Lichfield Diocese's representatives reflect on [C of E] General Synod

General Synod met in York over the weekend, running through to Tuesday with strong representation from this diocese.

While a lot of media coverage centred on the on-going issue of finding acceptable legislation for those who oppose women bishops, there were a number of other important issues discussed.

A very serious and shocking statement from the sex abuse victim support groups led to a sincere apology from Justin Welby on behalf of the whole church and a removal of the twelve month rule within which complaints had to be raised. It also exposed the lack of pastoral care given to those in need.

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