Category - peter selby

  • October 12, 2009

    Retired Bishop Peter Selby, says anti-gay sentiment should not set the tone of Anglican debate and that the Archbishop of Canterbury should speak up for more than just holding church institutions together.

  • August 17, 2009

    Peter Selby’s groundbreaking book, Grace and Mortgage, originally published in the late 1990s in support of the millennium debt campaigns, has been reissued in relation to the current credit crunch and recession.

  • March 21, 2008

    The United States and the United Kingdom are being forced this month (March 2008) to reflect on the recent heritage of their military interventions. Who or what are we trusting in when we choose the way of the sword over the way of the Cross, asks Simon Barrow. Where does salvation lie?

  • July 24, 2007

    Church of England bishops in the House of Lords have joined other penal reformers in highlighting the conditions of Britain’s child prisons in a debate following the coroner’s report into the death of a 15-year-old boy.

  • March 21, 2007

    A network of independent prison monitoring groups is to be headed up by the Bishop of Worcester, Dr Peter Selby, who is an advocate of reform and of restorative justice.

  • October 11, 2006

    In a lively debate in the House of Lords yesterday, the Anglican Bishop of Worcester, Dr Peter Selby, spoke out firmly in favour of the retention of an independent inspectorate of prisons, forcing the government onto the back foot on the issue.

  • January 25, 2005

    The bishop to the Prison Service today backed penal reformers' calls for a thorough evaluation of prison privatisation.

  • March 19, 2004

    Bishops have lined up to attack the Government's Asylum and Immigration Bill which had its Second Reading in the House of Lords this week.