Tag: Welby

Communion Partner Bishops meet Justin Welby

This press statement just released. August 26, 2013 Dear Communion Partner Sisters and Brothers: The Archbishop of Canterbury preached recently in Monterey, Mexico: “It is a dangerous place, a narrow path we walk as Anglicans at present. On one side

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PayDay Salvation

Apparently Justin Welby has had a meeting with Errol Damelin, the head honcho of Wonga the payday loan company. He’s reported to have told him that he isn’t planning to legislate these companies out of business, rather he wants to

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Justin Welby’s Speech

Here’s the bits on homosexuality. The cultural and political ground is changing. Anyone who listened to much of the Same Sex Marriage Bill Second Reading Debate in the House of Lords could not fail to be struck by the overwhelming

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Predictably Irrational?

Andrew Goddard has a stonking piece out on Fulcrum on “Men and Women”. There has been little or no new serious theological reasoning advanced as to why the original view of the bishops about civil partnerships was wrong.  Without that being offered, there

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No Confidence

The text of Canon Stephen Barney’s reasons for the vote of no confidence in Philip Giddings is now public. My reason for asking members of the House to debate this motion is that I do not have confidence in our

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Moving Forward

Today as I was listening to the speeches at General Synod I had a dawning epiphany. It was simply this – we need to vote yes and we need to trust that we can make the Code of Practice work

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