Monthly Archives: August 2012

8 ways to keep young adults out of your church

One of the first books I read when I started doing some part-time study at Durham University three years ago was Don Tapscott‘s Grown up digital (New York: McGraw Hill, 2009). For some reason I keep coming back to it. Perhaps that’s … Continue reading

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Giles Fraser: The danger of being respectable

  Posted: 17 Aug 2012 @ 00:38 by Giles Fraser Judging from the number of phone calls I have had recently, the academics are beginning to get their teeth into the Occupy protests. Mostly, they ask the same things, and get … Continue reading

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My gay son has been let down by the (R.C.) Church

  The Tablet Blog My gay son has been let down by the Church Sue Smy, guest contributor 16 August 2012, 9:00 I have a gay son. He was able to tell me this around the age of 16. Perhaps … Continue reading

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British M.P.s Offer Papers on ‘Gay Civil Marriage’ Proposal

  John Howell MP has written a paper on Gay Civil Marriage. He says: I have had a number of e mails over the past weeks both from those who support gay civil marriage and those who oppose it. Many of the … Continue reading

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Jeffrey John’s Book re-issued – with updated information

  As Inclusive Church prepares to mark it’s 10th anniversary in 2013, how appropriate it is to have a re-issue of this important book. From the Press Release: It is no less than a tragedy for Christianity … that since … … Continue reading

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Episcopal Congregation offers Hospitality to stricken Muslims

  St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Hosts Iftar Dinner For Islamic Society of Joplin Whose Mosque Was Burned In Fire AP  | Huffpost Posted: 08/08/2012 5:57 pm Updated: 08/08/2012 5:57 pm Islamic Society of Joplin’s Mosque was burned, so local churches will host an Iftar … Continue reading

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Jeffrey John believes that the church has failed gay people

  The Anglican church is on a path to acceptance of gay marriage. What a shame such disunity has to be caused along the way  Jeffrey John guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 14 August 2012 19.05 BST ‘Most recently, the bishops have set themselves … Continue reading

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Bishop of Mombasa refutes charge of homophobic attitude

Neema Metropolitan Community Church holds an LGBTI Empowerment Seminar with Mombasa Anglican Bishop, Julius Kalu Colin Coward, August 13th, 2012   Rt Revd Julius Kalu, Bishop of Mombasa The Revd Michael Kimindu wears several hats! He is the Director of Other … Continue reading

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The Pope drops Catholic ban on condoms in historic shift

  The Pope has signalled a historic shift in the position of the Roman Catholic Church by saying condoms can be morally justified. By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, Religious Affairs Correspondent The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ August 12, 2012 After decades of fierce opposition … Continue reading

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US Roman Catholic Sisters Resist Takeover Tactic

LCWR will continue dialogue, but not compromise mission Aug. 10, 2012 By Joshua J. McElwee Franciscan Sister Pat Farrell, center, president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, addresses a press conference near the end of the group’s annual assembly Aug. … Continue reading

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