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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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It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

John Polkinghorne, physicist, priest, and writer, will be 85 on 16 October. Patrick Miles talked to him  Subscribe to read more

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In forgetfulness of the Kingdom

The Church has cut Jesus’s teaching from the heart of its worship, says Hugh Rayment-Pickard  Subscribe to read more

Tue 13 Oct 15 @ 19:40
Reformation under the Victorians | John Goodall surveys dramatic 19th-century changes

Tue 13 Oct 15 @ 17:37
Is the Church stuck with the same old ideas for growth as it had in the 19th century?