Op-Ed

Richard Coekin and Jonathan Fletcher’s circle

As readers of my blog, will know, I have taken a special interest in the case of Jonathan Fletcher, the former Vicar...

Loose ends in the Martyn Percy Affair

On Tuesday 8th September the Church of England, represented by the Bishop in charge of Safeguarding, Jonathan Gibbs, declared that the Dean of...

The new national security law in Hong Kong and its potential impact on freedom of religion or belief

On 30 June 2020, a new national security law came into effect in Hong Kong, shortly after being passed by the National...

The bigger the mitre the larger the parachute!

Some of us reflected together last week that the speech given at the Synod Fringe meeting in 2018 (published in Letters to a...

Can England’s conservative Evangelicals be trusted to clean house?

The news that the chief executive of the safeguarding charity conducting the lessons learned review into the Jonathan Fletcher abuse scandal   is to be a...

Tainted Prelates?

On 15 July Lambeth Palace Press Office issued a statement from Archbishop Justin Welby announcing, among other things, new arrangements for the...

Deliverance Ministries: Do they deliver?

Prof. Ralph Hanna once entered a Caifornia classroom, dumped his rucksack on the desk, and, eyeing his students, said in a rich...

An Anglican Commonwealth of churches? Weak tea

Vinay Samuel and Chris Sugden have recently proposed rethinking the Anglican Communion, given the extra year provided by the Covid-19 crisis. They call on...

SC Court on Remand Vindicates Bishop Lawrence and His Parishes

At 8:39 a.m. EDT this morning, South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Edgar Dickson filed his long-awaited decision on remand in the drawn-out dispute between...

George Carey – a victim of Stasi-style injustice?

Has the former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey been the victim of a Stasi-style injustice in the summary removal of his permission to...

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Gay Rights laws blocked in Belize

The government of Belize has withdrawn the Equal Opportunities Bill 2020 from this year’s session of the National Assembly after church leaders...

St John’s Cathedral inaugurated in Rutana, Burundi

It was a Sunday of Joy and Praises this Sunday 6th September 2020 in Rutana as Anglican Christians from the Province of...

Virtual sermon preached by the Archbishop of Canterbury at...

https://youtu.be/xUsImgOWqrk Genesis 28:10-17; Psalm 84:1-6; 1 Peter 2:1-5, 9-10; Matthew 21:12-16 Almost forgotten amidst...

Bishop of Colombo appointed

The next Bishop of Colombo will be Fr Dushantha Rodrigo, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby announced today. Archbishop...