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Bishops' Bloody Nose? - The Bishop of Selby urges the CoE to move forward on same-sex relations

"The majority view of the Synod therefore is that we need to explore a more creative way ahead for faithful human relationships rather than remaining where we are"

 

What is Welby saying in his letter to the primates?

If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster

    And treat those two impostors just the same;  

 

 

Letter to the Times on the Glasgow Koran controversy

Gavin Ashenden explains to the readers of The Times why reading the Koran in Christian worship is problematic

 

Episcopalians Uneasy about Cathedral Inauguration Role

The Washington National Cathedral is once again at the center of controversy, but this time it isn’t for political pronouncements from the pulpit.

 

Cairo rips Canterbury selection of Egyptian to archbishop's Task Group

The Archbishop of Egypt has greeted the news of the appointment of the Dean of Alexandria to the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Task Group with some small concern. 

 

New Assistant Bishop of Brisbane is “happy to abandon the Creed”

David Ould reports on the appointment of a post-Christian bishop, Jeremy Greaves, for the Anglican Church of Australia

 

The perversion of Lambeth 1.10

George Conger reviews the creation of the 1998 Lambeth Conference Resolution 1.10 and how it has now been turned on its head to promote a cause it had condemned

 

Memories of Jack Spong

Jack Spong's recent brush with death turned my thoughts to an article I published in 2013 in GetReligion on the former Bishop of Newark, now recovering fron a stroke at a New Jersey nursing home. First published on 11 Oct 2013.

 

Corgi for Kyrill

Queen Elizabeth presents a corgi to the Patriarch of Moscow during his visit to London