Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Era for Women in Church and Society

Royal Weddings & Lady Bishops – Time for Change? Posted on May 17, 2018by Jayne Ozanne by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds Pictures: Meghan Markle (left); Very Revd Vivienne Faull, Dean of York (right) Dashing in … Continue reading

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CathNews (NZ) Comments on FCANZ

Vicar resigns over proposal to allow same-sex blessings  Monday, May 21st, 2018 – CATHNEWS NZ Vicar Jay Behan of St Stephen’s church in Shirley has resigned from the Anglican general synod and says he is looking at ways to leave the church. He disagrees with the recent … Continue reading

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The ABC on ‘Disestablishment’ – “Not a Disaster”

Justin Welby: separation of church and state not a disaster Archbishop says removal of C of E’s privileges is decision for parliament and people Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent –  ‘THE GUARDIAN’  Fri 18 May 2018   Justin Welby: ‘Would disestablishment be a … Continue reading

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GAFCON offers support for FCANZ

GAFCON-UK offers support to FCA New Zealand after same sex blessings vote By Bishop Andy Lines GAFCON-UK http://www.gafconuk.org/ May 10, 2018 Bishop Andy Lines, speaking on behalf of GAFCON-UK, said today: We are not surprised, but nevertheless deeply saddened and … Continue reading

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Dean Vivienne Faull – Next Bishop of Bristol

New Church of England bishop: Church must stop driving away gay people Nick Duffy 15th May 2018, 5:28 PM The Very Reverend Vivienne Faull (Christopher Furlong/Getty) The Church of England has appointed a new Bishop who says the institution must do more to … Continue reading

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Next Bishop of Bristol – Dean Vivienne Faull

First female bishop of Bristol on gay blessings: ‘Not theologically a problem for me’ Harry Farley Tue 15 May 2018 10:50 BST The new bishop of Bristol has been announced as Vivienne Faull, the current dean of York, and the … Continue reading

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Joy Cowley – Reading the Bible

CathNews NZ Reading the Bible – Joy Cowley Monday, May 14th, 2018 Recently I read this statement from a progressive rabbi: “It is a sin to read the Torah as historical fact.” He then went on to describe the importance … Continue reading

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