Monthly Archives: January 2013

Blackburn Clergy ask for ‘pro-Women Clergy’ Bishop

Lancaster Priory Seal Tuesday, 22 January 2013 Diocese of Blackburn clergy write to the Archbishop of York The following press release has been received: 22 January 2013 MEDIA RELEASE: Lancashire clergy write to the Archbishop of York Over fifty clergy … Continue reading

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OBAMA Affirms the movement towards Gay Rights in the U.S.

Obama’s second inauguration: ‘We are made for this moment’ • President vows to reclaim the spirit of founding fathers • Gay rights, climate change and immigration mentioned • Crowd of about half a million watches Washington swearing-in Ewen MacAskill in Washington … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage would spark Crime Spree in N.Z. ?

McVicar stands by claim over gay bill By Rebecca Quilliam 5:30 AM Monday Jan 21, 201   McVicar said his submission was personal and not on behalf of the trust. Photo / Steven McNicholl Sensible Sentencing Trust spokesman Garth McVicar is standing … Continue reading

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Christianity & Religion as Subjects in Schools

Beyond Belief By Paul Lay | Posted 7th January 2013, 16:39 CHRISTIANITY RELIGION Defining moment: St Paul’s conversion depicted in the Sacred Conversation by Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1479.Researchers from Oxford University’s Department of Education are currently engaged in a project to support the teaching … Continue reading

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The Gospel Initiative – Where the Rubber Hits the Road

A chance to witness to the vision by Giles Fraser Posted: 18 Jan 2013 @ 12:15 from the ‘Church Times‘ As we sat down for coffee after our guests had departed, we all agreed about one thing. It had been so much … Continue reading

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Another Evangelical View Affirming Women Bishops

Women Bishops: An Ordinary Radical Event by Jody Stowell (Co-published with the Church Times, this extended version can be found here and  at www.jodystowell.com) I believe that the case for women and men working alongside each other in the Episcopate is an … Continue reading

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“Tablet’ Editorial on Human Rights as consistent with the Gospel

From the editor’s desk Human rights, common sense 19 January 2013 David Cameron has a responsibility to make the fears of a thousand Catholic priests look far-fetched. He has to ensure that any law recognising gay marriage will not, as … Continue reading

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Why Evangelical History Supports Women Bishops

by John Watson Most people would nod approvingly to that well known phrase “if you forget your history you are doomed to repeat it” but this is not the case for Conservative Evangelical’s who have forgotten the history of women … Continue reading

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Should Churches use e-mail, or indeed, blogging?

Posted: 17 Jan 2013 12:17 AM PST – (from “Whats’ in Kelvin’s Head’) Yesterday’s post about the internet and what we can learn from the demise of HMV didn’t raise that many comments but it certainly did the rounds, being … Continue reading

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2 Candidates for Bishop of the Anglican Church of Bermuda

Candidates for Anglican Bishop issue messages of unity By Owain Johnston-Barnes Published Jan 15, 2013 at 8:00 am (Updated Jan 14, 2013 at 11:35 pm) Two men vying for the position of Bishop of the Anglican Church of Bermuda last night … Continue reading

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