Gosh, I do love it when people try to spin things to avoid the obvious. Take for example this wonderful paragraph by Keith Sharpe on his latest Changing Attitude blog. It is alleged that [Wallace Benn] has on occasions demanded …

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The House of Bishop’s Human Sexuality Group has appointed three advisors. New advisers were appointed to the House of Bishops advisory group on human sexuality this week. The three new members are the Rev Dr Jessica Martin, Priest-in-charge of Duxford, Hinxton and …

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A great letter in this week’s Church Times from Nigel Seed, the Chancellor and Vicar General of London Diocese (so basically, a very important and clever person). Sir, — The Revd Gavin Foster (Letters, 17 February) accused Canon Giles Fraser …

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The game is on! The group chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling to advise the House of Bishops on the Church of England’s approach to human sexuality has invited submissions. Written submissions can be sent, to arrive by 31 May, to: Sexuality …

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So the Manchester motion on Women Bishops failed to garner support, instead a motion was passed that pretty much asked the House of Bishops to look at the legislation before the summer session, but not to do anything substantial with …

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Back in the 80s, before the publication of “Issues”, the Church of England commissioned a report on homosexuality. The so-called “Osborne Report” (named as such because it’s chair was the Rev June Osborne) was never formally published back then, but …

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