Monthly Archives: June 2012

Church Times Editorial on Women Bishops in the C.of E.

  Leader: Women bishops: what should happen next Posted: 29 Jun 2012 @ 02:51 Share on facebookShare on bloggerShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services8 THE General Synod is in trouble. In ten days’ time, it is to consider giving … Continue reading

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R.C. Ordinariate Will Now Return Grant made by Anglican CBS

Latest News Ordinariate returns £1m grant 29 June 2012 The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham has returned a £1 million grant from an Anglican group after the Charity Commission ruled it should never have been made. The money was given to … Continue reading

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Anglican CBS Grant to RC Ordinariate Found ‘Invalid’

Charity Commission rules CBS grant to Ordinariate is invalid The Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament has issued a Statement by the Superior-General, Fr Christopher Pearson, at Council-General meeting, 28 June 2012. The statement can be found on the CBS website, and can be downloaded as a PDF file. The Charity … Continue reading

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‘REFORM’ makes its stand known on Women Bishops

Thursday, 28 June 2012 Reform and women bishops Reform has issued this statement saying that the bishops’ amendments are not sufficient and that they will encourage their members on General Synod to vote against the legislation as it stands. Media Statement: Reform … Continue reading

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Senior women clergy write to General Synod members

A group of senior women clergy have sent the letter below to the members of General Synod to express their opposition to the bishops’ amendment to Clause 5 of the draft Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure, … Continue reading

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Letter from G.R.A.S. to Members of General Synod

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 GRAS writes to General Synod members GRAS (Group for Rescinding the Act of Synod) have sent the letter below to the members of General Synod to express their opposition to the bishops’ amendment to Clause 5 … Continue reading

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Christians must confront their own ‘disgust’ over homosexuality, says Archbishop

 Christians need to overcome their own feelings of embarrassment, shame and disgust about homosexuality, the Archbishop of Canterbury has insisted. Dr Rowan Williams acknowledged that the Church was still “scratching its head” about where it stands on issues like same-sex marriage … Continue reading

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