Leading Gay Cleric Jeffrey John Narrowly Rejected As Bishop In Wales

Feb 24, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A leading gay cleric has narrowly missed out on becoming a bishop after his appointment was rejected for the fourth time. Very Rev Jeffrey John, who has twice been turned down for senior roles over his sexuality, was in the running to be Bishop of Llandaff,...

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Archbishop Barry Morgan

Jan 3, 2017 by

from BBC Radio Wales: It was nearly 14 years ago that Dr Barry Morgan was installed as the 12th   Archbishop of Wales.  He is now the longest-serving Archbishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion, and he retires at the end of the month. A bishop for almost a quarter of a century, first in Bangor...

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Welsh Cathedral to host LGBT film premiere

Dec 5, 2016 by

from Premier: A new short film about the experience of LGBT people at church will have its world premiere at St Asaph Cathedral in Wales. The film, entitled All One in Christ, was produced by The Iris Prize, the world’s largest LGBT short film prize, and shot over two days. The Iris Prize...

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Church in Wales appoints first female bishop

Nov 3, 2016 by

from ACNS: The Church in Wales has elected its first female bishop, a little over three years since the Province passed legislation opening the episcopacy to women. The Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy, currently the Rector of Glan Ithon in Llandrindod Wells, in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, was...

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The Archbishop and the Bible: a response to Archbishop Barry Morgan’s Presidential Address

Oct 9, 2016 by

by Martin Davie, Reflections of an Anglican Theologian. The purpose of Archbishop Morgan’s Presidential address to Governing Body in the Church in Wales on 14 September 2016 is to justify the decision made by the church’s bishops to issue prayers that can be said with those in same-sex...

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Living with Diversity: Bishop of Gloucester addresses Credo Cymru Conference

Sep 23, 2016 by

from Forward in Faith: Credo Cymru has issued the following media release. At a conference organized by Credo Cymru, the body representing traditionalist beliefs in the Church in Wales, the Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, has spoken about living with diversity over women’s...

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