May 24, 2013
[Church of England] The Church of England has published new legislative proposals to enable women to become bishops which will be debated by the General Synod in July.
This will be the first occasion that synod members have met since November 2012, when the previous legislation narrowly failed to secure the requisite majority in all three houses (laity,...
May 22, 2013
[Church of England -- Press Release] On May 21 2013 the House of Bishops released the following statement on Women in the Episcopate.
“At its meeting in York the House of Bishops of the Church of England has committed itself to publishing new ways forward to enable women to become bishops.
“In its discussion on the issue of women in the episcopate, the House received and approved for publication the report from the Working Group on...
April 25, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi has called on all the country’s politicians to avoid “the turncoat habit that is prevalent among them” saying it is “unhelpful for nation building and good governance.”
The sharp rebuke came in a statement following the Diocese’s 7th Holy Synod meeting in Blantyre from April 13 to 14.
“This [habit] exposes their lack of...