Category - church of england

  • 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.

  • 12 Jul 2010

    In a world that often values “strong” leadership and soundbite-style communication, church leaders may be tempted to promote conformity, says Savi Hensman. But this may do more harm than good.

  • 12 Jul 2010

    A group of clergy have objected to an invitation to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church to preach at Southwark Cathedral because of her stance on sexuality.

  • 11 Jul 2010

    Anglican women have expressed delight that the General Synod has defeated a plan which they say would have made women second class bishops in the Church of England.

  • 10 Jul 2010

    The Church of England's summer Synod in the pastoral setting of York has got off to a less than idyllic start with procedural wrangling over votes about women bishops and a mighty media row concerning the episcopal appointment in Southwark.

  • 10 Jul 2010

    The Church of England's General Synod began meeting in York yesterday. An 11-clause measure deals with legal requirements for enabling women bishops.

  • 27 Jun 2010

    Unequal treatment of women undermines the whole church’s calling to care for the needy and challenge the world by witnessing to the possibility of a new way of life in which none are exploited or marginalised, says Savi Hensman, and she examines the latest machinations around women's ministry in the Church of England.

  • 25 Jun 2010

    The Church of England is reported to be about to propose a change in its rules that will allow priests who are divorced to become bishops. Journalists looking for negative reactions to this news have not found them hard to find.

  • 11 May 2010

    The Scottish Episcopal Church, part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, is set to join talks involving the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian) and the Church of England as they seek greater and more effective links.

  • 28 Apr 2010

    An Anglican church in the Windsor constituency has been accused of “handing the Devil a megaphone” after running a hustings event which included a far-right candidate.