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General Synod – Sunday lunchtime roundup

John Bingham in The Telegraph The actress and the bishop: Church of England makes drama out its own crisis

BBC Church of England set to make child abuse apology

Claire Carter in The Telegraph Church to vote on making ‘unreserved apology’ to sexual abuse victims

Christian Today Church of England ‘has 20 years to reassert its position as national Church’

Martha Linden writes for The Independent Church of England issues formal apology for child sex abuse failures

Nick Baines looks back: Talking about women (bishops) and ahead: Welfare matters.

And here is the ofiicial summary of yesterday’s public business: General Synod considers progress on Challenges for the Quinquennium.

Sam Jones reports for The Guardian on an incident at this morning’s service in York Minister attended by Synod members: York Minster assault leads to arrest.
John Bingham of The Telegraph reports on the incident and on the service itself: Archbishop of York’s aide attacked ahead of Synod debate.
The BBC reports York Minster General Synod service disrupted by attack
Gavin Drake writes for the Church Times Two assaulted by intruder at Synod service

The Archbishop of York’s sermon in the Minster this morning is here.

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