The Chair’s thoughts

Feb 10, 2017 by

from Women and the Church: What we might learn from the business world about equality and diversity. We often hear from the Bishops and those at the centre of the Church of England, that we have much to learn from the business world. Many of us have questions about some of these assumptions. But...

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Election of the next Bishop of St Davids

Nov 4, 2016 by

from Forward in Faith: Credo Cymru has issued a statement following the election of Canon Joanna Penberthy as the next Bishop of St Davids. It is published on the Credo Cymru website and is reproduced below. We assure our brothers and sisters in the Church in Wales of our support and our prayers....

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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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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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Justin Welby: We’ll stop protests at consecration of women bishops

Aug 9, 2016 by

by Mark Woods, Christian Today: The Church of England is to ban protests at the consecration of female bishops after a campaign mounted by Women and the Church (WATCH). The organisation wrote to the Archbishop of Canterbury following protests that disrupted the last four consecrations of women...

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Women bishop objectors claim their protest is based on the Bible’s teachings

Jul 26, 2016 by

by Suzette Gutierrez Cachila, Christian Times: Two ministers who objected to the ordination of women bishops explained their objection is based on what the Bible teaches. One of them, Rev. Stephen Holland, told Christian Today that his protests were not meant to stop the consecration of women...

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