Monthly Archives: October 2014


Originally posted on Through the eyes of a Bishop…:
So at the end it all came down to 62 minutes of secret electronic voting on the text of the Relatio minute for each paragraph. All the talking and debating…

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Catholic Bishops Scrap Welcome To Gays

 – Huffington Post Posted: 10/18/2014 2:04 pm EDT Updated: 10/18/2014 3:59 pm EDT 0 Comment747  VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by … Continue reading

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Extract from a Report on Roman Synod by ‘Religion Despatches’

The big story this week is the ideological warfare and spin-control struggles that broke into the open after the public reading on Monday of a working document called a relatio that was intended to summarize discussions to date at the … Continue reading

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House of Lords says ‘YES’ to Women Bishops in the C. of E.

Women bishops: Archbishop’s speech in House of Lords debate Tuesday 14th October 2014 Archbishop of Canterbury’s opening speech in this afternoon’s House of Lords debate on the Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure. Peers later accepted the … Continue reading

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