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April 02 2018 By dvirtue Archbishop of York facing police investigation over failure to report abuse

A memo from June 2013, seen by Christian Today, reveals that John Sentamu received Ineson's allegation but recommended 'no action' be taken. Instead he replied to Ineson offering his prayers 'at this difficult time'. Devamanikkan went on to live in Witney, Oxfordshire, before eventually being charged with three counts of buggery and three counts of indecent assault last year. However he committed suicide the day before he was due in court in June last year.

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March 28 2018 By dvirtue Martyn Percy's Marxist methodology in smearing orthodox Anglicans

Before responding to the main accusation that Dr Percy seeks to make, it is important first to highlight a serious lack of clarity in the above paragraph.

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March 28 2018 By dvirtue Sorry not enough, Archbishops' letter says after IICSA, and a survivor agrees

The IICSA hearing, which used the diocese of Chichester as a case study, has drawn out a string of both recent and historical failures to protect children and vulnerable adults in the Church, including failure to report abuse and respond appropriately to survivors.

A report on the Anglican investigation is expected by the end of the year.

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March 26 2018 By dvirtue Church 'overcompensated' for conservative stance on homosexuality by treating paedophile bishop lightly

The former archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, said elements of the Church had 'strong undercurrents of homosexuality' in his written evidence, according lead counsel Fiona Scolding QC. These were largely 'closeted', he told an independent inquiry into how the Church of England dealt with allegations of abuse.

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March 24 2018 By dvirtue Church of England made 'conscious effort to treat survivors badly', inquiry hears

It has heard heard damning evidence of the Church's culture of deference that meant allegations against priests went unreported, how the Church's attitude to homosexuality affected it's response to abuse, how clergy repeatedly burned potentially crucial files in the belief it was important to 'wipe the slate clean' and how child victims were made to feel responsible for their abuse.

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March 21 2018 By dvirtue Holiness in Exile

The call to submit comes for one reason and one reason only--for the Lord's sake.

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March 21 2018 By dvirtue UK: University missions provide signs of hope amid Anglican decline

So are there signs of hope? It's not all bad news for the Kingdom: by that year more than 30% of churchgoers will be Pentecostal or independent evangelical. Amid general decline, some CofE churches are holding their own, and there are pockets of growth.

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March 18 2018 By dvirtue New Dean of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich is in a Civil Partnership with Another Man

"I am delighted that it was a unanimous decision to appoint Joe. He is an outstanding and Godly priest. He is warm, engaging, caring and fun. He brings energy and wisdom, and a huge amount of experience in parish ministry.

"He has been Vicar of All Saints' in Fulham for 15 years and increased the regular congregation by 25% to more than 500 each Sunday, with a particular ministry with families and young people.

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March 16 2018 By dvirtue TIME FOR A NEW NEWSPAPER FOR THE BRITISH CHURCH

‘Did the Church of England's divisions over homosexuality contribute to child sex abuse cover-up?’ proclaimed the headline to one of its purported news reports last week.
If the editor of Christian Today thought that putting a question mark at the end of the headline would mask the story’s revisionist bias, then, with respect to Mark Woods, he would be mistaken.

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March 09 2018 By dvirtue Another CofE Vicar comes out as trans Anglican

We are a parish church that was financed by Emmanuel Wimbledon about 100 years ago.

We are a medium sized parish church with plenty of families and spread of ages.

How did you end up in ministry?

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