The “new” legal advice is nothing of the sort; it is identical to the one leaked in May by Andrew Brown of the Guardian. Let’s try and piece together the history of this document. 5th July 2010 – The Southwark …

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News broke last night in the Guardian of a controversial memo written by Colin Slee, the late Dean of Southwark Cathedral and a member of the Crown Nominations Commission. The fraught divisions have been laid bare in the leak of …

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Reports in the Telegraph this morning that the Archbishop of Canterbury has essentially told parliamentarians where to go. Dr Rowan Williams has refused to be drawn on the issue publicly, but has broken his silence to tell MPs he is …

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I don’t know what it is, but at the moment there are a number of books on human sexuality coming out that I so wish I had written. This autumn saw Mark Yarhouse’s “Homosexuality and the Christian” which helped to …

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If you’ve never read it before, Rowan Williams’ essay “The Body’s Grace” is now available online here. It’s a good read, though remember that it’s now over 20 years old and Rowan has moved on in his thinking since then. …

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Jonathan Wynne-Jones has the scoop this evening. I can reveal that Dr Jeffrey John, the openly gay but celibate Dean of St Albans, has been blocked from becoming a bishop once again. He has not been chosen as the next …

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