS CRAM & THE ANGLO-PAPALISTS

Charles A. Coulombe

September 2014

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A Slow-Motion Implosion
May 2014

The recent history of the Anglican Communion shows that shedding virtually all of its distinctively Christian moral teachings in order to achieve "relevance" has disastrous results.

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Dances With Wolves, Vatican Edition
September 2013

The days of trusting what's going on deep behind the scenes in chanceries and in the Roman curia are over. Transparency is what's needed, not blind trust in some broken bureaucracy.

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What Is the Anglican Patrimony?

UNDERSTANDING A GOODLY HERITAGE

Martha C. Eischen

May 2012

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Incredible Shrinking Churches
December 2011

Some mainline Protestant denominations are in rapid decline because they have no message that is discernibly different from the secular culture.

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Sheldon Vanauken Remembered

FROM OUT OF C.S. LEWIS'S LONG SHADOW

Chene Richard Heady

October 2011

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Mary Tudor & the Dawn of the Counter-Reformation

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

December 2010

Review of Fires of Faith: Catholic England Under Mary Tudor

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City of Confusion - Part II
July-August 2010

Just when we were beginning to think that things couldn't get any more schizoid in the Anglican Communion, things are getting, well, more schizoid.

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Two Dubious Anniversaries

C.S. LEWIS & T.S. ELIOT ON CONTRACEPTION

Gregory K. Laughlin

July-August 2010

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If Only the Anglicans Had Listened

PIKE OR PIUS?

Andrew M. Seddon

June 2010

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Which Side Are You On?
January-February 2010

The practical effect of the Pope's Anglicanorum Coetibus has been to crystallize the significant differences between modern Anglicanism and Holy Mother Church.

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City of Confusion
October 2009

Some say the demise of Anglicanism truly began in the 1530s when King Henry VIII "nationalized" the Catholic Church in England.

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Two Tracks to 'Communion'
October 2009

What might the Archbishop of Canterbury's "two-track" model for the Anglican Communion look like at the local level?

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Are We All 'Children of God'?

BAPTISM OR BIRTHRIGHT?

F. Douglas Kneibert

November 2008

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Clandestine 'Communion'
December 2007

Why does the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury feel it necessary to hold a "secret" Communion service with gay clergy?

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Integrity or a Lie?
October 2007

The Anglican Church of England would no doubt be close to shutting down if it weren't for "gay" and lesbian clergy.

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The Anglican Use in the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church

GUEST COLUMN

James S. Blankenship

July-August 2007

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Absolutely Null & Utterly Void
May 2007

According to Pope Leo XIII, Anglican Orders are "absolutely null and utterly void." That makes the Anglo-Catholic "Eucharist" invalid, too.

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Bishop Vicky & Bishop Gumby
April 2005

It's luv, luv, luv that makes the world go round, and who cares what comes after.

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Must We Now Be Leery of Anglican Converts?
September 2004

Might the Golden Age of Anglican converts be coming to an end?

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"Do You Have to Say 'And God Bless You'?"
April 2004

A revealing vignette about the priorities of the Episcopal Church...

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Bible-Burners

GUEST COLUMN

Dwight Longenecker

February 2004

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Special Breeds & Lesser Breeds
January 2004

It would appear that homosexuals are a special breed entitled to special privileges in the Episcopal Church.

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God the Father, the Elephantine God — Whatever
January 2004

There are still Catholic bishops who believe that a Third Vatican Council could authorize priestesses and bishopettes.

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The Non Serviam of the Episcopal Church: Unsex Me!

GUEST COLUMN

Larry A. Carstens

December 2003

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A Letter From a Concerned Episcopalian

TOLERANCE FOR VAMPIRES

Edward B. Connolly

October 2003

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Simony in the Church of England
September 2003

The Anglicans has fallen on hard times, both in terms of membership and finances.

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Newman, an “Apostate”?

Stanley L. Jaki

May 2003

Review of John Henry Newman: The Challenge to Evangelical Religion by Frank M. Turner

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An Anglo-Catholic Tale

MAY WE LEARN, SOONER RATHER THAN LATER

Charles A. Coulombe

February 2003

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Anglicanism, Catholicism & The Significance of the "Anglican Use" in The Catholic Church

THE DIASPORA OF TRADITIONAL ANGLICANS

William J. Tighe

January 2003

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The Malines Conversations & What Was Malign There

A CHAPTER IN THE ILLUSION OF REUNITING CANTERBURY WITH ROME

Stanley L. Jaki

July/August 2002

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The Death of Catholic England

William J. Tighe

May 2002

Review of The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village

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The Astronomical Cost of Priestesses In the Church of England

FEMINISM RULES — AND RUINS

Tom Watkins

May 2002

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On the Road to Oblivion.
February 2002

When fewer and fewer men enter a profession, does it become marginalized?

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"Mere Christianity" as Merely Protestant

A RESPONSE TO THOMAS STORCK

S.M. Hutchens

January 2002

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Newman: Myths & Facts

WAS HE 'ECUMENICAL' OR NOT ?

Stanley L. Jaki

November 2001

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"Anglican Use" Catholic Parishes

A PLACE HAS BEEN PREPARED

Charles M. Wilson

November 2001

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Is There Such a Thing as "Mere Christianity"?

BY WHAT AUTHORITY DOES C.S. LEWIS PONTIFICATE?

Thomas Storck

July/August 2001

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The Church of England, The Defiled “Panther”

William J. Tighe

May 2001

Review of Ancient Faith and Modern Freedom in John Dryden's The Hind and the Panther

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The Great Realignment of 2004-2012: The Catholic Church Splits, The Episcopal Church Triumphs

LOOKING BACKWARD FROM YEAR 2015

Lee Penn

December 2000

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The Wolf in Our Midst

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

October 2000

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It's Not the Episcopal Church Anymore

NEO-PAGANISM: OUT OF THE BROOM CLOSET

Lee Penn

October 2000

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My Episcopal Church Has Surrendered

GUEST COLUMN

James Cavanagh

October 2000

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Some Are More Diverse Than Others
June 2000

Too many seminarians these days are too outspokenly traditional.

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You Can't Have It Both Ways
April 2000

Let Rome be Rome, and let the ecumenical chips fall where they may.

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Newman, the Real Presence & The Tabernacle

Richard Geraghty

April 2000

Review of Newman and Conversion

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Bishop Fred?
January 2000

If Episcopalians want to call their bishop by his (or her) first name, that's their business.

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Excuses, Excuses
January 2000

Why are Anglicans more tired on Sunday mornings nowadays than they were 30 years ago?

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Sweet Lullaby?
December 1999

Anglo-Catholicism was a victim of its own success

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The Lady & the Fox
September 1999

"Remember that Episcopal lady priest you met at the ecumenical conference?"

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When Invoking "the Holy Spirit" Will Justify Just About Anything

William J. Tighe

May 1999

Review of Anglicans and Tradition and the Ordination of Women

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God’s Good Servant, but the King’s First?

William J. Tighe

December 1998

Review of Thomas Cranmer: A Life

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The Invention of Anglicanism

William J. Tighe

November 1998

Review of Catholic and Reformed: The Roman and Protestant Churches in English Protestant Thought, 1600-1640

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Where Catholics Fear Converts

EVANGELIZATION? NOT IN BRITAIN

Alberto Carosa

June 1998

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The Museum Piece Called "Anglo-Papalism”

William J. Tighe

December 1997

Review of A Tactful God. Gregory Dix: Priest, Monk and Scholar

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Is the Washington Cathedral Really "Our Nation's Cathedral"?

GUEST COLUMN

Lawrence Petrus

October 1997

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Anglican "Fundamentalist"?

James G. Hanink

January/February 1997

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Sheldon Vanauken, R.I.P.

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

December 1996

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St. Vincent Pallotti & the Oxford Movement

EDITORIAL

Barry Bossa

October 1995

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The Phenomenon of Robert Hugh Benson

ESCHEWING TRENDY SPECULATION

Janet Grayson

July/August 1995

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Newman’s Advice to Anglo-Catholics

Dale Vree

October 1994

A review of Anglican Difficulties

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The Crisis of Anglo-Catholicism in England

TO FIND & RESCUE THE ONE LOST SHEEP

William K. Klimon

June 1994

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Anglicans Affirming Catholicism?

David Hartman

January/February 1994

Review of Living Tradition

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How Not to Be Ecumenical

Brian Barbour

October 1993

Review of The Panther and the Hind

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The New Archbishop of Canterbury

Letter from England

John Warwick Montgomery

December 1992

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A Baptist Among the Episcopalians

HUNGRY FOR LITURGY

Michelle Bobier

July-August 1992

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Dissecting Newman

J.M. Cameron

December 1990

Review of The Achievement of John Henry Newman

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Discovering Catholicism

GUEST COLUMN

James Prothero

March 1990

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On Ecumenism & the Amazing Unity of Catholics

GUEST COLUMN

Paul van K. Thomson

November 1988

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In the Footsteps of John Henry Newman

Dale Vree

May 1987

Review of One Step Enough by Peter Cornwell

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