Day: January 26, 2015

Center for American Progress names 15 faith leaders to watch in 2015

Photo of ExodusFoundation event, © 2008 Tiona Fuller Photography The Center for American Progress has released a list of 15 progressive religious leaders they predict will be important this year. The first leader is Macky Alston, a vice-president of media at Auburn Theological School, and the  filmmaker who won awards for his recent documentary on the Right …

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The Rt Revd Libby Lane consecrated at York Minster

The Church of England and several news agencies report that Bishop Lane was consecrated before a congregation of nearly 2000, with more than 100 bishops in attendance. The sermon, by the archdeacon of York Sarah Bullock, likened the service of Bishop Lane to the humble work and sensitive character of Nurse Cynthia Miller, from BBC1’s Call the Midwife. The …

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Guardian op-ed on consecration of the Rev Libby Lane

The Guardian writes a strong op-ed in support of the Rev Libby Lane, describing her consecration today as an indicator of a more progressive Church of England. They are less decisive about the upcoming consecration of Rev Philip North, describing him as a highly qualified Bishop but criticizing his opposition to women Bishops.