English Churchman

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The English Churchman is a family Protestant newspaper that was founded in 1843. The formal title of the newspaper is English Churchman and St James' Chronicle. St James Chronicle dates from 1761.

The paper has a reputation for being outspokenly and unashamedly Protestant, Evangelical, Reformed and anti-ecumenical, believing that the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England are good and true and so it does not recognise non-evangelical Churches as being truly Christian because they have erred in doctrine and practice.

Ironically, and contrary to general ecclesiastical trends, the English Churchman began life as an Anglo-Catholic newspaper but it was soon taken into evangelical hands where it has remained ever since.

At the time of the death of Pope John Paul II the English Churchman was one of the first evangelical publications to state that it did not believe the Pope was a Christian.[1]


  1. ^ Edition 7660 of 15 April 2005

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