church of england

  • September 20, 2012

    Yesterday evening, I was very pleased to take part in a debate on “Can capitalism be made good?” in Marlborough. I argued “no”, alongside Stewart Wallis from the New Economics Foundation. On the other side were Will Morris, chair of the CBI’s tax committee and Anglican priest, and Hugh Pym of the BBC. The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, presided.

  • September 20, 2012

    The Bishop of Oxford has written to Michael Gove for reassurances that changes to GCSEs will not further disadvantage students from poorer backgrounds.

  • September 19, 2012

    The ethics of capitalism is this year's topic for the annual Bishop of Salisbury's Debate, which will take place this evening (Wednesday 19 September) in Marlborough. I've been asked to be one of the speakers.

  • September 14, 2012

    The Church of England's House of Bishops has settled the text of the legislation to enable women to become bishops.

  • September 3, 2012

    The Anglican Bishop of Chichester says he is "profoundly ashamed" that the Church in his area has failed to protect children from abuse.

  • July 13, 2012

    The Church of England has still not positively resolved the issue of women bishops, notes Savi Hensman. Both deeper listening and clearer leadership are needed in affirming a vision of an inclusive, mission-oriented church open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit.

  • July 12, 2012

    There has been a widespread welcome for a vote in the Church of England General Synod supporting a nonviolent human rights programme in Palestine and Israel.

  • July 11, 2012

    Veteran campaigners in the Church of England claimed an important step forward following a vote on 9 July by the Church's governing body.

  • July 9, 2012

    Today I am off to the General Synod of the Church of England in York, to talk at a meeting about church schools and community benefit.

  • July 9, 2012

    Following the success of the Accord Coalition fringe meeting at the Church of England's General Synod in February, a further event will take place at the Synod in York, at lunchtime on Monday 9 July 2012.