Easter people: celebrating liberation and new life, but living on unleavened bread

Mar 27, 2018 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. The Church in captivity. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, as it relates to the Church of England, has focused on the failure of institutional process. Bishops and other church leaders, when presented with evidence of clergy sexually abusing...

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Joint pastoral letter from the Archbishops of York and Canterbury

Mar 24, 2018 by

from Diocese of York website. We are writing to you to ask for your prayers as Holy Week begins and as the Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse has finished its hearing into matters in the Diocese of Chichester. Please will you pray this Holy Week especially for all those involved, and for...

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The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team is either untruthful or incompetent (or quite possibly both)

Mar 10, 2018 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: In a robust rebuttal to Matt Ineson’s account of his appalling treatment by the Church of England, the National Safeguarding Team (NST) issued the following statement (without so much as a courtesy email to notify the subject in advance): And just to shroud the refutation...

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C of E abuse inquiry: Updated

Mar 10, 2018 by

This collection of articles, reflecting different points of view, is for information and intercession. As we watch the inquiry into sexual abuse in the Church of England unfold, human sinfulness is laid bare, not just in terms of abuse, manipulation, blame-shifting and potential cover-up among...

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Did Lambeth Palace know the ‘fresh information’ about Bishop George Bell before Lord Carlile published his report?

Feb 5, 2018 by

by Martin Sewell, from Archbishop Cranmer: It was all going so well for the George Bell Group and the less well-known Bell Society. The Carlile Report had delivered a blow every bit as devastating as they (and I) predicted. A number of searching questions had been tabled to call the Church of...

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Achbishop of Canterbury stands by statement saying there is a ‘significant cloud’ over Bishop George Bell’s name

Jan 22, 2018 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has declined to rescind his statement that said Bishop George Bell still has a ‘significant cloud’ left over his name following the publication of a critical report into the Church of England’s...

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