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The Church and Bishopsgate

St Helen’s Bishopsgate, a large London church, has made a public Statement criticising the Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith for not opposing same-sex partnerships more...

Bishops, Safeguarding and Jonathan Fletcher

In March 2017 at a retreat centre near Rye in Sussex, an invitation-only conference took place at which thirty six individuals were present.  They...

Letter to the editor: Safeguarding concerns with St Helen’s

Dear Sir, The press release  (AI, 18/12/20) from St Helen’s Bishopsgate in the City of London announcing a ‘broken partnership’ with the Church of England’s House...

St Helen’s Multiply the Muddle

In a press release dated 18 December 2020, St Helen’s Bishopsgate announced that they are now in “a state of broken partnership” with their...

Corrupt, More Corrupt and Most Corrupt Elected to Bishopric Panel in Rayalaseema Diocese of the Church of South India

The CSI Constitution provides that at least six months before a Bishop in any one of CSI’s 24 dioceses is to retire at age...

The Anglican Church’s semi-detached future

Recently I moved house, into a semi. Semi is short for “semi-detached” which means one of a pair of houses joined together by a...

The Best Thing of All about 2020

If 2020 has been an annus horribilis thus far, then surely the best thing about it is now upon us: it marks the 250th anniversary of the year...

Whited sepulchres and Integrity: Truth telling will not hurt the church

There was an interesting story in the paper today (Sunday) discussing the impact of the programme, The Crown. Apparently there has been a survey of...

Honest to God and the Salvation Theology of LLF

This is the opening section of a chapter from the book I’ve nearly completed. Re-reading it this morning, I realised that my theology -...

Lawlessness Everywhere

Our country is at a crucial crossing point.  In the past, even though there were extraordinarily damaging disputes such as the Civil War, the...

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