Tag: Church of England

Jersey Agreement

Hot off the presses. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of Winchester, the Bishop of Dover and each of the Deans of Jersey and Guernsey have today signed an agreement to give effect to the interim oversight arrangements announced in

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CDM or EJM?

This morning the Guardian Komment Macht Frei published a piece by Giles Fraser quoting Bishop Alan Wilson on whether clergy can be charged under the Clergy Discipline Measure for entering a same-sex marriage. Its Section 7 lays down that matters

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Jersey – Interview with ‘HG’

Yesterday I was able to see an interview with HG, the woman at the centre of the current crisis involving the Church of England on Jersey. In it HG makes a number of allegations against various people in the Diocese

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PayDay Salvation

Apparently Justin Welby has had a meeting with Errol Damelin, the head honcho of Wonga the payday loan company. He’s reported to have told him that he isn’t planning to legislate these companies out of business, rather he wants to

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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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Jersey – Dame Steel’s Terms of Reference Released

The Diocese of Winchester has released the Terms of Reference for Dame Heather Steel’s investigation as part of Bishop John Gladwin’s visitation. They give Dame Steel a wide remit to interview anyone and seek evidence from any source that she

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