Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Dangling Conversation(s) *

General Synod, Thursday 12 February. The headlines of the day, for me, were miles away from the preceding two days. A packed lunch time fringe meeting (I mean the room was full, not that there were lots of sandwich boxes) … Continue reading

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Did you ever have to make up your mind? *

Small-ish discussion group at work at Lambeth Palace (or one-third of us, anyway) We weren’t locked in, but 22 of us looked slightly lost in the imposing Guard Room at Lambeth Palace this morning. The need to find space for … Continue reading

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Forty Shades of Green *

The first day of this short session has been curiously lop-sided. We began with worship, and then paid attention to the real world outside. Archbishop Warda, Archbishop of the Chaldean diocese of Erbil, spoke softly and movingly about the horrendous … Continue reading

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You say you want a revolution *

This is a preview of General Synod’s London meeting on 10-12 February. There’s been plenty of fussing and fluttering in the dovecotes about the various Task Group Reports that are coming to Synod. This is partly because the Archbishops have … Continue reading

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