Church of England
Now the ‘Church in turmoil’ headline will run for another five years
Dr Rowan Williams says that ‘aggressive secularism’ has nothing to do with persecution; Lord Carey and Bishop Nazir-Ali disagree. Who’s right?
Dr Williams speaks from the perspective of the high table and senior common room: but Dr Nazir-Ali has actually been persecuted
Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor celebrates his 80th birthday today
The Church of England being what it is, no Archbishop of Canterbury can succeed: but Rowan Williams has failed more disastrously than most
He is supposed to be a theologian: but his actions have been theologically incoherent
If a woman is a priest, she can also be a bishop: if she’s not, she can’t. Either way, there is now only one way out for Catholic Anglicans: it’s over the Tiber
The notion of setting up another ghetto for dissidents is simply ludicrous
Jeffrey John, Dean of St Albans, celibate homosexual and man of principle, twice denied a bishopric, may now sue the C of E: it would be a sad and secularist falling away
His non-appointment as Bishop of Southwark was a prime example of Anglicanism’s inability to think theologically
The Children’s Society has repudiated its support for the traditional married family, with Archbishop Sentamu’s backing: is he aware what he has done?
If so, is this a new development in Anglican opinion?
After all, the Catholic Church in Malta thrived under the temporal authority of protestant governors
If anybody tries to make you pay to enter an Anglican cathedral (built by the Catholic Church) refuse and enter anyway
You should, of course, make a voluntary contribution to its maintenance; but it’s your decision. They have no right to stop you