Tag: Simon Sarmiento

New Amendments on Equality Bill

Simon Sarmiento at Thinking Anglicans has highlighted a new amendment to the Equality Bill which will be presented at the Third Reading in the Lords. This amendment just tidies up the law as regards registering a religious premises. Nothing in

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Is the Government Backing Down on the Equality Bill?

Simon Sarmiento at Thinking Anglicans has highlighted the fact that the Government has tabled in the Lords an amendment to the Equality Bill which would essentially cave into the position held by the Church of England that churches must be

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Bending the Knee

The last paragraph of the recently published “Manhattan Declaration” makes for interesting reading. Because we honor justice and the common good, we will not comply with any edict that purports to compel our institutions to participate in abortions, embryodestructive research,

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Some Consideration on the Law and Bangor

As regards the possibility of Jeffrey John becoming Bishop of Bangor, it might be worth reviewing the conversations on this blog last summer after the Priddis / Reaney case. As you remember, Reaney took Priddis, the Bishop of Hereford, to

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No reply from Society of Archbishop Justus

A week ago I sent Simon Sarmiento, a founder member of the Society of Archbishop Justus, an email as a follow-up to an initial inquiry about the changing of the pointing of http://sanjoaquin.anglican.org. Simon had responded to my first question

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Society of Archbishop Justus Responds

Simon Sarmiento kindly replied to my email about the redirection of the sanjoaquin.anglican.org subdomain. Here’s what he had to say (with emphasis added). We made the change after receiving a specific request to do so from the Chancellor of the

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