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Jul
17

Due in September

By John Martin. After the July sessions of its General Synod in York the Church of England remains in limbo on women in the episcopate.
Mar
29

Mutuality, or fragmentation?

The Covenant was designed as a ‘web of mutuality’ across the Anglican Communion: a balance of provincial autonomy with worldwide interdependence and accountability.
Mar
27

Defending the bishops [updated]

Today Diarmaid MacCulloch’s writing has been shown to be selective, speculative, tendentious and agenda-ridden.
Mar
26

Covenant and the CofE: ramifications

By Andrew Goddard. It is now clear that less than half the dioceses of the Church of England will agree, in both their house of clergy and house of laity, to “approve the draft Act of Synod adopting the Anglican Communion Covenant”. This article attempts to map out some of the ramifications of this development.
Mar
26

Is the Anglican Covenant dead?

Enough dioceses have now rejected the Covenant to prevent its further consideration by General Synod during its present term. This doesn’t mean the Covenant is dead either in the Church of England or in the wider communion.

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