Tag Archives: Church of England

The Church in Wales – and ‘Rev.’

Executive Summary Report from the Church in Wales Standing Doctrinal Commission The Church in Wales and Same-Sex Partnerships. The report sets out initially the history of marriage as the background to the discussion of same-sex partnerships. In particular this section … Continue reading

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Peter Ould – A Failed ‘MainStream’ Conference on SSM

Sobering Reading on Changing Attitude’s Blog BY PETER OULD, ON JANUARY 30TH, 2014 Now, as most of you know, this site is not the biggest fan of Changing Attitude, especially Colin Coward’s ongoing attempt to insinuate and allude to the … Continue reading

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The Church has lost its way on the road to gay marriage?

PAUL VALLELY Saturday 29 March 2014 – The Independent The church has lost its way on the road to gay marriage Since Victorian times, when marrying for love became commonplace, this weekend’s change has been inevitable  Ding-dong the bells are … Continue reading

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Gay marriage: a joyous day for respect and love

As the first same-sex couples celebrate their weddings, we salute the new law Observer editorial –  Sunday 30 March 2014 On Friday, for the first time, rainbow flags, the colours of the gay community, flew over two government buildings in London in … Continue reading

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London Parish petitions its Bishop re S/S relationships

East Barnet PCC writes to the Bishop of St Albans Here is the full text of the letter mentioned in a news item in the Church Times today. That news item, North-London PCC votes against Bishops’ same-sex marriage guidance, is available only to subscribers. To … Continue reading

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Gay-Clergy Marriages – the End of the Communion?

Gay clergy marriages: the final chapter of the Anglican Communion fiction Despite the inevitable toy throwing – from bishops and overseas churches – there is little anyone can do about them Giles Fraser: theguardian.com, Tuesday 11 March 2014 Gay marriage becomes … Continue reading

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Church alienating people over Same-Sex Marriage?

The Church is alienating an entire generation over gay marriage. It’s breaking my heart Committed Christian, Helen Coffey, is furious with the Church because they won’t marry her religious friend Ella and her girlfriend this summer. A 2000-year-old message of … Continue reading

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Prof. Diarmaid McCulloch – a historical view of The Bible

5 March, 2014 10:43AM AEST Diarmaid MacCulloch Diarmaid MacCulloch’s recent history of Christianity is an expansive account of the religion’s growth, struggles and paradoxes.   Broadcast date: Wednesday 5 March Diarmaid’s childhood was steeped in the teachings of the Anglican church, … Continue reading

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Church Teaching & General Understanding of Marriage

Church teaching and the general understanding of marriage Posted on 4 March, 2014 by Jonathan Clatworthy The debate keeps going and I’m afraid that if I don’t blog about it I’ll be the only person who didn’t. It all began with the House … Continue reading

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An Anglican’s Response to the H.o.B. Statement on Gay Marriage

Heaven is Weeping: An Open Letter to the House of Bishops @C_of_E @JustinWelby @JohnSentamuMarch 1, 2014 Posted by Phil Groom in Christianity, Church, Current Affairs. Tags: Church of England, Equal Marriage, Homosexuality, House of Bishops,LGBT, Pastoral Guidance, Same-sex marriage trackback MY LORD BISHOPS, Greetings in the Name of the Lord … Continue reading

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