Tag: Church House

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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2013 – The Anglicans to Watch

As promised, here’s my top ten Anglicans who I believe will have an impact on the church in 2013 (and beyond). For some it may be for things that will happen over the next twelve months that will involve them,

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Reflections on Outing

A reminder of some words I wrote a year ago. — The core of the argument against having Jeffrey John as the Bishop was laid out in a legal opinion offered from the legal team at Church House. In it they suggested

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Human Sexuality Group invites Submissions

The game is on! The group chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling to advise the House of Bishops on the Church of England’s approach to human sexuality has invited submissions. Written submissions can be sent, to arrive by 31 May, to: Sexuality

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New Year, Old Posturing

Is it just me or is Colin Coward over at Changing Attitude getting a bit boring? Gay bishops  There are 13 gay bishops among the 114 English bishops, nearly 15% of the total. They are all closeted to a greater

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Sam Norton on the Future of the Church of England

Controversial, but powerful stuff. The general problem remains, however. The nature of the ministry than a priest is called to, in the way that Rowan articulates, is – to generalise hugely – a ministry that will become rarer and rarer

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