CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Rachel Treweek will be the first to run a diocese on her own. She will be one rank below archbishop and will become the first woman bishop to sit in the House of Lords, the British Parliament’s Upper House.
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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Alison White, 58, will become the next bishop of Hull, following closely on the heels of Bishop Libby Lane, who was consecrated in January.
(RNS) It’s time for our religious leaders to step forward and set a vision, agenda and values; to hope that we, our politicians and our political parties can find our way to help America live up to its promise.
LONDON (RNS) Under the banner headline “Wages of Sin,” the Sun newspaper reported that it had found several ads for jobs in cathedrals that offered pay well below the “living wage” of 7.85 pounds ($12) an hour.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Jayne Ozanne subjected herself to a form of conversion therapy where clergy tried to cast out a sexual orientation they deemed demonic.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) It was not all hymn singing and rejoicing in one of England’s great medieval cathedrals during the consecration of the Rev. Libby Lane.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Libby Lane’s appointment is as a suffragan bishop — a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan or diocesan bishop.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) On Monday (Nov. 17), the church’s two most senior leaders, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu, signed the change into church, or canon, law.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “Clergy just preach social clap-trap these days,” said Alison Ruoff, a lay member of the Church of England’s General Synod. “We expect better from them.”