Evangelical Options and Delusions

Jun 24, 2017 by

By Melvin Tinker, Anglican Mainstream. [Editor’s note: This is a response to a piece by David Baker in Evangelicals Now, in which he sets out the case for staying firmly in the Church of England, but is strongly critical of Jesmond’s recent initiative, and sees the Gafcon movement...

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“Church must learn lessons” says Archbishop of Canterbury

Jun 23, 2017 by

from Anglican News: Archbishop Justin Welby has said an independent report into sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading.” Archbishop Justin commissioned the report – An Abuse of Faith – after Bishop Peter Ball was convicted in 2015 of misconduct in...

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Church of England colluded with bishop who abused boys, says Welby

Jun 22, 2017 by

by Harriet Sherwood, Guardian: Senior figures in the Church of England colluded for a period of 20 years with a disgraced former bishop who sexually abused boys and men, a damning independent report has found. The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the report on the church’s handling of...

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Church of England priest calls for the overthrow of Theresa May

Jun 20, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Fr Christopher Woods is the parish priest of St Anne’s Hoxton. He is a Labour Party supporter, which is laudable, and also a member of Momentum, which isn’t so, but it’s a free country and clergy have every right to involve themselves in the murky morass of democracy....

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What should the Church of England teaching document on sexuality encompass?

Jun 19, 2017 by

from LGBTI Mission: The Archbishops of Canterbury and York announced in February that the Church of England needed a teaching document about sexuality to lead the church towards a radical new inclusion of LGBTI+ people in the church. This will replace Issues in Human Sexuality and associated...

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Conflicting views aired on who should follow ‘significant presence’ as Bishop of London

Jun 18, 2017 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: SHOULD the next Bishop of London continue the London Plan or begin to ordain women priests, affirm gay clergy, do more to attract children and teenagers into church, or value pastoral diligence as much as high-profile mission? These were among the issues raised...

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