Day: November 26, 2012

Has vote on women as bishops precipitated a constitutional crisis?

The Church of England is facing a “major constitutional crisis” as a result of the fiasco last week over women bishops, according to an internal document written for the archbishops by one of their most senior staff. The Established Church must take steps in July next year to consecrate women bishops and vote them through by 2015, otherwise it risks the matter being taken out of its hands by Parliament.


Most deep truth, most right thinking, is pretty simple — God is good. Creation is a wonderful mystery. Everything is connected. Healing is possible. Growth happens. Greed brings suffering. But even these truths need to be held gently…