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Bishop of Ely – sorrow at women bishop vote failure

PRESS RELEASE 20 November 2012 The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, responding to today’s General Synod vote on the consecration of women to the episcopate, said: “I am deeply sorrowful about the failure of the General Synod … Continue reading

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What does the Archbishop of Canterbury do exactly?

The main roles of the Archbishop of Canterbury The various roles and responsibilities of the Archbishop of Canterbury have developed over more than 1400 years of history. The one constant is his ministry as a senior bishop, though the nature … Continue reading

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Who is Justin Welby?

Biographical details of the Right Reverend Justin Welby .   Born in 1956 in London, the Right Reverend Justin Welby was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied history and law. For 11 years – five … Continue reading

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Lambeth Palace announcement of the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

Lambeth Palace press release: 9 November 2012 The Queen has approved the nomination of the Right Reverend Justin Welby for election as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury. He will succeed Dr Rowan Williams who is retiring at the end of December … Continue reading

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Bishop of Ely congratulates next Archbishop of Canterbury

PRESS RELEASE – 9 November 2012 The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, today welcomed the appointment of the Bishop of Durham, the Rt Revd Justin Welby as the next Archbishop of Canterbury. Bishop Stephen said: “I give thanks … Continue reading

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September issue of eLife

The September 2012 issue ofeLife, the Diocesan Newsletter is available via the Ely Diocese website.  Click here to find it.  2012 Diocese elections Ride & Stride 2012 Diocesan visit to Vellore Imagining the Future Messy Cathedral Godbaby image aims to show … Continue reading

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Bishop Stephen’s press release

Bishop of Ely expresses hope for debate on women bishops The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, has today expressed his hope that the Church of England will come to a common mind when General Synod reconvenes in … Continue reading

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