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Tuesday 10 July 2012
Supporters of women bishops are gearing up for months of frantic lobbying after the vote which might have approved the move was postponed yesterday during a meeting of the General Synod in York.
Months of frantic lobbying expected as women bishops debate is temporarily stayed by Church of England
Monday 09 July 2012
Supporters and opponents of women bishops are gearing up for months of frantic lobbying as a potentially historic vote which might have approved legislation today was temporarily stayed following an impassioned debate on the crucial issue.
Saturday 07 July 2012
The General Synod of the Church of England has cleared the way for a ban on clergy membership of the British National Party.
Friday 06 July 2012
The Church of England will begin a key meeting today to decide whether to give final approval for the first women bishops amid speculation that the historic move could be put on hold.
Thursday 05 July 2012
There was an ancient tradition that when someone was consecrated bishop they said, "Nolo episcopari", meaning, "I don't want to be a bishop". It is impossible to say how many episcopal careers thus began with a lie, and the tradition was wisely abandoned.
Thursday 05 July 2012
The Church is working out its way of life within horizons not of this world
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Religious figures who support gay marriage will today launch a fightback against church leaders who have come out against same-sex marriage.
Sunday 01 July 2012
Last-minute Synod compromise over women in top posts alienates traditionalists and reformers
Thursday 28 June 2012
Olympic lottery scammers are impersonating the Church of England's London 2012 chief to swindle personal details out of unsuspecting victims.
Thursday 21 June 2012
Bishops in the House of Lords are claiming up to £27,000 a year in allowances for attending Westminster – on top of their annual stipends.
Friday 15 June 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out against the House of Lords becoming an entirely elected chamber.
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