in the historic quaker meeting house, the resting place william penn, at the jordan's centre the new high sheriff of buckinghamshire, a quaker, marked the beginning of the legal year. the bishop reflected on justice and mercy.
the bishop shows how the miners have been champions of justice and relates their struggle for fair energy to the energy crisis today and to the threat of climate change. he bases it on jesus saying, 'do not neglect justice and the love of god'.
The bishop has been asked by the Commission and by the Government to give support to the Commission. He gave this meditation at the end of his first meeting with the Commission at their request on 1st June 2022. He gives permission to any within the Memorial community to use this meditation in any format that they chose to remember the 72.
At the launch of the Report 'Towards Justice' by Cumberland Lodge Bishop James said that the findings of the Report corresponded closely with his Report on learning from the experiences of the Hillsborough Families and Survivors 'The Patronising Disposition of Unaccountable Power'. He concluded his speech by calling for a Royal Commission on policing..
In an open letter to Baroness Finlay and to Baroness Grey-Thomson to share with the House of Lords the Bishop draws on his experience of chairing two Independent Panels to advise against providing 'medical assistance' for patients 'to end their own lives'.
The bishop reflects on the the history of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and the Cenotaph and Captain Noel Chavasse, the only soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross with Bar in the great War. He concludes by asking what the call of duty means today.
Together with Jonathon Porritt the bishop gives the opening address at the Green Christian Online Festival. He urges us to work for the earthing of heaven and to steer ourselves away from the earthing of hell.
At the annual conference of the Association of Anglican Secondary School Headteachers the bishop reflects on the adolescence of Jesus to establish a theological foundation of treating young people with dignity.
In the autumn 2019 Lecture Series on 'The Quality of Mercy' at St Martin in the Fields in London the bishop draws on his experiences in Hull and Liverpool to reflect on the relationship between justice and mercy.
The bishop conducted the Funeral in the Chapel at Castle Howard and gave the Address in memory of Lady Susan Ankaret Howard, the youngest daughter of the 11th Earl of Carlisle and mother to Alexander and Flora. Her body will be laid to rest at Naworth Castle.
This is the outline of a series of addresses the bishop gave at St Michael and St George in Holy Week using Psalm 22, the Words of Jesus from the Cross and the poems of George Herbert and John Donne. This is not a verbatim script.
At St Mary's Parish Church in Dover the bishop reflects on the grief of the families and survivors showing that grieving is a journey without destination through a landscape of memories and thoughts of their loved ones.
At St Peter's College Oxford the bishop reflects on the life, faith and courage of Captain Noel Chavasse a young officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps who was the only soldier to gain the Victoria Cross and Bar in the 1st World War. He was killed in action in 1917.
A Journey around Justice. The bishop reflects on the meaning of justice through his ministry in Hull and Liverpool covering urban regeneration, the church's attitude to women and gay relationships, racial justice, disability rights and environmental justice.