What’s all the fuss about sex in the Church of England?

Feb 24, 2017 by

by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC: Years ago when I was in The Episcopal Church (TEC) I found myself asking the same question.  Why can’t we just agree to disagree, respect our differences and just get on with mission? The Rev. Dr. Kendall Harmon helped me address this very question with a video...

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Choose this day which mainstream you will serve!

Feb 24, 2017 by

A view from the USA. By David Handy, for Anglican Mainstream. The recent joint statement by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York is truly alarming. Justin Welby is no [former TEC Presiding Bishop] Frank Griswold, much less as blatant as Katherine Jefferts Schori, but those of us who spent years...

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A “spiritual analysis” of what is happening in the Church of England

Feb 23, 2017 by

by Peter Sanlon, Anglican Ink: In this summary and analysis of recent events in the Church of England Peter Sanlon concludes that we must face a spiritual analysis of what is going on in the Church of England. The House of Bishops have commended to the international Anglican Church a blueprint for...

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Bishop Leads Charge For Church’s ‘Radical Inclusion’ Of Gay Couples

Feb 22, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Bishop of Manchester is calling for the Church of England to move forward in its acceptance of gay couples after a report keeping the traditional teaching on marriage was thrown out. Rt Rev David Walker says the Church must offer gay people ‘much, much...

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GAFCON UK responds to the Synod vote, and offers a new vision for faithful Anglicanism

Feb 17, 2017 by

From GAFCON UK. […] As the Synod debate was introduced, Bishops made clear that the proposed retention of the historic teaching of marriage, or the ban on liturgical blessings of same sex relationships, was not a ‘stake in the ground’ beyond which the church will not move. To the contrary the...

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CofE Clergy Refuse to “Take Note” of “Orthodox” Bishops’ Report on Marriage

Feb 16, 2017 by

by David Ould: (…) And there you have it. A split Church of England which has voted against taking note of the bishops’  report, thereby ensuring it cannot be further debated in this current synod (until 2020). The bishops will now go back and, presumably, prepare another report that may...

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