Wednesday, 9 July 2008

Female bishops: Big story or not?

From 'Get Religion':

[...] Look at the screen shot of the Times front page for today, at the top of this post. You’ve got soccer, of course, and Madonna’s love life and other sex scandals. There’s the state of the economy.

But where is this historic decision by the Church of England? The story did not make the front page until (wait for it) the Vatican reaction.

So there is the other side of the story. The wars in the global Anglican Communion are, ultimately, about decisions that will be made in the Church of England. But is the Church of England big enough, these days, to make page one in England? Strange. Read more

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