Monthly Archives: February 2011

‘NO COVENANT’ MOVEMENT calls for Open Debate

Monday, February 28, 2011 Call for fair process and honest debateNEWS RELEASE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NO ANGLICAN COVENANT COALITION CALLS FOR FAIR PROCESS AND HONEST DEBATE LONDON —The No Anglican Covenant Coalition has criticized church officials … Continue reading

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Cranmer’s Blog on ‘What the ABC actually said’

Monday, February 28, 2011 The Government are NOT about to force ‘gay marriage’ on the Church of England Before this media-manufactured spat blows up into a full Church v State crisis – the likes of which Europe has seen quite … Continue reading

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Civil partnerships: bluster in bad faith

The blanket ban on religious institutions hosting partnership ceremonies is an infringement of liberty and must be swept away. Editorial The Guardian, Monday 28 February 2011 The heart sinks at the prospect of another battle between faith and the state, … Continue reading

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Archbishop says the Church will resist Government moves on gay marriage

The Archbishop of Canterbury has vowed to defend the Church’s traditional stance on marriage against Government moves to introduce homosexual weddings in churches. Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams Photo: REUTERS By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, Religious Affairs Correspondent 9:00PM GMT 26 Feb 2011 … Continue reading

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Christchurch Concert – Monday evening – more details Here’s what the press release says: Voices unite for benefit concert for victims of New Zealand earthquake Scottish singers are coming together for a major benefit concert on Monday evening at 8 … Continue reading

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How biblical literalism took root

The Bible doesn’t state that it should be read literally – yet an all-or-nothing approach is the core of many Christians’ faith. Stephen Tomkins, Monday 21 February 2011 10.59 GMT    ‘The deification of the Bible is a result … Continue reading

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GUARDIAN article re Celebration of Same-Sex Relationships in Churches

Churches should celebrate bringing God into civil partnership ceremonies Different ways of faithful living do not compete with each Judith Maltby The Guardian, Saturday 26 February 2011 Marriage is under threat, we hear from some church leaders. Not by heterosexuals … Continue reading

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