Category - church of england

  • 10 Jun 2011
  • 26 May 2011

    If Church of England leaders continue to discriminate against even those lesbians and gays who have made considerable sacrifices out of respect for church discipline, there will be considerable damage to its credibility as a force for love and justice in the world, says Savi Hensman.

  • 25 May 2011

    The former Bishop of Oxford, Richard Harries, has welcomed plans by a Christian writer to undertake a pilgrimage of repentance for his former homophobia.

  • 29 Apr 2011

    The pomp, circumstance and military trappings of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was light years away from the teachings of the vulnerable man Jesus who was executed by the Romans, says Sande Ramage. Despite that 'The Royals at the Abbey', with the full co-operation of the church, keep trying to blend two irreconcilable concepts.

  • 29 Apr 2011

    An estimated two billion people around the world tuned in on 29 April to watch the wedding of Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, and Catherine Middleton.

  • 20 Apr 2011

    Anglicans have placed the 'ash of repentance' on the HQ of the Church of England today, in protest against the way low income families have been treated.

  • 13 Apr 2011

    My colleague Symon Hill's appearance on 4though.tv this evening (13 April 2011), arguing that the mutual inherence of an Established Church and the institution of monarchy compromises the Gospel message of freedom and identification with the least in society (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/14559), comes weeks away from the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

  • 13 Apr 2011

    The Channel 4 television 'beliefs' slot, 4thought.tv - which unlike BBC Radio 4 'Thought for the Day' is open to both believers of all stripes and non-believers - has been asking if we should be proud of the Queen's close ties with the Church of England, or if these ties are anti-Catholic and exclude other beliefs in multicultural Britain.

  • 16 Mar 2011

    Groups working for an open Church of England have welcomed the first vote by an English diocese on the Anglican Covenant - which rejects the plan.

  • 9 Mar 2011

    An Anglican bishop in Uganda has urged the Anglican Communion not to "keep quiet" about abuse and violence faced by gay, lesbian and bisexual people.