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Tag Archives: women bishops
Widespread horror has greeted the news of the bizarre arrangements for consecrating the new bishop of Burnley. On Wednesday I put up a post describing the arrangements agreed between the candidate, Philip North, who opposes the ordination of women, and … Continue reading
Once again the Church of England’s General Synod agonises over women bishops. Clearly we aren’t just debating facts and figures. Strong gut feelings abound on both sides. For some the lack of gender equality is not only an injustice which … Continue reading
This is a term which as far as I know is only used in discussions of women priests and bishops. The recent report by the House of Bishops contains the following: the House believes that it would be more helpful … Continue reading
This is a response to the Church of England’s House of Bishops reportmaking new proposals for women bishops. I am pleased with its main proposal but I have two points to make. One can wait till later. The other responds … Continue reading
When last November the Church of England’s General Synod failed to approve women bishops the sense of shock throughout the country took church leaders by surprise. It should not have: for decades there has been far too much concern to … Continue reading