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Church of England Group Recommends Letting God Be a 'She' Sometimes

A group within the Church of England that successfully advocated for female bishops is now recommending that church liturgy alternate between “He” and “She” when referring to God. A member of the group, Rev. Judy Stowell, tells the Guardian that exclusively referring to God as “He” gives worshippers a “deficient… »6/01/15 11:30am6/01/15 11:30am

Church of England Updating Itself with ‘Champagne Christenings’

Let’s face it — in the industrialized, Western world, religion is having a fairly rough go of it. Sure, there will always be some hardcore fundamentalist literalists who refuse to admit, say, that lions and gazelles wouldn’t pass a 40 day and night diluvian pleasure cruise playing bridge and calmly sipping highballs,… »6/30/13 12:30pm6/30/13 12:30pm

Many Clergywomen Consider Resignation After Church of England Denies Women The Right To Become Bishops

Since the General Synod voted against allowing women to become bishops last week, the decision has become the biggest crisis faced by the Church of England for decades, alleges a piece on the post-vote fallout in UK periodical The Telegraph. Many of the present bishops (notably, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who cited… »11/24/12 5:30pm11/24/12 5:30pm