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Church of England House of Lords Humanism Secularism

The Spell of Faith and Politics

The Magical Spell of Faith God’s SatNav for Britain By Willem Sander van Boxtel The first time I set eyes upon the glorious House of Lords chamber, in the  summer of 2013, I was an ignorant tourist in the UK. With blissful awe I gazed on the golden decorations, the wooden benches, the leather seats, […]

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Church of England

And so the Church of England Collapse Continues…

I know I only posted yesterday about the ongoing war over homosexuality that is taking place in the Church of England which has revealed a deep split over the issue (although I think we all knew it was there). Well, the ongoing collapse continues with two more stories (both taken from the BBC website):

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Church of England Religion

Is the CofE About to Tear Itself Apart?

In a week when the first Church of England Bishop came out as gay and in a relationship (and yet stating that he is obeying the rules and staying celebate… we believe him don’t we?), another CofE vicar in Tunbridge Wells is threatening to form a new group to orchestrate a formal split from the […]

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Science

Blackburn Diocese says fracking ‘damages God’s creation’

I initially did not know how I was going to write this post given the controversial nature of the subject matter. One thing is for certain I am not going to take a position on Shale Gas Drilling aka Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking” in this post. I am sure there are subscribers to this site […]

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News

Women’s right to be pompous windbags

It is not the role of the State to discriminate against any of its subjects.

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News

The Church is “Frustrated”…Apparently!

The ABofC has warned that the CofE is “frustrated” over the issue of women Bishops, the BBC reports. So there are splits over the appointment of women bishops, gay marriage, calls for disestablishment…how much can this edifice take? Hopefully not much more!  

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News

Church Warns about Gay Marriage AGAIN!

The BBC has reported (amongst other news sites) that the Church of England is ‘warning’

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News

Let’s Pull The Plug

Story from the Telegraph A new report by the Church of England states that it is in danger of being “wiped out” and that the Church is currently “on life support”. This is good news and I have to ask, is there anything we can do to help pull the plug? However a few comments […]

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News

The CofE Are At It As Well…

It’s not just the Catholics! The gentle and respectful (sic) Church of England have also been found to have mishandled the cases of two paedophile priests in Suffolk! But I suppose that unlike the Evil Empire they are willing to admit it! Oh well so much for moral authority…which they never had to start with!

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News

Church of England to target children

The Church of England are intending to launch a new campaign which may target children as young as two years old.