Tag Archives: General Synod

C. of E. re-write of the Baptismal Liturgy

Welby casts out ‘sin’ from christenings: Centuries-old rite rewritten in ‘language of EastEnders’ for modern congregation Parents and godparents no longer have to ‘repent sins’ and ‘reject devil’ New wording is designed to be easier to understand – but critics … Continue reading

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Church of England Feb. General Synod – arrangements

GENERAL SYNOD: FEBRUARY 2014 GROUP OF SESSIONS Timetable Monday 10 February 2 pm – 7.00 pm 2.00 pm Worship Introductions, welcomes, progress of legislation Report by the Business Committee Dates of groups of sessions in 2016-2018 Presentation by the Ethical Investment Advisory Group Gender-Based Violence: … Continue reading

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ABC Addresses Church of England General Synod

Archbishop Justin’s presentation to England’s Synod Posted on: November 18, 2013 3:17 PM Related Categories: Abp Welby, England Archbishop Justin gave a short presentation about his recent activity to the General Synod this afternoon at Church House, Westminster. The text of the … Continue reading

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C. of E. General Synod Debate – Monday 18 November

18 November 2013 Last updated at 01:46 GMT – BBC News Church of England synod due to debate women bishops The synod voted narrowly against the appointment of women bishops last year Women Bishops Controversy Women bishops ‘ombudsman’ considered Irish Anglicans get … Continue reading

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Pilling Commission on human sexuality

30 October 2013 Statement from William Fittall, Secretary General of the General Synod and Archbishops’ Council, placing recent media and blog speculation in context: “At last Friday’s Synod press conference a national journalist asked me to confirm the now widely … Continue reading

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Women’s Ministry in the Church of England – a Historical View

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes who writes about Loyal Anglicans : A historical view. A few years ago, the Church of England’s General Synod passed a resolution declaring that both those who agree and those who disagree with the ordination of women are ‘loyal Anglicans’. … Continue reading

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Sir Tony Baldry speaks in Parliament on Women Bishops

Women bishops urgent question Sir Tony Baldry, Second Church Estates Commissioner, answered an urgent question tabled by Labour MP Diana Johnson on women bishops on 22 November 2012. On 20 November, the General Synod of the Church of England voted … Continue reading

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Andrew Brown in The Guardian – Fiasco Ahead ?

Female bishops vote: heading for a full dress fiasco? If the synod votes against this compromise on female bishops, it will leave the Church of England in disarray Canon Rosie Harper speaks during debates over the introduction of female bishops … Continue reading

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U.K. Parliamentary Q. and A. on Women Bishops in the C.of E.

Women Bishops: Church Commissioners’ questions in the House of Commons The following exchange took place at Questions today in the House of Commons. Women Bishops Simon Hughes (Bermondsey and Old Southwark) (LD): What assessment have the Church Commissioners made of the likelihood of … Continue reading

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Videos with Cogent argument for women Bishops in the C.of E.

Women Bishops: Enough Waiting – The Bishop of Chelmsford’s message to General Synod Tuesday 23rd October 2012 Joining the Archbishop in his campaign to support the current legislation for women bishops, the Bishop of Chelmsford, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, … Continue reading

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