English Synod Approves Ordination of Women Bishops

[CofE] The General Synod of the Church of England has enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.

The formal enactment of the legislation – Amending Canon 33 -  followed the vote on final approval by the Synod at its meeting in July of this year. Since that time the legislation has been approved in Parliament and received Royal Assent.

The myth of the Evangelical takeover

In this week’s edition of the Church Times, Angela Tilby published an article lamenting what is, in her view, an Evangelical takeover of the Church of England. She argues that it is no more apparent than in the Thy Kingdom Come initiative, spearheaded by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. 


Archbishop of Canterbury: a 'good vicar' is key

Archbishop of Canterbury: a 'good vicar' is key to tackling falling congregation numbers

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, has issued a challenge to his priests to turn the tide of falling numbers of church-goers and make their congregations grow.

CEEC response to Pilling report

The Church England has recently issued a Press Statement in response to the Pilling Report on human sexuality.


GAFCON 2013 was held in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2013 with over 1300 Anglicans from around the world attending.

The Communique from the conference can be found here.

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