Monthly Archives: March 2012

Church Historian’s View of Covenant rejection in the Church of England

The No Anglican Covenant Coalition issued this press release. The Guardian has published this article by Diarmaid MacCulloch The Anglican church can start afresh. The recent vote against the Anglican covenant is hugely significant. But are the bishops ready to listen? …So now Anglicanism needs to move forward … Continue reading

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FULCRUM’s Con/Evo Take on the Failure of The Covenant in the C.of E.

The Anglican Communion Covenant and the Church of England: Ramifications by Andrew Goddard It is now clear that less than half the dioceses of the Church of England will agree, in both their house of clergy and house of laity, … Continue reading

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What will the C.of E.’s rejection of the Covenant mean for Scotland?

No to the Covenant from the Church of Englandshire! Posted: 24 Mar 2012 11:53 AM PDT I must admit to be rejoicing greatly at the news that a majority of dioceses in England have now voted against the Anglican Covenant. … Continue reading

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BBC Report on Failure of The Covenant in the C.of E. dioceses

Half of the Church of England’s dioceses reject unity covenant Outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said the covenant was about accountability Continue reading the main story Related Stories Church unity plan a step closer The end of the ‘Williams … Continue reading

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15 reasons Why Someone Left The Church & Restoration

15 Reasons I Left Church 787 Comments Eight million twenty-somethings have left the church, and it seems like everyone is trying to figure out why. Last week, Christian Piatt offered seven reasons here, and four more reasons here. David Kinnaman recently authored … Continue reading

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COVENANT Voting in C.of E. Dioceses on Saturday

Anglican Covenant: six more Diocesan Synods This Saturday six more diocesan synods voted on the Anglican Covenant motion: Blackburn, Exeter, Guildford, Lincoln, Oxford and Peterborough. Three Synods voted against (Guildford, Lincoln and Oxford) and three in favour (Blackburn, Exeter and … Continue reading

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COVENANT Failure in the Church of England Dioceses

The Secretary General on the Anglican Communion Covenant   Posted On : March 24, 2012 3:58 PM | Posted By : Admin ACO ACNS: http://www.anglicancommunion.org/acns/news.cfm/2012/3/24/ACNS5076 Related Categories: ACO In the light of today’s news about the decisions of the dioceses … Continue reading

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2 New Bishops Consecrated in Southwark Cathedral, London

Consecration of the Bishops of Croydon and Woolwich Thomas Cranmer 2012 Southwark Cathedral Sermon by The Dean of Southwark Lections: Isaiah 43. 1-3a; 2 Timothy 2. 8-15; John 10. 11-15 So where are you planning to go for your summer … Continue reading

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North Carolina Clergy Against LGBT Discrimination

Here is the statement from Clergy for Equality: Statement of NC Clergy and Faith Leaders Against the Anti-LGBT Constitutional AmendmentAs people of faith, clergy and leaders in our faith traditions, we are mandated by God to demonstrate and protect love in … Continue reading

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Gay Catholics are called to life-long friendship – R.C. Archbishop

The Tablet Blog We need Gay Masses beyond Soho Elena Curti 20 March 2012, 9:00 Gay Catholics are called to life-long friendship, the Archbishop of Westminster told BBC2’s Newsnight programme last week. It was as far as Archbishop Vincent Nichols was prepared … Continue reading

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