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Diocese of St. Albans

The announcement in April 2004 of the appointment of Jeffrey John as the Dean of St. Albans is of particular concern to Church Society because the Society's offices are in the Diocese and ordained staff have to date been licensed by the Bishop.


1 August 2006

Clergy should not enter into Civil Partnerships - press release from Church Society following reports that Jeffrey John had entered into a C.P. with his 'partner' Grant Holmes.

17th August 2004

St Albans - Behind the Words. Why the Bishop of St Albans arguments for supporting the appointment of the new Dean Jeffrey John are flawed. Paper circulated within the St Albans Diocese by James Robson, Tutor in Biblical Studies at Oak Hill College.

16th July 2004

Scandal in St Albans. Comment on the scandal of Jeffrey John's appointment as Dean of St Albans, and advice on action that could be taken. Cross†Way Summer 2004

9 June 2004

Press Statement

Evangelical opposition to the Diocesan Bishop grows as the DEF begin to talk about finance and alternative episcopal oversight.

24 May 2004

Press Statement from the Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship

18 May 2004

Letter from members of Diocese to the Diocesan Bishop

5 May 2004

Letter from Church Society Council to the Archbishop of Canterbury calling on him to demand the resignation of Jeffrey John.  Together with a news release explaining this action.

20 April 2004

Text of the press release from the Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship objecting to the appointment of Jeffrey John and calling for the appointment to be reversed.

19 April 2004

Personal comment by David Phillips on the supposed undertakings given by Jeffrey John.

21 June 2003
Response to the appointment of Jeffrey John as Dean of St Albans



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