Friday, 17 January 2014

General Synod agenda - early press reports

Andrew Brown The Guardian Church of England could appoint first female bishop ‘by Christmas’

John Bingham The Telegraph Church of England could name first woman bishops ‘by Christmas’

Liz Dodd The Tablet Women bishops could be appointed by Christmas if Church of England Synod can clear final hurdles

Madeleine Davies Church Times Women bishops possible in 2014, says Fittall

Posted by Peter Owen on Friday, 17 January 2014 at 4:27pm GMT | TrackBack
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Christmas is icumen in. Whoopee!

Posted by: Father Ron Smith on Saturday, 18 January 2014 at 12:16am GMT

There seem to be no shortage of candidates - June, Vivienne, Jane, Rachel and Lucy being the obvious front runners but which diocese will be the first to install the premier female bishop in its cathedra? That is presuming the first will be a diocesan and not a suffragan. "O tidings of comfort and joy" for some but "In the bleak mid winter" for others.

Posted by: Father David on Saturday, 18 January 2014 at 1:50pm GMT

Encouraging to see another woman appointed to a senior post in the C of E this past week - Rev Dr Emma Ineson as Principal of Trinity College, Bristol.

Posted by: SimonW on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 at 8:57am GMT
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