Tag: Sacraments

Richard Coles on Gay Marriage

The Reverend Richard Coles (who we interviewed over at the Twurch last year) has written an opinion piece for the Independent responding to Cardinal O’Brien’s “rant” (come on, let’s be honest folks) in the Telegraph on Sunday. It’s an interesting

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TwurchCast Eight

New TwurchCast over at the Twurch. Enjoy! It’s the new year (in fact it’s already February) and so without any further ado here is the latest twurchcast! In this episode @peterould and @thechurchmouse talk Going for Growth, Big Bible Lent

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Twurchcast with Pam Smith

Just uploaded a new Twurchcast to the Twurch of England website. In the second of our twurchcasts I talk to the Revd Pam Smith, the priest in charge of i-church in the Diocese of Oxford. We chatted about how i-church

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Archbishops release Amendment text

Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have released the text of their amendment on Women Bishops due to be presented to Synod next week. The amendment reads as follows: Draft amendments to omit reference to delegation Co-ordinate Jurisdiction Clause 2 1.

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The Loss of Sacrality

Father Jeffrey Steel has some interesting thoughts on the women bishops General Synod debate, and what it has to say about our approach to the Eucharist. In light of this element of Eucharistic catholicity, it is my understanding that the

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What is marriage about?

Over at the Covenant website, Nathan Humphrey has reposted an essay on Sacraments and Innovation. In it, as he explores whether a gay union can be blessed, he makes the following comments: I would argue that marriage is valuable to

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