Monthly Archives: May 2011

ADOPT, ACCEDE, ENDORSE, OR SUBSCRIBE TO THE COVENANT?

“So neither Ireland nor South-East Asia decided to adopt the proposed Anglican Covenant – but neither felt able to just say no. Ireland voted to ‘subscribe’ to it, South-East Asia to ‘accede’ to it. As both provinces know, these are … Continue reading

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HYPOCRISY in the CHURCH OF ENGLAND?

The Church of England has double standards when it comes to gay bishops The checklist used to stop Jeffrey John becoming Bishop of Southwark seemed deliberately designed to exclude him. Lesley Fellows : Guardian.co.uk, Monday 30 May 2011 12.44 BST Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Benny’s Blog – on the Southwark Process

Even straight Christians such as myself, have been told that we are unfit for ministry and are wrecking God’s Church– just because we are advocating the acceptance of same-sex relationships in the church.  Once at General Synod, an Anglican Church leader … Continue reading

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CHURCH TIMES – on ‘Wisdom from the Scots’

Wisdom from the Scots The Church of Scotland debate on same-sex relationships has much to teach the C of E, sayAndrew Goddard and Giles Goddard   SIX months ago, in his presidential address to the General Synod, the Archbishop of Canterburydescribed the … Continue reading

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KING JAMES BIBLE celebrated in the House of Lords

By Matt Cresswell CEN Newspaper May 23, 2011     SACRIFICING THE Bible‘s place in society will cause moral decay, the Bishop of London has warned.  Speaking at a symposium on the Bible in the House of Lords this week, … Continue reading

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Further Reflections on Colin Slee’s Memo – re Gay Bishops

“………… Colin Coward’s internal and external debate over whether to out these gentlemen (putative Gay Bishops) stems, I feel, not so much from an intent to embarrass and ridicule (but) rather from a deep pain as to the way the Church hierarchy … Continue reading

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Equality, prejudice, power and the Church of England

By Savi Hensman 26 May 2011 Recent news items have raised serious doubts about the Church of England’s commitment to equality and justice. In 2003, Church of England priest Jeffrey John was chosen as Bishop of Reading, then forced to … Continue reading

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