Tuesday 09 March 2021
News from the General Synod of the Church of England. When Synod is in session follow @ChurchTimes on Twitter for breaking news from the debates. You can also find news on other Synods from Provinces in the Anglican Communion here, including the Scottish Episcopal Church.
See also the Church Times Guide to the General Synod
Australian Synod meeting postponed to 2022; Cypriot bishops denounce Eurovision entry; Pastor’s detention in Iran is arbitrary, says UN group; French inquiry estimates up to 10,000 church abuse victims
05 Mar 2021
I LOOKED in vain for any mention of the General Synod in most of the papers. There was a sneery piece by Quentin Letts in The Times about a meeting of the Ecclesiastical Committee of Parliament; an interview with Stephen Cottrell in The Observer — and the indefatigable Emma Thompson (Press, 12 February) in The Daily Telegraph
THE Archbishops’ anti-racism taskforce has promised to end “30 years of well-intentioned talk” and “decades of inaction” on racism in both the Church and society, with a timetable for urgent change
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Stephen Cottrell talks to Vicky Walker about his address to the nation
It is right to address the injustices of the existing system, says Neil Patterson — but be aware of the difficulties
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