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  Robert Gray: First Bishop of Cape Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Bishop of Bristol was a man of character and courage; he had gone calmly to service in the cathedral while the rioters of 1831 were in possession of the city, and a few hours later his palace was burned to the ground.
But before the Bishop died the Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cowley, had given promise of stability, under its founder Father Benson, and the Bishop was in correspondence with Father Benson during the last year of his life, in the hope that the Fathers might come to South Africa.
Bishop Gray's assertion of the Church's independence and of her inherent powers encouraged all in England who were combining to resist the intrusion of the civil power into the spiritual affairs of the Church.
anglicanhistory.org /africa/day_gray.html   (5472 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Bristol | Bishop's wife to undergo surgery
The Bishop of Bristol's wife has suffered a set-back in her recovery after a serious car crash in October.
Mrs Hill fractured her neck when the car she was travelling in with Bishop Mike span off the M4, hit a tree and rolled on to its roof.
Bishop Mike, 57, sustained a broken shoulder in the accident.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/bristol/6120456.stm   (209 words)

 University of Bristol CASSOC :: History :: Chaplaincy Leaflet
Despite these calumnies, a bishop is called to lead in serving and caring for the people of God and to work with them in the oversight of the church.
To become a Bishop in the 1970's was to inherit the implications and the reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65).
Bishop Mervyn's days at Bishop Wordsworth School in The Close at Salisbury sowed that seeds of an ecumenical ministry that came into its own on the City of Bristol.
www.bris.ac.uk /Depts/Union/Cassoc/history_mervyndegree.html   (1180 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Bristol | Blog sets out Bishop's recovery
The Bishop of Bristol has set up a web log to keep people informed of the progress he and his wife are making after being involved in a car crash.
The Right Reverend Michael Hill, 57, and his wife, Anthea, 61, were hurt in an accident on the M4 on 1 October.
Bishop Mike broke his shoulder while Anthea was seriously injured and remains in hospital.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/bristol/6036183.stm   (171 words)

 Bishop Thomas F. Hendricken and the French Canadians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Bishop Francis P. Keough, D.D., elevated to archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
In January, 1873, Bishop Hendricken acceded to the request of French Canadians in Arctic, a mill village in Warwick, for a priest and a parish of their own by sending Father Henry Spruyt, a Belgian priest of Flemish descent, to organize a parish dedicated to St. John the Baptist.
Bishop Hendricken would have preferred to send them a French-Canadian pastor rather than the Irish priests but he did not have one who had the ability to deal with the complicated financial situation Father Bedard had left behind, and who could be trusted not to continue the dubious administrative practices Father Bedard had instituted.
www.providencevisitor.com /history-06.html   (1369 words)

 The Living Church Foundation
Bishop Andrew D. Smith’s offer of an olive branch to the members of Christ and the Epiphany, East Haven, one of six Connecticut parishes that have rebuffed his Episcopal authority, had no takers on July 24, the parish's rector, the Rev. Gilbert V. Wilkes, told The Living Church.
Bishop Smith cited his visit to the parish as an example of his good faith adherence to the House of Bishops’ Delegated Episcopal Pastoral Oversight (DEPO) guidelines in a July 28 letter to nine bishops who objected to his conduct over the discipline of the Rev. Mark Hansen, rector of St John’s, Bristol.
Bishop Smith wrote that “in the spirit of ‘Caring for All the Churches’,” he had accepted an invitation from Fr.
www.livingchurch.org /publishertlc/viewarticle.asp?ID=1183   (342 words)

 Bishop International Airport: Flint, Michigan: About Us
Bishop is on Bristol Road, only a half mile from the I-75/US23 and I-69 interchange in Flint.
Bishop is 30 minutes or less from destinations such as the I-75 Detroit business corridor, North Oakland County, Frankenmuth, Birch Run and Pontiac.
When you add up all of the conveniences, benefits and savings Bishop International Airport offers in the form of low fares, affordable parking and less time on the highways, you'll discover why flying from Flint is to your financial and time-saving advantage.
www.bishopairport.org /about-us.htm   (255 words)

 titusonenine » Blog Archive » The Bishop of Bristol’s Pastoral Letter about Civil Partnerships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
For example, as the general advice of the House of Bishops (downloadable from www.cofe.anglican.org/news/pr5605.html) states, we must not collude with the fashionable tendency to consider every relationship as sexual in character.
The legislation - which the Bishops of the Church of England actively supported and he seems to be determined to try and justify - explixitly excludes unmarried friends who are of a different gender.
No matter what the bishop has to say and how he spins it, sex is indeed a part of the civil partnership.
titusonenine.classicalanglican.net /?p=13023   (1776 words)

 Alcoholics Anonymous in Bristol and the West of England
Bristol members attended the first meeting of an Alcoholics Anonymous European Committee which met in Paris in 1967; this early initiative was not a success.
The launching of Bristol Fashion was greatly assisted by the editor of The Road Back, published from Dublin by Sackville, and he contributed regularly until his death in 1979.
This meant that the Bishop of Clifton was also involved, together with the Lord Mayor of Bristol and her husband and the Sheriff and Sheriff's lady: the Archbishop was afforded a full diplomatic welcome to the city.
www.rewritables.net /cybriety/aa_in_england.htm   (1060 words)

 Top Stories
BRISTOL - Diocese of Providence Archbishop Thomas J. Tobin made his first ever visit to Bristol on Friday, when he preached at a morning Mass and re-dedicated a pro-life monument in front of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.
Bishop Tobin, who replaced former Bishop Robert Mulvee earlier this year, said he was delighted to be in Bristol.
Bishop Tobin was named Providence Diocese Archbishop by the late Pope John Paul II in March, succeeding former Bishop Robert E. Mulvee.
www.eastbayri.com /story/356534645320370.php   (370 words)

 Joseph Butler [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
He does not doubt the point that scripture was written in terms properly applicable to a previous state of society, but he has little sense of the canonical books themselves being redactions of a multitude of oral and literary traditions and sources.
In the six sermons preserved from the years he served as the Bishop of Bristol, Butler defends the moral nature of various philanthropic and political institutions of his day, and in his Charge to the Clergy at Durham, he presents a concise rationale for the Church.
"Bishop Butler and the Primacy" Theology (1936) 132- 137.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/b/butler.htm   (2712 words)

 Anglican Communion News Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
[The Three Crowns (Diocesan News from Bristol to Swindon)] The Anglican Bishop of Bristol has been at the forefront of leading the Church of England to the brink of an historic pact with the Methodist Church.
The three-year formal conversations were co-chaired by Bishop Barry Rogerson, Bishop of Bristol, and the Revd John Taylor, Chairman of the Liverpool Methodist District.
Stumbling blocks still to be negotiated include the Anglicans’ role as the established Church; the absence of female bishops in the Anglican Church, while the Methodists insist that all appointments must be open to all; and Communion protocol, in which the use of alcoholic wine is just one issue.
www.anglicancommunion.org /acns/articles/28/50/acns2851.html   (334 words)

 Accident news - Bishop of Bristol’s wife undergoes surgery for serious neck injury
The Bishop of Bristol's wife will soon be undergoing surgery on the serious neck injury she sustained in a vehicle accident in October.
The Bishop sustained a broken shoulder in the accident and his wife was rushed to hospital suffering from a serious neck injury.
The operation on Mrs Hill's neck injury will require a piece of bone to be taken from her hip, which will then be fused to her damaged vertebrae.
www.car-accident-claim.com /html/news-bishops-wife-has-surgery-for-neck-injury.htm   (238 words)

 Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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Our commercial acumen, and our ability to help clients achieve their business and personal aspirations is a compelling proposition - and one which cannot be ignored.
Bishop Fleming is registered to carry on audit work and authorised to carry out investment
www.bishopfleming.co.uk   (141 words)

 Joseph Butler, Bishop of Durham, Theologian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Bristol, being the lowest paid of all bishoprics, was where a new bishop usually started.
The Reform movement of the 1830's and its aftermath have remedied this situation.) However, George II had been impressed with him earlier, and in 1746 he was called back to court and the next year offered the post of Archbishop of Canterbury.
He refused the post, but in 1750 he became Bishop of Durham (in the north of England, near the Scottish border, and well known even then as having a tradition of bishops whose speeches and writings attract public attention).
justus.anglican.org /resources/bio/187.html   (2223 words)

 The Glorious Revolution of 1688   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When the Privy Council ordered the churches to read the King's Indulgence in church, many were caught in a conflict between their loyalty and their conscience.
A group of Bishops prepared a traditional petition to present to James II, who responded by suing them for libel.
The Bishops pled the well established right or silence to avoid self-incrimination, which angered the unlearned James.
www.lawsch.uga.edu /~glorious/seven_bishops.html   (167 words)

 Bishop Declan Visits the University of Bristol
Bishop Declan Lang challenged students at the University of Bristol to embrace the poverty of modern day Britain and proclaim the good news of the gospel during Mass and a talk at the University of Bristol Catholic Chaplaincy.
Bishop Declan spoke of the threefold role of a Bishop: to teach, to sanctify and to shepherd.
With great poignancy and pastoral care Bishop Declan thanked the students for being the Church explaining that his role as a bishop is best summed up by St Augustine: with you I am a Christian, for you I am a bishop.
www.cliftondiocese.com /Articles/33   (302 words)

 Garden and Estate Machinery including lawnmowers, tractor mowers - S.T. Bishop & Co. - Wick, Bristol, near Bath
We aim to provide a good service to the Bristol and Bath area including Avon, South Gloucestershire and areas of North Somerset and Wiltshire.
Our sales and service staff are well trained and with over 90 years of cumulative experience between them they can provide you with the ideal machine for your garden.
S.T. Bishop & Co. is in Wick just off the A420 east of Bristol.
www.stbishop.co.uk   (215 words)

 Badock Hall, University of Bristol
Standing in lovely wooded grounds in the pleasant Stoke Bishop district of north Bristol, Badock is within five minutes' walk of the Downs, a large expanse of open grassland bordered by the Avon Gorge.
Access is easy and convenient, whether travelling by air, rail or road, and there is ample parking space for both cars and coaches.
There is a reliable bus service from the airport to the Bus Station in bristol City Centre.
www.bris.ac.uk /Depts/Badock/index.shtml   (362 words)

 Cathedral Church of the Advent - Search
Anthea Hill, 61, was airlifted to hospital after a Vauxhall Astra being driven by her husband, the Rt.
The bishop was treated for a dislocated shoulder and was discharged from the hospital on Sunday evening.
The accident took place just before three o’clock, when the bishop was travelling back to Bristol from St. Paul’s Church in Slough.
www.adventbirmingham.org /articles.asp?ID=3046   (352 words)

 Durdham Hall, University of Bristol (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Durdham Hall is home to about 220 students during the academic year, and provides high standard Summer Holiday Let and Conference Accomodation with full self-catering facilities between July and September each year.
Set in the heart of the Stoke Bishop residential campus, Durdham Hall benefits from easy access to nearby facilities such as the Coombe Dingle sports complex and the Downs with their excellent views over the Avon Gorge.
Situated close to the M4/M5 motorway intersection and Bristol International Airport, Durdham Hall is easily accessed, whatever your chosen mode of transport.
www.mattaranha.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /durdham   (167 words)

 Britannia Biographies: Jonathan Trelawney, Bishop of Exeter & Winchester
Jonathan Trelawney was the son of Sir Jonathan Trelawney Senior of Pelynt (Cornwall) and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir Edward Seymour of Berry Pomeroy (Devon).
He entered the church and became, first, Bishop of Bristol, before being translated to the See of Exeter in 1688.
He is chiefly remarkable from having been, as Bishop of Bristol, one of the famous seven bishops committed to the Tower of London by King James II, at which time he became the subject of the Cornish ballad, the burthen of which runs:
www.britannia.com /bios/jtrelawney.html   (176 words)

 Stoke Bishop Primary School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Welcome to 2007 from Stoke Bishop Primary School.
We've already had a visit from Bristol Cathedral Choir who sang to the whole school this Thursday, what an amazing sound!
Copyright © Stoke Bishop CEVC Primary School 2003-4
www.stokebishop.bristol.sch.uk   (90 words)

 Brush Up on Butler
Born a Presbyterian, joined Church of England as a youth; rector of Stanhope (1725-40); clerk of the closet to Queen Caroline (1735), to King George II (1746); bishop of Bristol (1738); dean of St. Paul's (1740); bishop of Durham (1750).
Image based on a portrait by John Fayram at Auckland Castle, residence of the bishop of Durham.
All points of view are welcome as long as the focus is on specific passages in Butler's work or in the literature about him.
sun1.sjfc.edu /~dwhite/butler   (157 words)

 Bishop Books Home Page
pictures of many of the villages that huddle around the eastern fringes of the City of Bristol, in either South Gloucestershire, or North Somersetshire.
In some instances you will be able to compare the Then with the Now, whilst in others you can take a pictorial tour of a particular area as the turn of each individual page reveals a moment of the past which has been frozen in time by the camera.
All of the books have been written, produced and published by Bishop Books, and whilst many concentrate upon the pictorial history of a particular area, others rely upon the written word to illustrate the fascination of local and social history.
www.nascr.net /~bishop_books   (154 words)

 The Mystery Worshipper: Bristol Cathedral
The cast: The Rt Rev Barry Rogerson, Bishop of Bristol, presided.
A printed order of service for ordinations in Bristol Diocese, and a hymn sheet.
Also knowing that one ordinand was being made deacon in a separate service by a "flying bishop", where there would be no women priests.
www.ship-of-fools.com /Mystery/1999/079Mystery.html   (545 words)

 Alternative Therapy Bristol - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
At her practice near Bristol, Julie Tippetts specialises in combining ancient and modern wisdom to achieve deep relaxation and an effective antidote to stress, depression and bereavement.
Stress is an inevitable part of our daily lives and not a bad thing unless it builds up to such an extent that we become tense, irritable and ultimately ill. Pam Jeffery believes Yoga can go a long way to alleviate stress....
Parents will be able to drop off their children with Emma, in her cosy home, while they relax and tone up only a short walk away.
www.alternativetherapybristol.co.uk   (872 words)

 Bishop Sutton Primary School, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol
Bishop Sutton Primary School, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol
Teach at Bishop Sutton Primary School, register today.
Comments: Bishop Sutton Primary School, (Local education authority: Bath & North East Somerset) is a Primary School in Bishop Sutton, Bristol.
www.axcis.co.uk /18997.html   (177 words)

 School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
The event is the University’s contribution to National Science Week and aims to engage school children and the public with science.
NESTA Futurelab is a not-for-profit organisation based in the Watershed in Bristol.
School of Geographical Sciences, University Road, University of Bristol, Bristol.
www.ggy.bris.ac.uk /postgraduates/gggwrb   (550 words)

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