An interesting news item posted on the Salisbury Diocese website together with the content of Bishop Nick Holtam’s address to the Diocesan Synod. The Bishop of Sherborne, the Archdeacon of Dorset and I met with 10 clergy from Dorset who …

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As we come to the end of the year, here are the top ten posts on this blog in 2010. 10 – Through a Glass Darkly – Finding out the results of General Synod elections is *really* hard 9 – …

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Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have released the text of their amendment on Women Bishops due to be presented to Synod next week. The amendment reads as follows: Draft amendments to omit reference to delegation Co-ordinate Jurisdiction Clause 2 1. …

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Methinks John Richardson makes a marvellous point. Some would regard the termination of the period of reception by the fiat of Synod as a job well done. Others, however, would regard it as a betrayal, not least of the talk, …

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In his speech to Liverpool Diocesan Synod today, Bishop James Jones has argued that the Church should view the debate over human sexuality in the same way that in the past we have agreed to disagree over Just War. He …

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