Co-op or Church of England

An interesting summary of the problems identified by Lord Myners in one of England’s oldest cultural institutions.

At the heart of the Co-op Group’s problems is its peculiar system of governance. Lord Myners describes an organisation in which a small, self-serving elite of Co-op lifers have effectively seized control on the group and turned it . . . → Read More: Co-op or Church of England?

Cameron Fuelling Division?

So apparently Cameron is being divisive.

The signatories accused Mr Cameron of “mischaracterising” Britain with “negative consequences for our politics and society”.

They said they had decided to speak out because of what they see as increasingly common incursions of religion into politics.

The lead signatory Prof Jim Al-Khalili, . . . → Read More: Cameron Fuelling Division?

Gay Nuptials in the Church of England

And lo it has happened. The Bishops said not to do it, but Canon Jeremy Pemberton went ahead anyway.

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A senior Church of England clergyman yesterday became the first to enter into a gay  marriage – in direct defiance of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby – plunging the Church into . . . → Read More: Gay Nuptials in the Church of England

Who's Going to Win the Premiership?

It’s an interesting question isn’t it? With just 6 weeks to go, there are still seven teams that can mathematically win the English League title. I thought it would be an interesting educational exercise in statistics to demonstrate a monte carlo method of predicting probabilities. You can download the spreadsheet I used to see how . . . → Read More: Who’s Going to Win the Premiership?

Change of Tone, Change of Policy?

Can someone explain this to me?

I think the Church has reacted by fully accepting that it’s the law, and should react on Saturday by continuing to demonstrate in word and action, the love of Christ for every human being. Justin Welby

How is this a “change of tone” or even a change in policy? . . . → Read More: Change of Tone, Change of Policy?

Burning Babies

Words fail me.

The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found.

Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat.

Last night . . . → Read More: Burning Babies

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