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Dear Friends, The turmoil caused by Bishop Philip North’s experience with Sheffield Diocese will not go away easily. In a statement explaining his withdrawal from his appointment as the next Bishop of Sheffield Philip said this: “The news of my nomination has elicited a strong reaction within the diocese and some areas of the wider…

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Dear Friends, You probably heard in the news that the Church of England General Synod refused to ‘take note’ of a report prepared by the House of Bishops on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships.  The report wasn’t perfect and showed some worrying traits but on the whole had much to commend it: it upheld the…

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