Of the Making of Bishops

A review of the Crown Nominations Commission is unlikely to favor wholesale change, like open elections.

Deadlock Raises Questions

By John Martin Delay in appointing a successor to Rowan Williams prompts questions about the viability of the role.

Clearing the Two-thirds Hurdle

By John Martin How deep is the deadlock as the Crown Nominations Commission continues to work toward recommending a successor for the Archbishop of Canterbury?

Look to Africa

The World Council of Churches is headquartered in Geneva, even though there are probably more Christians in a neighborhood of Lagos or Nairobi than all of Switzerland.

Primates Release Signed Letter

“He must have the capacity to collectively put into effect the decisions taken at Lambeth Conferences and Primates Meetings.”

A Coup for Cambridge

By John Martin The appointment of Rowan Williams is a coup for Cambridge University, as he is expected to attract a long queue of doctoral theology students from across the world.