Tag: Element

Changing 5.1.c

A number of proposals for reworking clause 5(1) c of the Women Bishop’s Measure have been published. Here’s the offering by Miranda Threlfall-Holmes. Therefore, the legislation: 3.1  Must allow women bishops with no element of discrimination, against either them or male

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Moving On

Have just read this sad post over on Andy’s blog. Andy has recently withdrawn from offering himself for ordained ministry, mostly on the grounds that having trained to be a Pioneer Minister there are actually no Pioneer curacies available. And

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Clause 59 – Free Speech Upheld by Lords

After readings in the Commons and the Lords this week, Clause 59 (previously Clause 58 and 61), which removes the Waddington Amendment to the CJA has been removed in the Bill to be presented to the Commons. You can read

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The Loss of Sacrality

Father Jeffrey Steel has some interesting thoughts on the women bishops General Synod debate, and what it has to say about our approach to the Eucharist. In light of this element of Eucharistic catholicity, it is my understanding that the

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