I thought it might be useful to lay out what the issues of authority are in the matter of the suspension of the Dean of Jersey, Bob Key. My purpose in this post is not to take one side or …

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I’ve spoken to sources inside Winchester Diocese who have helped to clarify one or two matters re the story below. I can confirm that the Diocese of Winchester took legal advice from a senior QC with experience not only of …

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My copy of this book by Tobias Haller that a number of commenters have been pointing to has arrived in the post. Give me a few days to digest it before you ask me what I think. Reasonable and Holy …

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I’ve been intrigued by two blog posts in the past week, both of which are highlighting some challenges for the Church of England over the next few months. The first is by John Richardson who writes This, however, brings us …

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Still no sign of an official response from Lambeth Palace to last week’s joys in Anaheim. While we wait, here’s a quote to ponder. It’s true that the election of a practising gay person as a bishop in the US …

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