Monthly Archives: April 2013

U.K. Report on ABC’s Meeting with LGBT Community

Archbishop Welby struggles to support gay equality He supports opposite-sex civil partnership “I am hopeful that in time the Archbishop will resolve his moral dilemmas and encourage the church to move closer to gay equality. He struck me as a … Continue reading

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Virgina Supreme Court Rules in Favour of TEC’s ownership of Fall Church.

VA Court Says George Washington’s church belongs to TEC The Falls Church loses in Virginia Supreme Court Mary Ann Mueller with David W. Virtue http://www.virtueonline.org April 18, 2013 The Justices of the Virginia Supreme Court bought The Episcopal Church’s hierarchal … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury to Meet with LGBT Leaders Today

Thursday, 18 April 2013 Archbishop to meet LGBT Anglicans and Peter Tatchell The Archbishop of Canterbury will have two separate meetings today relating to LGBT issues: First in the morning he will meet representatives of the LGB&T Anglican Coalition. There is information about this available … Continue reading

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Another Critique of the C. of E. Faith & Order ‘Marriage’ Statement

Where’s the good news? By Mark Vernon on Wednesday, April 10 2013, 10:41 – In the news – Permalink First thoughts on Men and Women in Marriage, a new document from the Faith and Order Commission of the Church of England. 1. The moment … Continue reading

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C. of E. Reluctant to Extend Marriage to Include Gays

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 CofE marriage report: last November’s Questions in Synod At the General Synod meeting last November, some Questions were asked about the report that has recently been published. The full transcript of Questions and Answers is available here, but … Continue reading

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N.Z. Parliament Votes For Same-Sex Marriage

Listening in to the parliamentary debate tonight, and watching the procedure on Television New Zealand, made me proud to be a person of faith, A New Zealander, and an advocate of justice for the LGBT community in our country. One … Continue reading

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Further Response to the C. of E. Faith & Order Document on Marriage

There has been a lot of response to the Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission report on Marriage. Here is one person’s response that Inclusive Church is pleased to be able to share. I am truly sorry that the … Continue reading

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“Changing Attitude’ Interviews The Revd. Steve Chalke

More rejoicing in Heaven: An Interview with Rev’d Steve Chalke Interview with The Rev’d Steve Chalke – by Keith Sharp, trustee of Changing Attitude The Rev’d Steve Chalke is a high profile evangelical Christian leader.  From his extremely successful and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis – the Sign of a New Way of Leadership in The Church

Pope Francis and the Way to Change Posted on 15 April 2013 by Sister Edith Much has been written in the last two month about the need for change in the Vatican. The consensus is not about change in doctrine, but the Vatican … Continue reading

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Droll Response to Faith & Order Statement on ‘Marriage’

Ceremony of Not Blessing Things We’d Rather Not Think About Announced by Archdruid Eileen Archdruid: Brothers and sisters, we are gathered together today not to bless something we’d rather not think about. All: And also with you. Archdruid: The thing we’d … Continue reading

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