Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Christian ethos strengthens our nation (The Guardian)

Religion shaped the modern British state, and this Government is proud to ‘do God’ The wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Westminster Abbey, April 2011: Christian Churches have a unique position in British society Photo: PA By Eric Pickles … Continue reading

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‘The Tablet’ – Rome’s Clumsy Intervention

From the editor’s desk Rome’s clumsy intervention 15 September 2012 It is rare for Catholic bishops in England and Wales to interfere with an individual Catholic’s freedom of speech. But that appears to be what has happened to Professor Tina … Continue reading

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U.K. Bishops accept new version of amendment to Women Bishops Measure

Bishops look to woman priest to salvage women-bishops legislation by Paul Handley –  ‘Church Times‘ (Posted: 13 Sep 2012 @ 12:37) The Revd Janet Appleby THE House of Bishops, meeting this week to rescue the women-bishops legislation, has adopted an amendment suggested by … Continue reading

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SYDNEY: Anglican archbishop claims feminism has set men back

  Jodie Speers 7News Sydney http://au.news.yahoo.com/nsw/latest/a/-/latest/14832081/claims-feminism-has-set-men-back/ September 12, 2012 Outspoken Anglican Archbishop Peter Jensen has made more controversial comments; this time blaming feminism for boys not doing well at school. He also says women who think they’re equal to men … Continue reading

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Julian Mann’s fear of persecution of British Christians by the Government

  UK Deputy PM’S ‘B’ Word Spells Trouble For British Christians By Julian Mann Special to Virtueonline http://www.virtueonline.org Sept. 12, 2012 In using the ‘B’ word against opponents of same-sex marriage, the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the … Continue reading

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Catholic Care’s 4th Appeal to discriminate against Adoption by S.S. Couples

  Catholic Care and adoption by same-sex couples – the story continues Posted on 12/09/2012 by Frank Cranmer   Third Sector Online reports  that the latest appeal in the interminable saga of Catholic Care is being heard in the Upper Tribunal. Catholic Care refuses as a matter … Continue reading

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Church of England – Women Bishops: Draft Legislation

Women Bishops: Draft Legislation The final text of the controversial clause 5(1)(c) to be presented to General Synod in November has been agreed by the House of Bishops; it is given towards the end of the press release reproduced below. NEWS from the … Continue reading

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Anti-TEC defence of South Carolina Cathedral’s rebuff to TEC

  Tempest in a Teapot in South Carolina Last Sunday, the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul in Charleston, South Carolina, held a parish meeting. The meeting had been duly noticed and announced, both by email sent to … Continue reading

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Will Cardinal Martini be the last of the liberals?

  September 11, 2012 at 11:40 pm (SILENT VOICE)  With Cardinal Martini’s passing, there are fears that liberal elements of the Church will no longer have a voice in the Vatican. Posted on September 10, 2012, 1:37 PM Vatican City:With … Continue reading

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REFORM writes to House of Bishops S.C. on ‘Women Bishops’

  Reform responds to House of Bishops Standing Committee REFORM has replied to GS Misc 1033 with the following letter: Rod Thomas wrote to William Fittall, General Secretary of General Synod RESPONSE BY REFORM TO SECRETARY GENERAL ON GS MISC 1033 Dear William, In GS Misc 1033, you sought … Continue reading

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