In the course of a recent Catholic Herald column attacking entry charges for York Minster, William Oddie indulged in ultramontane triumphalism:

I have had this problem before, getting into Anglican cathedrals built by the Catholic Church and purloined at the Reformation.

In this week’s Herald, the Dean of York Minster – the Very Rev Keith Jones – responds to Oddie and in doing so articulates a generous but appropriately robust Anglican vision of the English Church’s historic relationship with both the English people and the See of Rome:

Read it all:catholicity and covenant: York Minster and the Anglican claim to continuity>.