Church conference to tackle controversial issues head-on

The Lambeth Conference will aim to tackle major topics, including the ordination of female and homosexual bishops, writes Kieron Wood.

12th July, 2008

The Lambeth Conference will aim to tackle major topics, including the ordination of female and homosexual bishops, writes Kieron Wood.

At any other time, last week’s vote by the Church of England general synod in favour of women bishops would have rocked the Anglican world. But these are not normal times.

The bitter divisions between traditionalists and liberals - exposed during the synod debate in York - will be mirrored on a much...

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