Tag Archives: Church of England

The Church of England can no longer continue as an arm of the state

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One effect of the failure to vote for Women Bishops yesterday is to bring a whole load of other subjects relating to the Church of England to the fore, in particular the relationship

between Church and State, and the place of the Bishops in the House of Lords. That the state Church is allowed to ignore equality law has also been highlighted. This article is a good read calling for things to change as a result of the vote.
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Women bishops debate was a long and boring suicide note

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Andrew Brown has written one of the best of the comment pieces on the vote on Women Bishops in Synod yesterday – he certainly doesn’t pull his punches, and calls out the conservatives and traditionalists on some of the things they were saying from the podium. Well worth a read.
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