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General Synod to vote on women bishops next month

The Church of England is bracing itself for the next stage in its acrimonious battle over the consecration of women bishops. Its governing body, the General Synod, is set to vote on November 20.

Actor Rupert Everett wonders why ‘queens’ want to marry in church

Openly gay British actor Rupert Everett has spoken out against gays who want to be able to marry in church. He’s also said recent comments about same-sex parenthood have made him Public Enemy Number One.

Churches oppose bid to allow gay 'marriage' on religious premises

A move in the UK to allow same-sex couples to hold their civil-partnership ceremonies in religious premises is being opposed by the Church of England.

Op-Ed: Despised and rejected – gays and Christianity

It’s never been easy being gay – especially gay and religious. It’s got better in some countries – and in my own, the UK, it’s almost cool, and there are laws to protect homosexuals against discrimination.

Church of England: Not enough religious broadcasting on BBC

The Church of England is worried that religious broadcasting by the BBC will suffer, as the corporation is in danger of “losing sight of its essence – the DNA that makes it an enduring part of national culture”.

Help to reform lawmaking chamber, UK bishops urged

Anglican bishops in Britain are being urged to take a leading role in reforming the country’s upper legislative chamber, the House of Lords.

UK peers approve gay ‘marriage’ ceremonies on religious premises

Britain’s upper legislative chamber, the House of Lords, has voted to allow the use of religious premises and religious language in same-sex partnership ceremonies.

UK Anglican bishops call for religious same-sex ceremonies

Anglican bishops have thrown their weight behind calls for same-sex partnerships to be registered and celebrated in religious premises.

Death of Richard Wood, former Anglican bishop

Richard Wood, former Anglican bishop suffragan of Namibia, died on 9 October 2008 at his home at Itchen Abbas, Hampshire, England.
 

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