Category - church of england

  • 3 Nov 2010

    On 3 November 2010, Anglicans commemorate the 410th anniversary of the death of Richard Hooker. Many are also using the occasion to launch a campaign (http://noanglicancovenant.org/) against a proposed Anglican Covenant which they believe could stifle or deny the originating gifts he brought to Anglicanism.

  • 15 Oct 2010

    Anglican groups, three of them evangelical, have issued an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury on the role and ministry of LGBT people in the church.

  • 15 Oct 2010

    Concerned Anglicans have written an Open Letter to Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, asking him to acknowledge the contribution of so many LGBT people, often partnered, to the ministry of the church and to promote rigorous and prayerful study of the biblical, theological and other issues involved, in the light of present knowledge.

  • 22 Sep 2010

    A broadcaster who is a former singer and songwriter has left a flagship radio presenting role to become a priest in the Church of England.

  • 9 Sep 2010

    The Anglican Bishop of Chichester, the Rt Rev John Hind, says that a US church's threat to burn the Qur'an reminds him of Nazi book-burning.

  • 3 Sep 2010

    Anglicans worldwide are in a tangle over structure and belief, says Savi Hensman. However, for those ready and willing to engage with others, not simply debating specific issues but exploring underlying beliefs about God and love of neighbour, and the spiritual journeys that underpin faith, there may be opportunities to learn and grow.

  • 30 Aug 2010

    The gay human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has received an enthusiastic response at the Greenbelt Christian festival, despite controversy over his invitation.

  • 24 Aug 2010

    The Church of England has praised the religious programming offered by some of the BBC’s radio stations, while calling for a Religion Editor.

  • 27 Jul 2010

    Only one in 10 British adults oppose the introduction of women bishops in the Church of England, according to a poll by YouGov. Also, supporters of gay bishops outnumber their opponents.

  • 17 Jul 2010

    Some commentators are saying that the Church of England will be unable to stop a war over the issue of ordaining women as bishops.