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Women bishops and the recognition of Orders

The recent decision of the Church in Wales to allow women to be consecrated as bishops, and the election of a woman bishop in the Church of Ireland have prompted an article, Women bishops and the recognition of Orders, by Will Adam, editor of the Ecclesiastical … Continue reading

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‘Thinking Anglicans’ – up-date on Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Sunday, 21 April 2013 update on same-sex marriage laws While we await the scheduling of Report Stage in the House of Commons for the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, there have been developments in several other countries recently. Starting close … Continue reading

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C. of E. Reluctant to Extend Marriage to Include Gays

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 CofE marriage report: last November’s Questions in Synod At the General Synod meeting last November, some Questions were asked about the report that has recently been published. The full transcript of Questions and Answers is available here, but … Continue reading

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Advocating Same-Sex Marriage in N.Z. – A Christian Viewpoint

Chris Auchinvole’s Marriage Equality Bill speech  This Chris Auchinvole speech in parliament on the second reading of the Marriage Equality Bill sums the criticisms and deliberations very well – video: and transcript: Hansard text (link to all of the second reading): CHRIS … Continue reading

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Bishop of Liverpool – Speaks of the Need to Embrace ALL People.

This Ash Wednesday I was in Liverpool Parish Church and preached on the Collect for the Day, “God hates nothing that he has made”. If only we could apply that truth to all people. The history of the world has … Continue reading

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Anglican Bishop of London Greets Pope Francis

  Pope Francis I Dear Friends, I received the news about the election of the Pope and his chosen name of Francis with great hope and joy. That he wants to be addressed as Bishop of Rome is another hopeful … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality Bill passes second test in New Zealand

Marriage Equality Bill passes second test By Isaac Davison @Isaac_Davison Email Isaac Same-sex marriage in New Zealand came another step closer this evening after Parliament backed a bill to legalise it at the second reading. MPs voted to support it … Continue reading

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