May 2012

 

TEC wars claim another casualty

The Episcopal Church’s political wars have claimed their highest profile casualty.  The President of the House of Deputies has announced that she will not seek reelection at this summer’s General C

 

Statement by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on the Women Bishops legislation

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a joint explanatory statement about the amendments made to the Women Bishops legislation at a meeting of the House of Bishops earlier this week.

 

Cono Sur rejects election of Bishop of Uruguay

The House of Bishops and provincial executive committee of the Iglesia Anglicana del Cono Sur (de América) have declined to ratify the election of the Ven.

 

Wycliffe Hall principal out

The Principal of one of the Church of England’s leading evangelical theological colleges has taken a leave of absence. While this week’s announcement by the Wycliffe Hall council that Dr.

 

Press Statement: House of Bishops approves Women Bishops legislation

The House of Bishops of the Church of England today concluded its consideration of the draft legislation to enable women to be consecrated as bishops.

 

Ireland backs traditional marriage

The General Synod of the Church of Ireland has re-affirmed its teachings on marriage and human sexuality, turning aside a procedural challenge brought by liberal members of Synod to silence debate.

 

ARCIC co-chair: Anglicans and Catholics do not share a common moral view on homosexuality

Anglicans and Roman Catholics have differing views on the morality of homosexual behavior, the Anglican co-chair of the ARCIC talks claimed last week.

 

House of Bishops to take up women bishops Measure

The House of Bishops of the General Synod of the Church of England is scheduled to meet in private session next week to review the draft Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordinartion of Women)