Diocese of Oxford: a case study in radical inclusion

[F]rom 2013 Archbishop Justin Welby and his team developed a new policy of gradually making the church more LGBT friendly while avoiding stirring up opposition 

 

Very Man: Two good books on seeing Jesus

Stephen Noll reviews The Jesus We Missed by Patrick Henry Reardon and Jesus Becoming Jesus by Thomas G. Weinandy

 

Eastern Newfoundland synod issues call to merge diocese

The diocese’s average sunday attendance declined from 9,300 in 1990 to 3,900 in 2015.

 

Parliamentarians open letter in support of Asia Bibi

Bishops of St Albans, Durham and Coventry endorse call for asylum for Asia Bibi

 

NZ rejects Sydney call for overlapping jurisdictions

If those disaffiliating want to be committed to that fundamental consequence of being Anglican in Aotearoa New Zealand, then they must stay in these constitutional and Treaty-based relationships.

 

+Love's Last Stand

AS Haley reviews the Love letter on gay marriage in Albany

 

UK Government commits £12 million to champion freedom of Religion or Belief worldwide

“As the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, I will ensure that the UK stands up for everyone’s right to practise or not practise a religion that is in line with their conscience, wherever they are in the world.”