Tag: Diocese Of London

What I Missed

While I was “away”, I missed the following. Colin Coward was forced to edit a blog post after I pointed out his claim that St Martin in the Fields conducted same-sex blessings and that Nick Holtam, now Bishop of Salisbury,

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More on SMitF and Same-Sex Blessings

On Wednesday I highlighted a blog post from Changing Attitude that claimed that same-sex blessings have taken place at St Martin in the Fields. They happen in many churches in the Diocese of London including St Martin in the Fields

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So Who Performs Same-Sex Blessings?

Over at Changing Attitude, a recent blog post caught my eye, not for the coherent argument being made that *technically* the Church of England hasn’t formally made up its mind as to whether its churches can or can’t be use

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How to Apologise

The Diocese of London have just published this press release. A statement from the Rt Revd Pete Broadbent, Bishop of Willesden. “I have conveyed to Prince Charles and to Prince William and Kate Middleton my sincere regrets for the distress

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English Bishops Compromised?

Colin Coward at Changing Attitude makes an interesting point in relation to the Evangelical response to the events in Anaheim. Commentators in the USA and UK claim that the Episcopal Church has chosen to walk apart. Bishops Tom Wright of

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Gay BCP Wedding – No Action to be Taken

Ruth Gledhill is reporting that no action is to be taken over the gay wedding at St Bartholomews earlier this month. She writes: the Rector of St Bartholomew the Great, the Rev Martin Dudley, is to escape any form of

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