Category - church of england

  • 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.

  • 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.