Tag: Bishops

Winchester Dodges the Issues

Over three working days ago I asked the spokesperson for Winchester Diocese a very simple question. Three days later I still haven’t had a reply, and that’s probably because the very simple question I asked strikes to the heart of

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Colin Coward Nails It

Sometimes the Director of Changing Attitude just gets it spot on. The Church of England knows it has a crisis on its hands. It thinks the crisis might be solved by gently persuading enough conservatives to overcome their convictions and

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Drama Therapy at the Secret Synod

Yesterday’s General Synod session on Women Bishops was held in secret. Sorry, in private. Well, in secret. Well, the general public wasn’t allowed to watch certainly. You make your mind up. Anyway, one of the things that went on in

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Understanding the Bishops

There’s been a lot of nonsense written about what the statement from the Bishop of Leicester following the Second Reading in the Lords of the Same-Sex Marriage Bill actually means, chiefly down to the spin that the Telegraph put on

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Crowned!

And if you want more, here’s my post from last year on why monarchies are a good thing, and also a portion of the Coronation Oath from sixty years ago. Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the

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Men and Women in Marriage

There has been much fuss over the past week or so to do with the publication by the Church of England Faith and Order Committee (FaOC) of their report “Men and Women in Marriage“. I want to briefly explore two

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