Tag: Favour

Certain Voting Systems are not “Morally Superior”

They are just different. I cannot believe the statement issued yesterday by ten bishops on the AV vote in May (or at least, the proposed AV vote, because it’s still not 100% certain it’s going to happen given the filibustering

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Oldham East and Saddleworth points in one direction

… and that is coalition by-election candidates. A lot of fuss today in centre right blogs on how to respond to the result overnight from the by-election. Conservative Home has joined the criticism of some in the Tory party of

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The Synod Vote on the Covenant

Blimey. Wednesday saw the first Synod vote before it goes off to the dioceses for discussion. I was not expecting the “No Anglican Covenant” (NAC) position to have been as annihilated as it was. Bishops Clergy Laity In favour 39

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Can Christians Foster and Other Questions

As many of you know, the High Court sitting in Nottingham is deliberating over a judgement concerning a Christian couple and their fitness to foster children. Owen and Eunice Johns had fostered previously but they withdrew their new application when

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Off to Rome!

Before you get all excited, this blog post is not about me announcing my membership of the Ordinariate. No, that’s never going to happen as long as Rome believes silly things about Mary and Papal infallibility. However, that doesn’t seem

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Women Bishops – Now What?

I’m sure most of you know already the events yesterday at General Synod. Three different amendments were presented to the Women Bishops legislation, each of which designed in their own way to provide some statutory recognition and protection for those

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