However, Tatchell added that the lack of official confirmation from either the House of Bishops or the Archbishop of Canterbury is "perplexing" because "if the policy has been changed, it is a significant development and should be officially confirmed by Anglican leaders.
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Members of the Bristol Diocesan Synod, which is the governing body of the Church in the south-west, also reaffirmed its support for women bishops and called on the House of Bishops to explore every avenue to achieve this.
The House of Bishops voted 44 in favour, with three against and two recorded abstentions.
I can't help wondering at what the House of Bishops finds (besides lint) when it engages in navel gazing [No eucharist before baptism, bishops say.
PHOENIX The Episcopal church's House of Bishops called Sept.
On June 21 the House of Bishops approved civil same-sex "marriage" and the House of Deputies followed by rejecting the "moratorium" on homosexualist bishops requested by Canterbury.
22-25 joint meeting here of the Anglican House of Bishops and the Lutheran Conference of Bishops outlines plainly that bishops want more education and theological discussion and less show-and-tell from outside groups.
The House of Bishops confirmed the appointment, and the presiding bishop, Frank Griswold, wrote the Primates of the other Anglican branches that he believed the election to be in harmony with the leading of the Holy Spirit.
Bishop Michael Ingham, of New Westminster, sat with the American house of bishops in their legislative sessions.
At the spring meeting of the house of bishops, concern was expressed over jurisdiction and finances for the new post.
According to church canons, or laws, the house of bishops will choose candidates, likely at their spring meeting in 2007, and the full convention will elect the next primate.
The house of bishops of the Anglican church, at their regular spring meeting here, grappled with the impending reality of a new national aboriginal bishop--particularly the financial implications and the canonical, or legal, changes that it will bring about.
Dear editor, I am happy that our Canadian House of Bishops expressed "grave concern" about the proposed legislation regarding homosexuality in Nigeria and have disassociated themselves from the actions of the Church in Nigeria (Bishops speak out against Nigerian laws on homosexuality, May 4 anglicanjournal.
In a resolution, CoGS said it supported the appointment "with the understanding" that financial arrangements are being reviewed by the financial management and development committee, the native bishop is "responsible to the primate," the timing of his or her appointment "will rest with the primate" and that the primate will determine, in consultation with the house of bishops and dioceses what the (native bishop's) relationship would be with the dioceses and provinces of the church.
He has invited Assistant Bishop Philip Aung Khin Thein of the diocese of Mandalay to British Columbia in April or May and to the meeting of the Canadian house of bishops in late April--"if he can get permission.
Bishop Michael Ingham of the diocese of New Westminster echoed the concern, saying, "The house of bishops also had lots of questions about this new development.
In recent meetings of the full house of bishops where the concept of a national native bishop has been discussed, some diocesan bishops--who have jurisdiction over their dioceses--were concerned as to how the powers of a non-diocesan bishop would intersect with theirs.