Category: Baptism

Archbishop Justin on Baptism

It’s looking like the new press team at Lambeth Palace are really getting their act together. This is a brilliant bit of media.

Filling in the Baptism Register

This morning I had an e-conversation with Gavin Collins, the Archdeacon of the Meon in Portsmouth Diocese, on the legalities around the decision to enter two mothers in the baptism register. He kindly agreed to share publicly his thinking around

Mother and Godmother

This is a really interesting piece in the Daily Mail. A lesbian couple claim they have been told they cannot baptise their one-year-old son because they both want to be registered on official records. Aimi and Victoria Leggett said they wanted to

In the Church Times

Almost missed it, but I’m in this weekend’s Church Times and it’s a perfect spot as dusk falls on Reformation Day. Turn with me to page 12… What are the reasons for there being no statutory fees for baptisms in

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Marriage and Baptism

See, here’s the problem with the latest outpouring of “pastoral sensitivity” from the Church of England. On the one hand the official guidance says: In some of those instances where couples seeking a church wedding already have children, the couple

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