Monthly Archives: July 2011

DIVORCE – not allowed to Jerusalem Anglicans

Divorce in Jerusalem: Anglicans must convert first Jill Hamilton writes in the Guardian today, Christians in the Holy Land shouldn’t have to convert to Islam to get divorced. “We cannot wait for politicians to sort things out, we have got … Continue reading

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HOMOPHOBIA – alive and well in the A.C.of Ghana

Ghana: Anglican support for homophobia There are disturbing reports of Christian, and in particular of Anglican, support for attacks on homosexual people in Ghana. Independent Alex Duval Smith Ghana official calls for effort to ‘round up’ suspected gays In a … Continue reading

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AFFIRMING CATHOLICISM – New President

New President appointed The Board of Affirming Catholicism is very pleased to announce the appointment of a new President, The Rt Revd Michael Perham, Bishop of Gloucester, in succession to Bishop David Stancliffe.   Bishop Michael comments: “I have accepted with … Continue reading

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‘NO ANGLICAN COVENANT’ – statement

Updates The Coalition has released its own one-page summary of the Covenant that explains what it is, where it came from, and what its adoption could bring about. More information about “A Short Introduction to the Anglican Covenant” can be … Continue reading

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YORK General Synod – Williams & Matthews

Rowan Williams often gets a rough ride in the press and is certainly not universally understood in the parish. Neither has he always got it right. Indeed the way he succumbed to pressure and asked his friend Jeffrey John to … Continue reading

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Further News on the A.M.i.E.

Richard Perkins, of Christ Church Balham has written at The Urban Pastor about AMiE. This article reflects on a BBC radio interview from last week. Robert Piggott, the BBC Religious Correspondent, got it about right on Saturday on Radio 4. … Continue reading

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Update on the Anglican Mission in England

Richard Coekin has written a long article, titled We rejoice in the emergence of the ANGLICAN MISSION IN ENGLAND. In this piece he explains in detail about the purpose of AMiE and why it was/is unhappy with both the previous … Continue reading

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