Monthly Archives: October 2014

‘Tablet’ blog : Homosexuality and The Confessional

Blogs:  Refused absolution because of my gay relationship – 31 October 2014 by Aaron Saunderson-Cross The Feast of St John Paul II was like any other day and it was not unusual for me to make a mid-week confession; I … Continue reading

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C.of E. : First woman bishop by 2015?

by Madeleine Davies – Church Times – Posted: 31 Oct 2014 @ 12:36 DISPUTES over the implementation of arrangements for parishes that seek ministry from a male bishop will be heard by Sir Philip Mawer (below), a former Secretary General of the … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Warning – ‘Beware of the Celibate!’

Beware of the Celibate Posted: 29 Oct 2014 04:44 AM PDT There’s rather a lot of silly talk going on online about celibacy at the moment. This is largely connected to a couple of recent publications, not the least of … Continue reading

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‘Religion Dispatches’ : Outcome of Roman Synod

CHURCH SYNOD RECAP: MICROMANAGING THE MORALS OF OTHERS No one tweeted the Protestant Reformation. Pope John XXIII had no Facebook page at Vatican II. The Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, commonly referred to as the Synod … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage Vows

Vows in N.C., Wyoming Thursday, October 23, 2014 The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry, Bishop of North Carolina, has issued revised guidelines for blessing same-sex couples in churches of the diocese. A new opening address and a new pronouncement ground … Continue reading

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‘THE TABLET’ – an article on the trajectory of the Roman Synod

Now the talking really begins 23 October 2014 by Christopher Lamb Pope Francis wanted frankness and openness and that is what he got. But there is also the sense that the real debate in the Church about marriage and families … Continue reading

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MPs vie to have woman bishop in their constituency

 by Madeleine Davies – Church Times – Posted: 24 Oct 2014 @ 12:37 Reflection: Holy Trinity, Hull​ MEMBERS of Parliament competed to have the first woman bishop appointed in their constituency, as the House of Commons passed the Bishop and Priests (Consecration … Continue reading

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