Tag Archives: General Synod

C.of E. House of Bishops Meeting : 19 & 20 May 2014

House of Bishops Statement 20 May 2014 The House of Bishops of the Church of England met at Bishopthorpe Palace in York on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th May 2014. In a wide ranging agenda the House discussed issues including: the progress … Continue reading

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Archbishop Philip Richardson’s G.S. Charge

Captured by the love of Christ Here’s the unedited text of Archbishop Philip Richardson’s portion of the charge to the General Synod. ARCHBISHOP PHILIP RICHARDSON   |  12 MAY 2014 MORE SHARING SERVICES   Reading from the Beatitudes We are each … Continue reading

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Dioceses given three months to vote on women bishops

by Madeleine Davies and Tim Wyatt – ‘Church Times’ Posted: 14 Feb 2014 @ 00:24 GEOFF CRAWFORD Reassurance: the Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff, talking to the press after the Synod debate IT WAS not the “hell-for-leather gallop” suggested by one … Continue reading

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Pilling Report discussed at C. of E. General Synod

Thursday, 13 February 2014 General Synod: Pilling Report The audio recording of the final session on Wednesday dealing with the Pilling report is now available here. The official report of the session says: HUMAN SEXUALITY: REPORT FROM THE HOUSE OF BISHOPS’ WORKING GROUP (GS 1929) AND NEXT STEPS … Continue reading

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Interim Approval of Women Bishops in the Church of england

General Synod approves next steps on Women in the Episcopate Press release from the Church of England following today’s debates. General Synod approves next steps on Women in the Episcopate 11 February 2014 The General Synod of the Church of England … Continue reading

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Questions put at Opening Session of C. of E. General Synod

GENERAL SYNOD  February 2014 QUESTIONS: of which notice has been given under Standing Orders 105-109. Questions for written reply are marked with an asterisk. Below-mentioned are of special interest to LGBT people awaiting decision by the General Synod on matters pertaining … Continue reading

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C. of E. General Synod Meets Today – 10 Feb. 2014

Final hurdle for women bishops to overcome Church of England General Synod meets amid hopes of swift end to years of wrangling over women bishops – but row looms over the precise meaning of ‘trust’ women bishops vote by 2015 … Continue reading

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Women Bishops This year in C. of E. ?

Women bishops possible in 2014, says Fittall by Madeleine Davies – ‘Church Times’ – Posted: 17 Jan 2014 @ 04:33 RICHARD J. S. BRIGG Prescient?: a purple tree, decorated with pictures of Women as Bishops, topped off with a Mitre and an apron … Continue reading

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Anglican Church of Canada announces Marriage Canon Commission

Marriage canon commission members announced By Marites N. Sison on January, 06 2014 (21) Add a COMMENT | Canon Robert Falby, chancellor of the diocese of Toronto and former prolocutor of General Synod, will chair the commission on the marriage canon. File photo: … Continue reading

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A Practical Assessment of the proposed new Baptismal Rite

Accessible Baptism? – by Miranda Threlfall-Holmes As vicar of one of the designated experimental parishes, I have been sent the draft new options for the Church of England baptism service, which have recently caused some controversy. I’ve been asked to … Continue reading

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