Tag: Discipline

Sexual Revolution

Two interesting pieces this morning on the subject of “Sexual Revolution”. First, Andrew Goddard on Fulcrum explores the possibilities for the Pilling Report and how the Committee fashioning it will have to explain themselves. What does it mean to be

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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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Crowned!

And if you want more, here’s my post from last year on why monarchies are a good thing, and also a portion of the Coronation Oath from sixty years ago. Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the

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Clergy Discipline Measure – Jersey

On a point of information, it needs to be clarified that the Clergy Discipline Measure does not apply to Jersey. Section 48(3), Clergy Discipline Measure This Measure shall extend to the whole of the Provinces of Canterbury and York except

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Same-Sex Marriage and Clergy

Here’s the big unanswered question for the House of Bishops – will they permit clergy to enter same-sex marriages? As was pointed out in a comment on yesterday’s post, the new law seems to suggest that the Church of England can if

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David Page Capitulates

Remember this? It’s all over bar the counting. Press Release – Diocese of Chichester Acting Bishop of Chichester, the Rt Rev Mark Sowerby in June received a complaint under the Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 that the Rev David Page had

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