This is the text of the sermon preached in Bradford Cathedral this morning (16 June 2013) by Sebastian Feydt, pastor of the Frauenkirche in Dresden, based on Luke…Continue
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This is going to be a great week.
Not only do we hit 'the longest day' – 21 June, midsummer's day – when I and colleagues will spend the whole day from 5am to 10pm walking in the diocese,…Continue
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The Archbishop of York preached at an ecumenical service in the Frauenkirche in Dresden this morning. This service marked the conclusion of the German celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Meissen Agreement in 1991 (obviously). It also marked the end of the Delegation…Continue
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I am in Dresden for a Meissen Delegation Visit with the Archbishop of York until Sunday. I am the Anglican Co-chair of the Meissen Commission which handles relations between the EKD and the Church of England since 1991.…Continue
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It is well-nigh impossible to give a flavour of such a remarkable event as the Kirchentag. The scale and variety are such that you have to be here in the heat to witness the number of people and the huge range of public events all around the…Continue
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Over 120,000 people have descended today on the eastern German city of Dresden. It has to be seen to be believed. The idea of drawing similar numbers of people to a four-day rolling conference run by Christians in the UK is inconceivable. It would simply be ridiculed.
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The week that brought freedom (we hope) to Egypt concludes with the memory of another event involving masses of people in a life-changing and state-challenging event. Tonight marks not only the eve of Valentine’s Day, but also the 66th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden.…Continue
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