Tag: Lambeth Conference

Richard Coles in the Church Times

A fascinating interview in the Church Times this weekend with the ex-Communard, now parish piest, the Rev Richard Coles. Here’s the excerpts that I found the most powerful and intriguing. Wasn’t his sexuality an issue? “I think sexuality is always

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Church of Uganda on “Anti-Homosexuality Bill”

Here’s yesterday’s statement in all its glory, with comment underneath. The Church of Uganda is studying the proposed “Anti-homosexuality bill” and, therefore, does not yet have an official position on the bill. In the meantime, we can restate our position

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+Croydon on Slee’s remarks

Not only has Nick Baines just spent the last few days in the part of the world where all the best people come from, his latest blog post includes a not so subtle hand-slapping of the Dean of Southwark Cathedral

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Bishop Alan on Lay Presidency

A great post, in particular the last paragraph. Contradictory signals from down under, driven by gross ecclesiological revisionism about Eucharistic Lay Presidency. I’m confused, anyway, about the news from Sydney. The fatuous notion that “this will make the diaconate a

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Have we really abandoned the flock?

Susan Russell, Chair of Integrity got invited yesterday to write for the Guardian. Unfortunately, her piece is full of contradictions and false assumptions. As the Lambeth conference proceeds in Canterbury, gay and lesbian Anglicans find themselves, once again, on the

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Why Gene Simply Doesn’t Get It

Mr Robinson is complaining again… Never have I felt more in need of your prayers. As I write this, the opening service of the Lambeth Conference is going on at Canterbury Cathedral. I am a few miles away — but

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