Delegated Oversight in London

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Colin Podmore, The Living Church: On the last day of June — a glorious summer Saturday — the Rt. Rev. Jonathan Baker, Bishop of Fulham (a suffragan in the Diocese of London), ordained two men in their early 30s to the diaconate at the church of Our Most Holy Redeemer in Clerkenwell, one to...

read more

Withering on the Vine?

Jul 9, 2018 by

by Lee Gatiss, Church Society: Lee Gatiss looks again at the claim that conservative evangelicals are not to be corralled into corners within the Church of England. The Archbishop of Canterbury has assured us that the Church of England is “deeply committed” to the flourishing of conservative...

read more

Why Bishop Sarah Mullally wants more women at the top in the church

Jun 27, 2018 by

by Susan Devaney, Stylist Magazine: Woman of the Week is Stylist’s weekly celebration of women making a difference to society. This year, Sarah Mullally made history after becoming the first woman ever to be appointed Bishop of London. Now, she’s keen to see more women in top ecclesiastical roles...

read more

Dioceses with a vacant see should ‘prepare’ for a bishop who does not ordain women

Jun 22, 2018 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: DIOCESES with a vacant see need to be educated that, given the Five Guiding Principles, it is possible that a bishop who does not ordain women will be appointed. This is one of the findings of a report by the Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council, William...

read more

Nomination to the See of Sheffield: Lessons Learned

Jun 15, 2018 by

from Forward in Faith: Forward in Faith welcomes the review by the Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council, William Nye, of ‘lessons learned’ from the various failures in handling the process following the nomination of Bishop Philip North to the See of Sheffield last year. Mr Nye reports...

read more

Lessons for the National Church Institutions following Independent Reviewer’s report on Sheffield

Jun 13, 2018 by

from the Church of England website: Following the publication of Sir Philip Mawer’s independent review into the nomination to the See of Sheffield, William Nye, Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council, has published a ‘lessons learned’ review in response to Sir Philip’s fourth...

read more