Got any career ambitions? I’ve been having a few interesting chats with people over the past few weeks about the way that the Church of England handles preferment. Not that I see myself as a candidate for high office you …

Who Would You Prefer? Read more »

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I wanted to add some form of contribution to recent debate over whether there is decline in numbers worshipping in the Church of England. I took some figures from the Statistics department of the Archbishops’ Council and analysed them on …

Church Decline in England? Read more »

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This is extraordinary! Apparently there have been a number of complaints about one of the advertisements His Grace carried on behalf of the Coalition for Marriage. He has been sent all manner of official papers, formal documentation and threatening notices …

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The ASA ruling on the Marie Stopes TV advertisement on Channel 4 is out. You can read a copy for yourself here. SPUC have the best cursory analysis: London, 3 August 2010 – A ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority …

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His Grace says everything I want to. A few years back, the pro-abortion lobby and abortion providers like BPAS and Marie Stopes promoted an effort in Parliament to change the law to ‘protect’ pregnant women from pregnancy advice services that …

Cranmer on the ASA and advertising abortion Read more »

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Well, duh. There is to be no investigation into the atheist bus in spite of 326 complaints, the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. In a statement today the ASA said: ‘The Advertising Standards Authority has concluded that the “There’s probably …

Atheist Bus Advert *not* offensive Read more »

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