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.
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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.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “How can you hear a confession about somebody abusing a child and the matter must be sealed up and you mustn’t talk about it?” asked Archbishop of York John Sentamu.
(RNS) “Realistically, we are rank underdogs with a very outside chance, but that’s okay,” said the Rev Eamonn O’Higgins, spiritual director and manager of the Vatican club.
(RNS) It’s the symbol for “Nazarene,” or Christian, used by Islamists in Iraq to brand Christian properties as part of their effort to drive out an ancient Christian community.
(RNS) A newly commissioned liturgy to commemorate the centennial of World War I is as much about atonement as it is about remembrance.
(RNS) The new wording, approved on Sunday (July 13), only asks whether parents and godparents will “turn away from sin” and “reject evil.”