Monthly Archives: February 2012

ABC addresses United Nations on Gays Issues

Archbishop of Canterbury steps into U.N. gays row By Robert Evans GENEVA | Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:05pm EST (Reuters) – Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, spiritual head of the global Anglican communion, stepped on Tuesday into a row which is flaring at … Continue reading

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ABC to attend Service focussing on ‘Justice for Women’

Anglican Communion News Service “Justice for Women” is focus of Archbishop’s Women’s Day service Posted On : February 29, 2012 4:07 PM | Posted By : Webmaster ACNS: ACNS5054 Related Categories: ACO – Anglican Alliance Archbishop Rowan Williams will take part in … Continue reading

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Parliamentary debate on Women in the Church of England

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 See previous report of a House of Commons “adjournment debate” on women bishops. The Hansard record of yesterday’s Westminster Hall debate is now online starting here. For the video recording, see here. Tony Baldry, Second Church Estates Commissioner, said this: … Continue reading

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Women in the Church of England

The Independent on Sunday carried this article ‘Even outstanding women struggle to rise in the CofE’ which refers to a Westminster Hall debate to be held tomorrow, Tuesday, of which information is now available here: Tuesday 28 February Subjects proposed … Continue reading

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COVENANT: C.of E. Diocesan Voting : FOR – 7 : AGAINST – 10

Monday, 27 February 2012 Anglican Covenant passes in two more English dioceses Last Saturday two more dioceses considered the proposal to approve the Anglican Covenant, and the motion passed in both cases. In Sheffield the voting was: Bishops: 2 for, 0 against … Continue reading

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FULCRUM – “Are we Anglicans or Baptists?”

The Anglican Communion Covenant: Interdependence or Independence? by Revd John Watson Picture 1st Century Jerusalem. In the heat of the day an equally heated issue is raised to the leaders of the Church. A council is convened to advise the way … Continue reading

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F.i.F. – Views Prospect of Alteration to Women Bishops Provision

Women Bishops Legislation draws Statement from forward in Faith Chairman Feb 25, 2012 It seemed right to leave a pause for reflection after the meeting of the General Synod in February, which devoted much time to further consideration of the … Continue reading

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