In his address to the National Assembly, Bishop Tony called on members of Forward in Faith to respond to the invitation and challenge to flourish within the life and structures of the Church of England. Catholic Anglicans, he said, needed to be open to, and engaged with, the rest of the Church of England. He called on the Catholic Movement to be 'tolerant of the diversity of views that exists among us' and to 'work harder at unity amongst ourselves'.
Bishop Tony's address may be read by clicking here »
At the same meeting, the Revd Ian McCormack, Vicar of Grimethorpe and Brierly, in the Wakefield Episcopal Area was Elected to serve on the National Council. He joins the Revd Dr Terry Buckingham of the Leeds Episcopal Area in our Diocese who already serves on the Council.
At the same National Assembly, the Revd Robert Hart, Rector of Hemsworth in the Wakefield Episcopal Area gave a talk on The Society's website: