Op-Ed

Congregational dynamics and murder

A murder story, widely reported last week in the Press, would not normally have attracted any comment from this blog.  But the...

Convert or be converted – the challenge for Anglican cathedrals today.

Three Anglican cathedrals have set out to increase both their appeal to the  public and to get more people into the building.

The Political Litany of ¡Caminemos Juntos!

I post this with sadness.  My church supports ministry to Hispanics, and our beloved bilingual Rector is remarkably active in that.  As part of...

Close more churches!

The Washington Post reports here that the Twinbrook Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland is closing its doors, selling their property and giving $1m to...

“Shabby and shambolic” – the CoE still conspires against truth and justice in historic sexual abuse

Anyone wishing the Church of England well might have hoped that the end of the IICSA hearing last month represented the nadir of its...

Who has power in the Church of England?

At the conclusion of a very well-written piece about the Matt Ineson affair , Martin Sewell asks a pertinent question.  Who is in...

The State of Biblical Orthodoxy in the Anglican Church of Canada

The Anglican Church of Canada (ACoC) was in the news last week. Most reports missed the big story. That the forces of...

An ethically challenged Church? Bullying and threats and the Church of England

Among the many documents attached to the recent IICSA hearings was an email correspondence dating back to 2015 between a survivors’ group...

What happens when the Bishop decides to get tough?

In the light of the address by the Revd William Taylor, Rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate in the City of London, explaining...

Diversity and conscience clauses

It has always seemed strange to me that once the gay community won their freedom to marry in civil law, as well...

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Jewish Political Action Group asks IRS to revoke National...

Late last month the National Cathedral of Washington, D.C. issued a press release, still posted on its website which attacked the President of the...

A communique from GAFCON-Tanzania

WE, the undermentioned ten bishops of the Anglican Church of Tanzania, meeting at Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, on the 14th August 2019,...

Archbishop urges MPs to ‘Care for the most vulnerable’...

Archbishop Glenn Davies has told a State Parliamentary inquiry that the catchcry of new legislation has been 'decriminalisation' but skates over the...

NAF launches pre-paid gas card program to help patients...

Today, amid increasing restrictions on abortion care, the National Abortion Federation (NAF) and its 40-year-old Hotline have announced a new pilot program...