Category: Women Bishops

One of the joys of being a Church of England Priest who works full-time as a statistician (only because no Bishop has been bold enough to give me a job – you know where I am) is that I can …

What’s Going to Happen at Synod over Women Bishops? Read More »

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So the Manchester motion on Women Bishops failed to garner support, instead a motion was passed that pretty much asked the House of Bishops to look at the legislation before the summer session, but not to do anything substantial with …

Thoughts on Synod Read More »

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All 44 dioceses have voted and the results are in. The Women Bishops legislation will return to Synod in the new year and will see the critical decision. Which way will the vote go? At first, looking at the results …

Women Bishops – The Numbers Read More »

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I’m sure most of you know already the events yesterday at General Synod. Three different amendments were presented to the Women Bishops legislation, each of which designed in their own way to provide some statutory recognition and protection for those …

Women Bishops – Now What? Read More »

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Methinks John Richardson makes a marvellous point. Some would regard the termination of the period of reception by the fiat of Synod as a job well done. Others, however, would regard it as a betrayal, not least of the talk, …

Double Standards? Read More »

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