Welsh Bishop asks parish to rethink yoga ban

May 13, 2017 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink. A Welsh bishop has asked a parish to rethink its ban on allowing yoga classes in its parish hall, saying “many people” in the Diocese of St Davids “have found practicing yoga to be of huge benefit.” The Rt. Rev. Joanna Penberthy urged the parish pastoral council...

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GAFCON UK statement in response to the Primates’ Communique

Apr 30, 2017 by

GAFCON UK would like to thank the GAFCON Primates for their courageous spiritual leadership, consisting of clear re-statement of the essentials of the faith, and practical action to take forward the mission of global Anglicanism in the 21st century. We appreciate the way in which the recently...

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New Bishop of Llandaff appointed

Apr 27, 2017 by

Press Release from Church in Wales: One of the most senior and experienced church leaders in the UK will be the next Bishop of Llandaff. June Osborne, who has served as Dean of Salisbury for the past 13 years, has been chosen as the 72nd Bishop of Llandaff, a diocese which serves most of Cardiff,...

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Second complaint over ‘abusive and derogatory’ comments against gay cleric as pressure builds on Church in Wales

Mar 31, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A second complaint has been lodged as pressure builds over alleged homophobia by the Church in Wales after a senior gay cleric was blocked from being appointed a bishop. Jeffrey John, currently Dean of St Albans cathedral, won more than half the votes in the...

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Electing the Bishop of Llandaff: Propriety and Privacy

Mar 30, 2017 by

by Philip Jones, Ecclesiastical  Law: The informative Thinking Anglicans website has drawn attention to a potential legal dispute concerning the election of the new Bishop of Llandaff, in the Church in Wales. Legal objections to the election of bishops are raised from time to time, of course...

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Bishop steps down after speaking of campaign forcing him to quit

Mar 25, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The assistant Bishop of Llandaff is resigning after speaking of a sustained campaign forcing him to quit. David Wilbourne, a strong supporter of gay cleric Jeffrey John, will step down on Easter Sunday after ‘considerable and increasing pressure to...

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