The first group of participants in coming autumn’s Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops has been ratified by Pope Francis. Unlike for last year’s assembly, which was an Extraordinary one, the majority of members for this edition are elected by the bishops’ conferences of the world. 152 more words
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Cardiff University is pleased to announce the up-coming symposium on the episcopal office in the Middle Ages, to be held 10-12 June 2015.
There is tendency in modern historiography to approach the episcopal office, its associated duties, and episcopal power and authority abstractedly, detaching the office from the personalities which brought it to life. 263 more words
I find myself profoundly moved at the news that today the Church of England has consecrated their first woman bishop, Libby Lane.
I am old enough to remember when there were few women in ministry. 452 more words
England is the largest part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Church of England is recognised by the state as being the official church within England and as such has various roles, such as officiating at a coronation of the monarch. 498 more words