Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali’s conversion to Catholicism

Oct 14, 2021 by

Newer items at the top: Scholars weigh in on Bishop Nazir Ali’s defection to Rome by David Virtue, VOL Ex-Bishop of Rochester defends his decision to convert to Catholic Church by Emer Scully, Mailonline Michael Nazir Ali received into the full communion of the Catholic Church from the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham Michael Nazir-Ali’s Catholic conversion causes waves in Anglican world by Mary Ann Mueller, Virtueonline Statement from Gafcon GB and Europe (GBE) on Bishop...

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Woke latest

Oct 11, 2021 by

Critical race theory in the classroom, hospital diversity officers instead of nurses, “preferred pronouns”, cancelling of those using traditional definitions of “women”, and other examples of the spread of this ridiculous, yet dangerous ideology. Latest at the top: The woke cultural revolution is out of control, by Brendan O’Neill, Spiked: At a prestigious music school a highly accomplished composer was hounded from one of his own courses for showing his students Olivier playing Othello.…This...

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Welsh Anglicans to bless gay unions

Sep 14, 2021 by

Church in Wales Governing Body vote on 6th September 2021 to offer services of blessing to same sex couples in civil marriages and civil partnerships. Laity voted 49 for and 10 against, with one abstention. Clergy voted 28 for and 12 against, with two abstentions. The bishops were unanimously in favour. Reports and comment (latest at the top): General Statement from the Evangelical Fellowship in the Church in Wales: The Evangelical Fellowship in the Church in Wales deeply regrets the recent...

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Transgender: latest

Aug 30, 2021 by

Our latest collection of news, analysis and comment on the transgender issue. Most recent at the top: I warned that doctors were experimenting on trans-identified kids; now a famous trans surgeon agrees by Michael Brown, CP Trans doctor warns against puberty blockers, Christian Post Top Trans Doctors Blow the Whistle on ‘Sloppy’ Care’ by Abigail Shrier Keir Starmer criticised over trans comments, from Christian Today: Sir Keir Starmer has come in for criticism after saying it is “not right” to...

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C of E future: debate

Jul 12, 2021 by

IS HISTORIC PARISH MINISTRY IN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND UNDER THREAT? (Scroll to the bottom of the page for the latest commentary on this topic) An initiative to encourage more lay participation in evangelism and planting of new churches was unveiled by the Church of England just before July’s General Synod. An introductory summary can be found in this paper: Simpler, Humbler, Bolder: A Church for the whole nation. General Synod Paper GS 2223: “The vision for the Church of England in the 2020s is...

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‘Conversion therapy’ ban: latest

May 17, 2021 by

News and comment following the government’s promise to bring a bill to Parliament to ‘ban conversion therapy’, as mentioned briefly in the Queen’s Speech: (Newer items at the top) How (Not) To Ban Conversion Therapy, By Andrew Bunt, Think Theology: The harm done by conversion practices is central to the argument of the [Cooper] report: the harm done by such practices requires their immediate criminalisation and justifies necessary limits on freedom of religion, belief,...

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