Tag: Diocesan Bishops

Spin, Spin, Spin

Gosh, I do love it when people try to spin things to avoid the obvious. Take for example this wonderful paragraph by Keith Sharpe on his latest Changing Attitude blog. It is alleged that [Wallace Benn] has on occasions demanded

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Who Would You Prefer?

Got any career ambitions? I’ve been having a few interesting chats with people over the past few weeks about the way that the Church of England handles preferment. Not that I see myself as a candidate for high office you

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Coalition for Marriage

News today of the launch of a new campaign in response to the Government’s soon to be announced consultation on same-sex marriage. Coalition for Marriage is headlined by former Archbishop George Carey, the former Lord Chancellor Lord Mackay, seven cross

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Statement from House of Bishops on Human Sexuality

http://www.churchofengland.org/media/1289380/gsmisc997.pdf The money quotes are in the accompanying letter from the Bishop of Norwich. To avoid pre-empting the outcome of the review the House has concluded that clergy in civil partnerships should not, at present, be nominated for episcopal appointment.  The review

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Gay Wedding – The Theology

In my previous post I laid out the liturgy used in the gay wedding of two Church of England priests and compared it to the actual text of the BCP marriage service. In doing so I demonstrated that the argument

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