110 Anglican churches closed in Wales in 10 years

Sep 25, 2017 by

from BBC News: More than 10 Anglican churches a year are closing Wales, figures have shown. Data from the Church in Wales showed 115 churches have closed over a 10-year period, about 8% of the total, with 1,319 still in use. There are currently 11 properties advertised for sale on the...

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Church in Wales elects John Davies as its new Archbishop

Sep 6, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church in Wales has elected a new Archbishop of Wales. Bishop John Davies is the current Bishop of Swansea and Brecon. After more than 24 hours of debate, the decision-making electoral college emerged from behind locked doors on Wednesday afternoon to announce...

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Emails reveal Welsh Bishops’ anxieties over potential appointment of gay dean Jeffrey John

Jul 9, 2017 by

from Church Times: HOSTILITY to the appointment of the Dean of St Albans, the Very Revd Dr Jeffrey John, to the see of Llandaff began with the Welsh Bench of Bishops before the elect­­oral college met, it was revealed this week. Despite the unanimity of the Llandaff diocesan representatives at the...

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Emails reveal Welsh Bishops’ anxieties over potential appointment of gay dean Jeffrey John

Jul 7, 2017 by

from Church Times: HOSTILITY to the appointment of the Dean of St Albans, the Very Revd Dr Jeffrey John, to the see of Llandaff began with the Welsh Bench of Bishops before the elect­­oral college met, it was revealed this week. Despite the unanimity of the Llandaff diocesan representatives at the...

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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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