Monthly Archives: December 2012

V.o.L. Columnist comments on ‘Anglican down Under’

Anglican Down Under: Has Gerald Bray lost the plot? I don’t usually link to Down Under, in large part because the blogger makes a habit of enforcing his commenting rules unequally against conservatives, while allowing revisionist activists to prattle on … Continue reading

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Possible Intervention by C. of E. towards Ordination of Women Bishops

Suspending Standing Orders? 9. It is, in theory, possible for the Synod to suspend its Standing Orders in relation to aspects of the procedure that would otherwise apply to legislation enabling women to be consecrated as bishops. But that would … Continue reading

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C.of E. House of Bishops Reports on the Women Bishops Legislation

Thursday, 20 December 2012 House of Bishops decisions taken in December The summary of decisions taken by the House of Bishops at its latest meeting (December 2012) has been published. The summary can be read below and has been posted on the … Continue reading

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Christchurch and Earthquake Initiatives – ABC on BBC

Chch student initiative praised TAONGA NEWS   |  19 DEC 2012 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has spoken on BBC Radio 2’s Pause for Thought  programme about a student initiative following the Christchurch earthquakes.  “In the aftermath of the earthquakes one student, … Continue reading

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Surprise New Zealand Nominee for Southwest Virginia Bishopric

2 Women, 2 Men on SW Va. Slate Wednesday, December 5, 2012 The Diocese of Southwestern Virginia has announced four nominees in the search for its sixth bishop: The Very Rev. Mark Allen Bourlakas, dean, Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, Kentucky The … Continue reading

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TEC Statement on Bishop Mark Lawrence

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 A statement about Bishop Mark Lawrence The Episcopal Church’s Office of Public Affairs has issued a statement titled Presiding Bishop accepts Lawrence’s renunciation. Citing Title III, Canon 12, Section 7 of the Constitutions and Canons of The Episcopal Church, … Continue reading

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Bristol University ‘Christian Union’ – Ban on Women Speakers

Bristol University‘s Christian Union Bans Women From Speaking At Meetings Posted: 04/12/2012 14:45 GMT Updated: 04/12/2012 18:53 GMT 2,730 A university’s Christian society has banned women from speaking at events and teaching at meetings, unless they are accompanied by their husband, it has … Continue reading

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Archbishop David Moxon to become ‘Our Man in Rome’

Archbishop Rowan names David Moxon to the Holy See LAMBETH PALACE   |  05 DEC 2012  SHARETHIS  PRINT THIS    TEXT Top News… Archbishop Rowan Williams and the Governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome are delighted to announce their appointment of the Most Reverend … Continue reading

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Chairmanship of House of Laity in question – post G.S.

Synod ‘may oust chairman’ after defeat of legislation to allow women bishops General Synod‘s House of Laity have called a secret emergency meeting to hold a vote of no confidence in their Chair Dr Philip Giddings spoke forcefully against reform … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s Advent letter to Anglican Primates

Posted On : December 2, 2012 10:34 AM | Posted By : Webmaster ACNS: http://www.aco.org/acns/news.cfm/2012/12/2/ACNS5264 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has sent the following Advent letter to the Primates of the Anglican Communion and Moderators of the United … Continue reading

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