Tag: Bishop Of Southwark

Jeffrey John to Sue the Church?

This originally in the Sunday Times (behind a pay-wall) and now in the Mail on Sunday. A controversial gay dean has threatened to take the Church of  England to court after he was blocked from becoming a bishop. The Very

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So Who Performs Same-Sex Blessings?

Over at Changing Attitude, a recent blog post caught my eye, not for the coherent argument being made that *technically* the Church of England hasn’t formally made up its mind as to whether its churches can or can’t be use

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Everybody Out!

I like this curt summary from the Church Mouse of the situation in the Church of England. If you aren’t aware, some bishops are gay.  But we don’t talk about it. That just about sums up what a lot of

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Southwark – A Solution

I have a solution. Really, I have a solution. I grant you, it’s a slightly provocative solution, but I guarantee you that absolutely no-one could have an objection to Dr John being the Bishop of Southwark if it’s implemented. It’s

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Another Day, Another Crisis…

But I didn’t think it was going to be *this* crisis (all over again). A confidential meeting, chaired by Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has approved Dr Jeffrey John, the Dean of St Albans, to be on the

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