Two gay priests on shortlists to become bishops

Apr 26, 2018 by

by Marcus Jones, Premier: Openly gay Anglican priest Very Rev Dr Jeffrey John is once again in the running to become a bishop. He’s been named on the short list for the role in the Diocese of Brechin in Scotland. The development comes 15 years after he was nominated as Bishop of Reading but...

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SE Asia breaks with Scottish Episcopal Church over gay marriage

Feb 5, 2018 by

from Anglican Ink: Statement from the Synod of the Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia – from the 2nd Meeting of its 6th Session in Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia, from 29-31 January, 2018. 31st January 2018 Noting the decision of the Scottish Episcopal Church on 8 June 2017 to change its...

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#notmybishop Anglican Unscripted

Jan 14, 2018 by

Kevin Kallsen and Gavin Ashenden discuss the imposition of a liberal woman bishop upon the most conservative part of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Also discussed is the recent Times article (behind paywall) on AMIE and Bishop Andy Lines, as well as the...

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Primus hits back after open letter criticises the appointment of Scotland’s first female bishop

Jan 9, 2018 by

from ACNS: The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church has hit back after a group of clergy in the Diocese of Aberdeen criticised the appointment of the province’s first female bishop. The Revd Canon Anne Dyer will be consecrated as the new Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney on 1 March. She was...

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Scottish Episcopal Church clergy rebel after ‘divisive’ appointment of bishop to conservative diocese

Jan 6, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A major row is erupting in the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) with half the paid clergy in one region rebelling over the appointment of their new bishop. A letter to bishops of the Anglican SEC on Friday accused them of fostering ‘disquiet and...

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Advent: the quiet arrival of the Kingdom into the republic

Nov 28, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Christ is the King, as many of us remembered and celebrated this past Sunday. To quote the wonderful Psalm 2, God has installed his Son as sovereign in Zion; the nations are his inheritance, the ends of the earth his possession. That is the reality, and the...

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