General Synod

Peace Breaks Out at Synod

  • Monday, November 25, 2013

The anger, bitterness, and recriminations of last year were absent in this year’s debate on women in the episcopate.

Synod Slogs through in York

  • Thursday, July 11, 2013

By John Martin • No substantial decisions emerge from General Synod’s summer session.

Living with Difference

  • Monday, June 24, 2013

By Colin Podmore
I fight to keep the church broad and tolerant, to enable traditional Christians not just to remain but to flourish.

How Did We Get Here?

  • Thursday, January 3, 2013

Prudence Dailey, Mark Chapman, and Andrew Goddard reflect on General Synod’s vote regarding women in the episcopate.

Will Parliament Intervene?

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012

By John Martin
The Church of England’s House of Bishops will meet in emergency session early Wednesday to consider next steps on women in the episcopate.

Due in September

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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.

General Synod's Phony War

  • Thursday, February 9, 2012

By John Martin
In the matter of deciding whether women should be appointed as bishops, the Church of England is engaged in a process with all the hallmarks of a Phony War.