Tag: Dr Williams

Jeffrey John to Sue the Church?

This originally in the Sunday Times (behind a pay-wall) and now in the Mail on Sunday. A controversial gay dean has threatened to take the Church of  England to court after he was blocked from becoming a bishop. The Very

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Rowan on the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill

I haven’t blogged much about this issue, but this press statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury is bang on the nail. Emphasis added by myself. The Archbishop of Canterbury is very concerned at the news that the proposed ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill’

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Rowan and Parliament

Reports in the Telegraph this morning that the Archbishop of Canterbury has essentially told parliamentarians where to go. Dr Rowan Williams has refused to be drawn on the issue publicly, but has broken his silence to tell MPs he is

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A Quick Word on What’s Happening at Gen Con

Ruth G has by far the most balanced summary of the vote on D025 and the response at Synod in York. The Archbishop of Canterbury told General Synod today that he ‘regrets’ the decision by The Episcopal Church house of

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Rowan opposes the Embryology Bill

Now the Archbishop of Canterbury steps in to highlight the problems with mixing DNA. Dr Williams attacked proposals in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill which could open the door to research into hybrid embryos and which would remove the

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