church of england

  • November 24, 2010
  • November 24, 2010

    As the C of E General Synod discusses the proposed Anglican Covenant, campaigners are pushing hard for a debate about the potential risks involved.

  • November 23, 2010

    The Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, has suspended ("withdrawn from public ministry" in church speak) the Bishop of Willesden, Pete Broadbent, over remarks he made on Facebook about the engagement of Kate Middleton and William Windsor. Whatever view you or I take of the monarchy, the Church of England or the opinions of Pete Broadbent, this news raises some worrying questions.

  • November 4, 2010

    An international coalition of Anglicans has been created to campaign against the proposed Anglican Covenant. It includes supporters across Britain.

  • November 3, 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 ( against a proposed Anglican Covenant which they believe could stifle or deny the originating gifts he brought to Anglicanism.

  • October 15, 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.

  • October 15, 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.

  • September 22, 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.

  • September 9, 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.

  • September 3, 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.