South African Navy Festival Day

The South African Navy had a Festival Day earlier today and I was there. It was a wet and blustery day in the East Dockyard in Simon’s Town, but enjoyable nonetheless. Here are a few pics taken with the BlackBerry.  

Will Rowan Williams Join the Ordinariate?

Since many are wondering (whispering), why not have a poll on the question? But first, here’s a little whisper: This Friday morning brings significant breaking news on the ecumenical front — six days after Rowan Williams’ latest meeting with B16 (above), Lambeth Palace has announced that the 61 year-old theologian will retire as archbishop of Canterbury at year’s end,…

Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, Resigns

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has announced he is to step down after ten years as he admitted that the row over homosexuality in the Church has been a “major nuisance”. Dr Williams, 61, will leave at the end of December to take up a new role as Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge next January.…

Is this Britain’s First Christian Burial?

Anglo Saxon grave reveals 16-year-old girl laid to rest with a gold cross The Daily Mail reports: Laid to rest in her best clothes and lying on an ornamental bed, she was probably of noble blood. Quite how the 16-year-old Anglo Saxon girl died and who she was remain a mystery. But she was buried wearing…