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by Fr Dale Matson, ACNA “For those pushing for women bishops in the Church of England, there is after all only one real theological argument. And it is that the office of priest and the office of bishop are fundamentally united, and that there should not be a class of people ordained to be priests […]

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by George Conger, CEN WOMEN BISHOPS, gay marriage and other innovations of doctrine and discipline will end meaningful Anglican-Orthodox relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) has warned. At a 26 November meeting in Moscow, Ambassador Tim Barrow and second secretary James Ford met with leaders […]

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Women Bishops – The Way Ahead The Chairmen of the Catholic Group in General Synod and the conservative Evangelical group Reform, who called for talks to break the deadlock over legislation to enable the consecration of women as bishops, have received acknowledgement of their request from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. Canon Simon Killwick […]

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frgavin on November 28th, 2012

By Canon Phil Ashey, AAC In the wake of the narrow defeat of the women bishops measure in the Church of England’s General Synod by six votes in the House of Laity, a torrent of criticism has been unleashed on evangelical and Anglo-Catholic Anglicans who opposed the measure. From the Archbishop of Canterbury, members of […]

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By Peter Hitchens, Mailonline (This is part of a much longer blog post – scroll down a little) […0  But I also know that plenty of my fellow-worshippers take other views. For them, women cannot be truly ordained. I disagree with them, but I understand that they believe this to be hugely important, and that […]

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By Chris Sugden There has been a campaign of disinformation since the synod vote last Tuesday. Ordinary people I have talked with expressed great surprise when they heard our side of the story: that people did not vote against women bishops but against this particular measure. M.P. Frank Field has said that the ‘reformers’ should […]

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This piece stand alone, with no need for commentary. Remember, this is a man who was appointed by the institution to a senior position at one of the most important cathedrals in the Church of England. There was this lad at school who got bullied all the time. When he wasn’t being bullied he was […]

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