The Archbishops of Canterbury & York have submitted the incident of the appointment of a Bishop diocesan for the Diocese of Sheffield to Sir Phillip Mawer, who is the Independent Reviewer set up by the agreement allowing women to be bishops in the Church of England.
Day: March 25, 2017
The Acts 8 Movement is once again offering a video Episcopal churches may use for free to advertise their Easter liturgies. Following the success of a Lenten cartoon, this year’s Easter invitation is made in the same style.
Jayne Ozanne, an Evangelical Anglican in the Church of England (CoE), tackles the topic of institutionalized homophobia as she experiences it in the CoE. Jayne has been active in leadership positions in the CoE for a few decades. She was a founding member of the Archbishops’ Council on which she served from 1999 until 2004. She came out as a lesbian in FEB 2015 after trying to “pray away the gay” for a number of years, including two attempts to end her own life. Today she is again a member of the CoE General Synod and one of the chief campaigners for LGBTQ rights/rites in the CoE.
As we previously covered, there was a lone-wolf terrorist attack in London England on Wednesday. On Thursday, the Archbishop of Canterbury spoke of the attack in the House of Lords. He acknowledged both the victims, injured & deceased and the first responders at the scene.
Now and then there comes a moment when time seems to stop, even for the merest fraction of a second, and in that fraction of a second something becomes so clear that it’s almost heartbreaking.