Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bishop Alan Wilson on the Prospects for Women Bishops in the C.of E.

Cooking the Curate’s Egg So, where has the C of E got to this week on Ministry and gender? Assuming Les Six have done their stuff, an amended scheme will go before the General Synodin a few days time.Down the road leading … Continue reading

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Many of faith support same-sex marriage

May 25, 2012 The Marietta Times Save |  A recent letter to The Marietta Times compared Obama’s support of (same-sex marriage) to “a slap in the face to all people of all walks of life and faiths.” I must respectfully disagree. … Continue reading

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Views on the Potential Dilemma for the next Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury: who’ll get the impossible job? Peter Stanford untangles the intrigues and rivalries in the race to be the next Archbishop of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams will retire in December Photo: PA By Peter Stanford … Continue reading

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Janet Henderson on ‘The Two Integrities’

Janet Henderson Archdeacon of Richmond has written A Nettle the Church of England Can’t Seem to Grasp. …For 18 years the Church of England has been trying out an approach that says, in effect, ‘both groups are right’. A lot of us … Continue reading

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Conservatives question Liberals on CNC Panel

The panel chosen to appoint the next Archbishop of Canterbury is facing claims that it is dominated by clerics who reject orthodox teaching. Rowan Williams , The Archbishop of Canterbury Photo: Christopher Pledger By Edward Malnick 8:10AM BST 27 May 2012 The … Continue reading

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Andrew Brown’s Blog on Women Clergy and Bishops

The female priests issue threatens to envenom parish politics A conservative crew wants an independent enclave within the Church of England, with its own money, ministers and discipline A female priest with her congregation. Photograph: MarioPonta/Alamy The archbishop of York, … Continue reading

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“Ugley Vicar’ Writes to ‘The Tablet’ re Women Bishops

The Tablet Blog Women bishops Revd John Richardson, guest contributor 25 May 2012, 9:00 The position of a ‘traditionalist’ on the issue of women bishops in the Church of England today can be summed up briefly as uncomfortable but not … Continue reading

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