Monthly Archives: February 2012

Covenant tastes defeat in diocesan voting

by a staff reporter – ‘Church Times’    ALMOST a quarter of C of E dioceses have now voted against the Anglican Covenant. It was debated last weekend by the diocesan synods of Leicester, Portsmouth, Salisbury, and Rochester, and rejected by … Continue reading

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SYDNEY Con-Evos Protest at Gay Appointment in Gippsland

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012 Sydney Star Observer reports of a spat between The Sydney Anglican Church League and Anglicans over the appointment of an openly gay priest Sydney Star Observer reports of an interstate spat that has erupted between Anglicans, … Continue reading

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Mr Catolick Speaks on the Inadvisability of the Anglican Covenant

I discovered just this morning an excellent video presentation, on Youtube, that would wonderfully benefit those Anglicans who are really puzzled as to what the Anglican Covenant is all about. As Mr. Catolick says, we already have a Sacred Covenant–relationship … Continue reading

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Pastoral Letter from the authentic Bishop of Harare in Zimbabwe

OPEN LETTER TO THE PARISHES IN THE DIOCESE OF HARARE (CPCA) February 2012 To all the faithful in the Diocese of Harare CPCA, Warm greetings to you all! May mercy, peace, and love be yours in abundance. We are writing … Continue reading

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Lord Carey Protests against Legalisation of Gay Marriage

Lord Carey: government does not have the right to legalise gay marriage Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey is lending his weight to a campaign against plans to legalise same-sex marriages. Lord Carey Photo: REX FEATURES 7:19AM GMT 20 Feb 2012 … Continue reading

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C.of E. Diocesan Voting on The Covenant so far – 5 For, 10 Against

Anglican Covenant debate: a shift in momentum The No Anglican Covenant Coalition has issued a news release: Momentum Shifting in Anglican Covenant Debate. (Full PDFversion is over here.) With one-third of English dioceses now having voted on the proposed Anglican Covenant, leaders of the No … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict names 22 new cardinals

Pope Benedict has inducted 22 men into the exclusive club of cardinals who will one day elect one of their own to succeed him. Among the most prominent in the group is New York‘s Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who is already … Continue reading

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Some Recent Equality Decisions and Legal Analysis some recent equality decisions and legal analysis Some Human Rights Issues and Their Outcome

The case of Bull & Bull v Hall & Preddy was decided at appeal. On 10th February 2012, the Court of Appeal upheld a Judge’s ruling that a Christian couple, Peter and Hazelmary Bull, had discriminated against Martin Hall and Steven Preddy … Continue reading

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Giles Fraser: Dispose of the messy Anglican Covenant

To date, 11 dioceses of the Church of England have voted on the Anglican Covenant. Thus far, the majority have rejected it — which more than raises the prospect that the Church of England may not support what was described … Continue reading

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Christians ‘aren’t above the law’ – Equalities Commission

Christians ‘aren’t above the law’, says equalities chief Trevor Phillips Christians who want to be exempt from equality legislation are like Muslims trying to impose sharia on Britain, Trevor Phillips, the human rights watchdog, has declared. Trevor Phillips: Religious rules … Continue reading

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