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Breaking News – Nothing Changes

What is it with the media? They have a perfectly well laid out news report in the Church Times which is followed up by a reasonable and easy to comprehend press release from the House of Bishops. Result? Apparently the

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Statement from House of Bishops on Human Sexuality

http://www.churchofengland.org/media/1289380/gsmisc997.pdf The money quotes are in the accompanying letter from the Bishop of Norwich. To avoid pre-empting the outcome of the review the House has concluded that clergy in civil partnerships should not, at present, be nominated for episcopal appointment.  The review

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What the Kirk Did (and Didn’t) Decide

You may have seen the news reports in the papers on the decisions made yesterday at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian). Take, for example, this story in the Guardian. Scotland‘s largest protestant church has voted to

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And so it begins

What has been noticeable these past two weeks is the lack of formal response from other Anglican provinces to the actions of the Anaheim General Convention. That silence has now been broken with the first official reply to the events

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Fulcrum on Developments in TEC

An absolutely brilliant press statement from Fulcrum on D025 and other developments. The decision, by a 2-to-1 majority, of the House of Bishops of TEC to pass D025 represents a further determined walking apart by the American Church and must

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A Quick Word on What’s Happening at Gen Con

Ruth G has by far the most balanced summary of the vote on D025 and the response at Synod in York. The Archbishop of Canterbury told General Synod today that he ‘regrets’ the decision by The Episcopal Church house of

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