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Lords Spiritual (Women) Bill

WATCH has always campaigned for women and men to be bishops on equal terms, including as members of the House of Lords. Sometimes, however, equality is so far distant that some speeding up is necessary to make it happen within a reasonable time frame.
We therefore welcome the introduction of the Lords Spiritual (Women) Bill to Parliament today, which will suspend the seniority rule for Diocesan Bishops waiting to join the Lords Spiritual.Read more …

Alleluia! An excellent Christmas gift for the Church!

WATCH is thrilled at the appointment of the first ever female bishop in the Church of England. At last, alleluia!
Libby Lane is a great choice and the people of Chester Dioceses are fortunate indeed. She will bring great expertise to her new role, and has championed the ministry of ordained women locally and nationally.Read more …

WATCH Liturgy Writing Workshop

WATCH Liturgy Writing Workshop on Saturday 31st January 2015, 11 – 3.30pm at the Deanery Christ Church Oxford OX1 1DPRead more …