Monthly Archives: February 2017

Synod Speech by Andrew Foreshew-Cain

My speech from Synod on Wednesday; Andrew Foreshew-Cain – London 161 Thank you, Mr Chairman, I am afraid I listened to rumours and prepared something lasting a minute, so forgive me if I stumble slightly as I try to find … Continue reading

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More on the Bishops’ Report on Same-Sex Relationships

Church of England Synod rejects report for failing LGBTI people By Savi Hensman FEBRUARY 16, 2017 The Church of England’s General Synod has rejected a House of Bishops report for its negative view of same-sex partnerships and marriage. It is … Continue reading

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ABC Statement after English General Synod

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury following today’s General Synod Wednesday 15th February 2017 Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby following the General Synod’s vote “not to take note” of a Report by the House of Bishops on the report earlier … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Report Rejected by C. of E. General Asynod

Result of the vote on the House of Bishops’ Report 15 February 2017 The General Synod of the Church of England has voted “not to take note” of a Report by the House of Bishops following a debate on the … Continue reading

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Conservative Episcopalian for U.S. Supreme Court

Guest opinion column: Episcopal Church a fitting place for conservative Neil Gorsuch “The Episcopal Church welcomes you” is a low-key marketing slogan used by my denomination. To outsiders, especially the more doctrinally pure, it may seem like the epitome of … Continue reading

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Letter From and To Evangelicals in the C. of E.

February 2nd 2017 Dear Evangelical Brothers and Sisters in Christ We write as evangelicals who share grave concerns about the hardening public stance on sexuality taken by many senior evangelicals in the Church of England.  A growing number of us … Continue reading

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14 Retired Bishops petition England’s H.O.B.

Church faces new split over attitude to gay relationships Attempts to uphold traditional teaching on marriage likely to provoke dissent A meeting of the general synod in London. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent – ‘THE GUARDIAN’ Saturday … Continue reading

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‘Church Times’ report on Synod Protest Vote

Critics of Bishops’ sexuality report plan a Synod protest vote by Madeleine Davies – ‘CHURCH TIMES’ – Posted: 10 Feb 2017 @ 12:05 Progress: Two months ago, Malta became the first European nation to ban gay conversion therapy, establishing fines … Continue reading

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Pope Francis & ‘Amoris Laetitia’

Pope Francis avoids doctrinal nitty-gritty but goes straight to the people doctrinal nitty gritty Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro says the Pope’s refusal to directly answer the questions put to him by four cardinals is emblematic of how Francis effects change … Continue reading

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St.Martin-in-the-Fields – a Response to the Bishops’ Report

A statement from St Martin-in-the-Fields A Fresh Tone and Culture: A Response to Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations: A Report from the House of Bishops At St Martin-in-the-Fields we value inclusivity. That means we particularly cherish … Continue reading

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