Category: Gay Bishops

And now Guildford

From the Rt Revd Ian Brackley (Suffragan in the Diocese and currently “in charge”). You will no doubt have heard through the media news of the Pastoral Letter which the House of Bishops has issued as guidance concerning the Same

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Celibate Civil Partnerships

Over the past week I’ve been pondering whether it’s useful trying to distinguish between two different kinds of same-sex “relationship” in relation to the on-going dialogue (debate? argument? all-out war?) in the Church of England over clergy and Civil Partnerships.

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VOR Panel

I was recently involved in a panel discussion talking about gay bishops on Voice of Russia Radio. Listen below! [audio:http://m.ruvr.ru/download/data/2013/01/10/1335241823/BISHOP%2520DISCO%2520TX.mp3]

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The Ugandan Statement

Here’s the statement by the new Primate of Uganda. It is very discouraging to hear that the Church of England, which once brought the Gospel of Jesus Christ to Uganda, has taken such a significant step away from that very

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48 Hours

After two days of listening to leading members of CEEC and Reform talk about the “change” in policy (which is no real change at all) on clergy in Civil Partnerships being allowed to be considered for episcopal nominations, it strikes

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Breaking News – Nothing Changes

What is it with the media? They have a perfectly well laid out news report in the Church Times which is followed up by a reasonable and easy to comprehend press release from the House of Bishops. Result? Apparently the

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