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Let men refrain from accepting preferment to sees

From the Revd John Watkins, the Revd Nicky Seabright, and Prebendary Sue Strutt
Sir, - Even though the machinery and process of appointing new male bishops to existing vacancies is unlikely to be halted, doesn't the present position on the ordination of women bishops place on current male candidates a responsibility to hold back until all those whom God may have called can be considered? Any new appointments will lead to a tenure of several years. It will not reflect well on ...

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Exposed — the dangers of a group mentality

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