Tag Archives: Bishops

Russian Orthodox Church Statement on Church of England Decision to Allow Women to Serve as Bishops

The Orthodox Church News: The Russian Orthodox Church has been alarmed and disappointed to learn about the decision of the Church of England to admit women to the episcopate, since the centuries-old relationships between our two Churches had shown possibilities … Continue reading

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Bishops and Bloggers

There is a way out of this impasse.  

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Bishops Shouldn’t Try to Censor the Blogosphere

So say a leading English priest: Fr Timothy Finigan, author of the Hermeneutic of Continuity blog, made the comment after Bishop Michael Campbell of Lancaster asked Deacon Nick Donnelly “to voluntarily pause from placing new posts” on his blog Protect … Continue reading

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Bishops Should Serve, Not Lord it Over their People

So says Pope Francis: In a June 21 address to apostolic nuncios, Pope Francis stressed the importance of finding bishops who will be good pastors and servants of the faithful in their dioceses… “Be attentive that they aren’t ambitious, that … Continue reading

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Priests in Same-sex Relationships May Become Anglican Bishops

Well, there you have it: (CNN) – Men in a civil union will now be allowed to become bishops in the Church of England, but they are not allowed to have sex. Intercourse between two men – or two women … Continue reading

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Speaking of Gratitude…

Someone is grateful to Archbishop John Hepworth for the unfolding Ordinariates. How might things look different now had all the bishops behaved like good Catholics…        

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Church of England Faces Backlash Over Rejecting Bishopesses

When the Church of England scuttled plans to allow women bishops on Nov. 20, incoming Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby called it “a very grim day for women and their supporters.”Now, that grim day is turning into a church-state nightmare … Continue reading

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Anglo-Catholics Not Welcomed in the Church of England

And I suppose, the Ordinariate would be (is) a far safer theological / ecclesiastical home for them. William Oddie: The question of whether or not the Church of England will appoint women bishops drags on and on. (We will of … Continue reading

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No C of E Bishopesses… Yet…

Anglicans postpone vote on women bishops. Times Live: The General Synod, the governing body of the worldwide Anglican Communion’s mother church, voted instead to hold further discussions on a last-minute amendment that had angered senior female clergy. A final vote … Continue reading

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Divine Judgement?

I’m sure there’s something Biblical

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