How many Anglicans will switch to the Roman Catholic Church?

October 23, 2009

levadaDisaffected Anglican Dioceses in Papua New Guinea, the United States and Australia might consider switching to Roman Catholicism under a new constitution offered by Pope Benedict, according to Forward in Faith (FiF), a worldwide association of Anglicans opposed to the ordination of women priests or bishops. About a dozen bishops from the Church of England, the Anglican mother church, are also likely to convert, it says.

from The Great Debate UK:

GUESTVIEW: Proposed legislation on women bishops falls short

October 13, 2009

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- Reverend Dr. Miranda Threlfall-Holmes is Chaplain and Solway Fellow of University College, Durham. The opinions expressed are her own. -

Anglicans, in row, may cut women bishops’ powers

October 9, 2009

schoriThe Church of England could restrict the powers of some women bishops under a plan designed to end a rift between traditionalists who want to keep the all-male senior clergy and liberals demanding equality.  The proposal has reignited the long-running debate over a supposed ecclesiastical “stained-glass ceiling” that stops women from attaining the most senior roles in the church.

from UK News:

“You don’t have to be booted and suited” to go to church

September 21, 2009

BRITAINThe Church of England should shed its "booted and suited" middle-class image, a British bishop says.

First ACNA archbishop strikes evangelical tone

June 25, 2009

Robert Duncan, installed on Wednesday night as the first archbishop of the new Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), struck a decidedly evangelical tone in the sermon he delivered at his installation service. (You can see our coverage of the ACNA’s initial assembly here and here.)

from UK News:

Unchristian comments about BBC’s new head of religion?

June 23, 2009

The BBC is coming in for flak about its religious coverage, much of it centring on its incoming head of religious broadcasting.

from UK News:

Synod avoids cataclysm over women bishops

February 11, 2009

So the Church of England opted for safety when it met to discuss the next stage in the ordination of women bishops, avoiding the cataclysmic result of a 'no' vote.

Will sport ever be clean?

January 19, 2009

Church of England ministers have opposed what they call the “pragmatic” approach taken by some authorities to sex and sport, which ignores the sometimes prevalent link with human trafficking.