Tag: General Synod

Drama Therapy at the Secret Synod

Yesterday’s General Synod session on Women Bishops was held in secret. Sorry, in private. Well, in secret. Well, the general public wasn’t allowed to watch certainly. You make your mind up. Anyway, one of the things that went on in

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2013 – The Anglicans to Watch

As promised, here’s my top ten Anglicans who I believe will have an impact on the church in 2013 (and beyond). For some it may be for things that will happen over the next twelve months that will involve them,

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Hypocrisy at its Worst

Did you see this piece in the Daily Mail two days ago? Members of the Church of England’s ‘parliament’ are attempting to oust one of its most senior figures following the defeat of legislation to allow women bishops. In a dramatic move,

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Moving Forward

Today as I was listening to the speeches at General Synod I had a dawning epiphany. It was simply this – we need to vote yes and we need to trust that we can make the Code of Practice work

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Women Bishops

OK then. I give in. Seeing as tomorrow is the start of the Extraordinary meeting of General Synod which will include on Tuesday a whole day debating the finalised motion with the Appleby amendment followed by a final vote, I

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Irish General Synod does a U-Turn

Who’d have thought? This is not going away… THE Church of Ireland will debate gay relationships tomorrow after a decision to stop the debate taking place was effectively overturned following behind the scenes negotiations in Dublin today. A motion brought

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