Monthly Archives: June 2011

C.of E. Bishops – better than some others

The Tablet had an article last week by Francis Davis entitled Players in the public square. Catholic bishops are often overshadowed in the national debate by their Anglican counterparts, as shown in the furore caused by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s critique of the Coalition Government … Continue reading

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RELIGION in MODERN SOCIETY – Human Rights

Trevor Phillips wades into debate on religion in modern society Trevor Phillips, chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, has made a wide-ranging intervention into the growing debate on the place of religion in modern society. Trevor Phillips, Chairman … Continue reading

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Catholic Care’s latest appeal request is refused

By Kaye Wiggins, Third Sector Online, 21 June 2011 Catholic Care Alison McKenna of the charity tribunal rules that the charity has not identified any errors of law in the decision not to allow it to discriminate against same-sex adoption … Continue reading

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WOMAN BISHOP for Washington Diocese

Diocese of Washington elects Mariann Budde as its ninth bishop By Lucy Chumbley Episcopal News Service June 18, 2011 The Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C., elected the Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde as its first female diocesan bishop on the second … Continue reading

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Canada reports on the Anglican Covenant

The Anglican Church of Canada has produced further material, in addition to its excellent study guide and linked materials which were mentioned earlier. see the press release: Governance Working Group analyzes Covenant. …This GWG report is one step in the Anglican Church of Canada’s ongoing consideration of the … Continue reading

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Canon Giles Fraser – on Diversity in the Church

Giles Fraser: When us-and-them can seem unwelcome AS Canon in Residence during June, I have duties that include welcoming people to the Cathedral at the begin­ning of services. While doing this last Sunday, I was struck by what a Pentecost … Continue reading

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New Westminster Churches returned to their lawful owners

Supreme Court Denies Leave to Appeal Statement by the Bishop of New Westminster Thursday, June 16, 2011 the Supreme Court of Canada released its Decision refusing Leave to Appeal from the November, 2010 decision of the BC Court of Appeal. … Continue reading

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