Blog

Welcome to the Cathedral blog – a brand new feature of this website.

We’ll be using this space to post informal pieces that we hope you will enjoy reading. Whether they be reflections on the issues of the day, insights into Cathedral initiatives or guest features, we’ll be aiming to generate content that you’ll find interesting, insightful and challenging.

Please browse the latest offerings from our selection of bloggers below and, if you’ve got an idea for a blog that you think we’d like to feature, please contact our Marketing Manager.

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  • Random Acts of Kindness

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 17 February 2017
    An app on my phone informed me that today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Quite why February 17th is ...
  • Hans Rosling

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 15 February 2017
    Hans Rosling died last week. He may not have been a household name in Britain, but was honoured in his ...
  • Humanism and Atheism are not synonyms

    By Robert Ashton - 09 February 2017
    I recently attended the London launch of a new ‘Humanists in Business’ network. It was staged by the British Humanist ...
  • Fake news

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 03 February 2017
    I’m not sure when I first heard the term “fake news” but it’s quickly become part of the lexicon. Recently ...
  • Window Shopping

    By Robert Ashton - 23 January 2017
    Back in July I found myself on a stage in the Cathedral speaking about mental health. I’d not really noticed ...
  • Recognising & responding to evil

    By The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby - 19 January 2017
    After visiting Auschwitz recently, here are some reflections on recognising and responding to evil: This was my third visit to Auschwitz/Birkenau, ...
  • Concussion and religion

    By Robert Ashton - 05 January 2017
    I wrote my first blog here in July last year as I prepared to speak at an event in the ...
  • Fear not

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 23 December 2016
    The day before Christmas Eve causes me a slight sense of panic. There are presents still to get and often ...
  • A Christmas Message

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 15 December 2016
    A poem written by a friend of mine, Ann Lewin, was inspired by a notice she saw in a shop ...
  • Creativity: The heart of the nature of God

    By The Very Revd Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich - 24 November 2016
    When we have conversations with people about why they have a faith, quite often the answer will be that the ...