Transgender latest

Mar 15, 2017 by

Articles and comments (most recent at the top) about ‘gender theory’, the idea, relentlessly disseminated,  that gender is a social and psychological construct, not something that is determined by our biological sex. Transgender kids under 16 could change their legal gender under...

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Bishop of Chelmsford calls for “prayers of thanksgiving” for same sex relationships

Mar 13, 2017 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream In his Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod on Saturday 11 March 2017, Bishop Stephen Cottrell has given one of the clearest indications yet of the next stage of major change in the Church of England’s approach to sexual ethics. Referring to the Archbishops’...

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Evangelical Bishops downplay call for ‘radical inclusion’

Mar 9, 2017 by

From Church of England Newspaper. FOLLOWING the call by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for ‘radical inclusion’ in the Church over the recent Synod vote on the gay debate, the Bishop of Maidstone has warned that evangelicals are “on a different trajectory”. The conservative evangelical...

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Bishop of Maidstone: “Philip North hounded out of office”

Mar 9, 2017 by

Statement from the Rt Rev’d Rod Thomas, Bishop of Maidstone on the Rt Rev’d Philip North’s withdrawal from nomination as the next Bishop of Sheffield.  I am deeply saddened that Philip North has felt forced to withdraw from his nomination as the next Bishop of Sheffield. It will be a huge loss to...

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(Updated) The C of E’s new direction?

Mar 6, 2017 by

After the defeat of the ‘Take Note’ motion on the Bishops’ Report on sexuality and marriage (GS 2055), the Archbishops of Canterbury and York issued a letter calling for ‘radical inclusion’ in the C of E. Here are some articles responding to this, and further...

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Curtains and convictions: how not to get preferment.

Feb 28, 2017 by

A short story by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Harry had felt a bit out of place ever since he arrived at the budget hotel for the ‘Pipeline’ conference. The other participants (he couldn’t help calling them ‘contestants’ to himself) all seemed terribly nice, but there was a slight aura of...

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