Press release from Number 10 Queen has approved the nomination to the Suffragan See of Reading: 15 July 2019 Queen approves nomination of the Venerable Olivia Josephine Graham to the Suffragan See of Reading. Published 15 July 2019 From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Olivia Josephine […]
The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, prepared a report for the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, on the subject of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s support for persecuted Christians. This has now been published: Independent Review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO support for Persecuted Christians. There is an excellent summary of it at Law & Religion […]
The Anglican Journal has this story: Linda Nicholls elected primate. Full details of the election results. Information about Bishop Nicholls. Information about all the candidates. Here is the statement issued by the new primate after her election (which also deals with the earlier vote on the marriage canon).
The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada is meeting in Vancouver. The Anglican Journal reported: Marriage canon amendment fails to pass at General Synod. The 42nd General Synod voted against Resolution A052-R2, which would have amended the marriage canon to allow for same-sex marriage, after the resolution failed to pass by a two-thirds majority in […]
Laurie Gudim The Episcopal Café Our Duty to Strangers Nick Baines Bishop of Leeds What is the Will of the People asks Bishop Nick at Harold Wilson Lecture David Gillett ViaMedia.News Does the Bible Really Say…that Baptism Should be Withheld from Some People?
Today, the final Friday, was originally intended to be used only for closing statements from the lawyers representing the various parties. However, it was announced at the end of Thursday that an additional witness would be called first on Friday morning. This turned out to be David Bonehill, Claims Director of EIG and and John […]
The Crown Nominations Commission (CNC) is responsible for providing the prime minister with the names of candidates to be diocesan bishops in the Church of England. The current rules are that the CNC must provide two names and place them in order of preference. Recent prime ministers have agreed to always submit the first name […]