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100 years ago

Freed to experiment

50 years ago:  A LANDMARK in the relations between Church and State in England has been reached with the safe passing through Parliament of the Prayer Book (Alternative and Other Services) Measure

The ‘good Churchman’

100 years ago: THE Dean of St Paul's [Dr Inge] appears to be of one mind with "A Liberal Churchman", on whose deliverance we have commented in two recent issues

Prayers for the departed

100 years ago: COMMENTING on the Archbishop of Canterbury's recent directions in regard to prayers for the departed, the Tablet asked what, if the doctrine of Purgatory is denied, there is left to pray for

Churchillian heroics

100 years ago: WE CONFESS to a feeling of nervousness when our First Lord [of the Admiralty] lets himself go and indulges in heroics

Churchill, an instrument in the hand of God

Churchill, an instrument in the hand of God

50 years ago: SO NOW Winston Churchill belongs to the ages, his long course finished, his last victory won

Air raids on the East Coast

100 years ago: ON TUESDAY night our East Coast again was visited aerially by the barbarian slayers of women, children, and unarmed men

Fr Benson goes to his crown

100 years ago: WITH the death of Fr Benson of Cowley, which we record with deep regret, a great career of Christian enterprise has closed

Cardinal Mercier arrested

100 years ago: OF ALL the blunders which the Germans have committed since they declared war, the arrest of the Belgian Primate, Cardinal Mercier, is the most colossal

Kultur in Hereford

100 years ago: WE UNDERSTOOD that the Bishop of Hereford had it in his mind to secure the help of an Assistant Bishop of a different type of Churchmanship from his own

A veritable truce of God

100 years ago: LETTERS from the Front inform us that on Christmas Day there was a veritable Truce of God. Towards midnight on Christmas Eve, suddenly and by a common impulse, those who were enemies a moment before were sending each other Christmas greetings across the space between the lines of Germans and English

Massacre and merriment

100 years ago: "WHO of us thought, this time last year, that the greeting of A Merry Christmas in 1914 would have to be spoken in a very special sense? 

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