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Headteacher 'may have targeted more than 100 boys over 25 years,' Bill Cosby to be deposed by model Janice Dickinson's attorney

Headteacher who killed himself when confronted with child abuse claim 'may have targeted more than 100 boys over 25 years'    Jon Styler killed himself in 2007 after arrest over historic sex abuse claims    Solicitor for...

Headteacher ‘may have targeted more than 100 boys over 25 years,’ Bill Cosby to be deposed by model Janice Dickinson’s attorney

Headteacher who killed himself when confronted with child abuse claim 'may have targeted more than 100 boys over 25 years' Jon Styler killed himself in 2007 after arrest over historic sex abuse claims Solicitor for alleged victims now claims head...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Nov 11, 2015

Same Sex Marriage and the Church in Wales

Following on a debate on Same Sex Marriage at the Governing Body (Synod) of the Church in Wales in April 2014, it was announced by the Bench of Bishops that a provincial wide consultation at diocesan level was to be organised to see what the Church i...
by DeanRoberts.Net on May 1, 2015

After the Governing Body of the Church in Wales: Some thoughts.

Last week I attended the ordinary meeting of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales. This is basically the Welsh equivalent of the General Synod of the Church of England. I am a co-opted member of Governing Body (meaning that I’m not voted o...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Apr 20, 2015

General Advice for those attending a Provincial Discernment Panel.

In my last post, I gave a run through of what to expect at a Provincial Discernment Panel (or BAP / Bishop’s Advisory Panel / Provincial Selection Conference / blah blah blah). In this particular post, I’m going to give some basic pointer...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Jul 26, 2014

Anglican Priests.

Priests are called to be servants and shepherds among the people to whom they are sent. With their Bishop and fellow ministers, they are to proclaim the word of the Lord and to watch for the signs of God?s new creation. They are to be messenger...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Feb 22, 2014

Letter about Ordination from Most. Rev. Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales

As someone going through the vocation/selection/ordination process, the letter is encouraging…kind of. Though what is said on paper and what is done in practice need to match up. Too often the Church says it wants more clergy, yet what i...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Jan 16, 2014

My reflection on the ousting of the Dean of Llandaff Cathedral

It becomes quite something when the news reports of a Dean resigning because of attacks on her gender. I’m genuinely concerned for the Church in Wales if the rumours are true: The first woman Dean of Llandaff Cathedral has resigned just tw...
by DeanRoberts.Net on May 10, 2013

Review urges Church to seize ‘great opportunity’

A review of the structure of the Church in Wales dominated a meeting of its Governing Body in Lampeter last week. It began with a presentation from the independent review panel that was helping the Church look to the future. It … Continue read...
by Gavin Drake on Sep 21, 2012

Church in Wales’ Governing Body debates women bishops

A consultation  conducted earlier this year suggested that a majority of members of the Governing Body (GB) were in favour of women bishops, the Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, said. “Seventy-nine per cent of lay members and 83 per cent...
by Gavin Drake on Sep 21, 2012

More news from the Church in Wales Governing Body

University Chaplains Education chaplaincy was something “very worth while”, the Bishop of St Asaph, the Rt Revd Gregory Cameron, told the GB, as he moved a motion that urged “ways of supporting, developing, and enhancing chaplaincy...
by Gavin Drake on Sep 21, 2012

PCCs given liability warning over Chancel Repair “assets”

Parochial church councils that fund chancel repairs without securing funds from a lay rector could be guilty of a breach of trust, with “serious consequences” for PCC members, Neville Rowles, a conveyancing solicitor with the Manchester-b...
by Gavin Drake on Aug 3, 2012

The Church in Wales: radical overhaul on the cards?

The Church in Wales has just published a radical report on how to restructure for the future. The BBC report on it has this helpful summary: The review's findings have been compiled in a report which makes 50 recommendations, including: Replacing p...
by Opinionated Vicar on Jul 20, 2012


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