Category - church of england

  • 19 Jul 2011

    It's just over two weeks since I finished my pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. In many ways, I'm only just beginning to realise how the pilgrimage has affected me. It's taught me a lot about prayer and hospitality, and developed my thoughts on the way that change happens in Church and society. Now I have a lot more questions.

  • 15 Jul 2011

    Yesterday I did a 12-minute discussion pre-record for BBC Radio Scotland on the issue of church investments: should Christian churches not be putting their money where their mouth is in terms of ethics? That was the way the question was posed.

  • 13 Jul 2011

    Andreas Whittam Smith, First Church Estates Commissioner, has warned the C of E against a "premature" pull-out from the Murdoch media empire.

  • 13 Jul 2011

    The Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) is considering selling its £3.8 million investment in News Corp.

  • 12 Jul 2011

    The Church of England is responding to accusations of a "pale, male and stale" leadership with renewed efforts towards achieving greater diversity.

  • 10 Jul 2011

    The Church is “the visible sign of a faithful God”, declared the Archbishop of Canterbury. He was speaking at the Church of England’s General Synod on 9 July 2011, in York. He expressed the view that those present were “entrusted with the strength not to abandon and the joy of knowing ourselves not abandoned.”

  • 8 Jul 2011

    Two senior retired English bishops have been unveiled as official backers of a campaign group working for an inclusive Anglican Communion.

  • 4 Jul 2011

    The Church of England is to review its policies on sexuality. As in many other churches, there has been heated debate and deep hurt around this issue in the past. Savi Hensman asks how this controversial subject can be tackled in a way that promotes greater understanding of one another and of God’s purposes.

  • 28 Jun 2011

    The C of E's newly released guidance on pupil admission policies for its schools fails to substantiate earlier commitments to reduce discrimination.

  • 24 Jun 2011

    The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement has expressed concern about legal advice being offered to the Church of England regarding gay bishops.