The Church of England’s astonishing appointment

Jan 18, 2022 by

by David Baker, Christian Today: Have you ever seen the film “La La Land”? We watched it via Netflix or Amazon or similar in our household recently, and it seemed pleasant enough – though with a rather sad or bittersweet...

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Appointments Secretary appointed

Jan 14, 2022 by

Letter to The Editor, Church Times: Sir, — I was astonished to discover that the new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments has already been selected merely two months after the announcement of the vacancy, and that the new post-holder...

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Conservative evangelicals not sanguine about the prospects for a new Bishop of Maidstone

Jan 13, 2022 by

by Julian Mann, Anglican Ink: Would the next conservative evangelical Bishop of Maidstone be able in conscience to defend the Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith (LLF) ‘consultations’ on marriage, sexuality and gender? That...

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The Guardian view on same-sex weddings in church: the zeitgeist is moving

Jan 13, 2022 by

Guardian Editorial: The Church of England should follow the example of Anglicans in Wales and Scotland, and give its blessing to gay and lesbian relationships. For LGBT+ Christians, 2021 provided two significant causes for celebration. In...

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Questions raised about Archbishops’ appointment

Jan 8, 2022 by

By Luke Appleton, Anglican Ink: A number of eyebrows have been raised about the new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments. Stephen Knott has been appointed to one of the most influential positions within the Church of England. Now to be...

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Lambeth deputy to become Archbishops’ Appointment Secretary

Jan 6, 2022 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: THE next Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments will be Stephen Knott, currently deputy chief of staff to the Archbishop of Canterbury, it was announced on Thursday. Mr Knott has been part of the...

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