Monthly Archives: August 2013

Anglican Spirituality – Local versus Universal

The Anglican “Experiment” In his book Conflict and the Practice of Christian Faith: The Anglican Experiment, Bruce Kaye provides a fascinating account of Anglicanism that puts flesh on Archbishop Rowan Williams’s suggestive comments about the relation of Christology and locality by … Continue reading

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ACNS : Opening of Christchurch Transitional Cathedral

Home > Oceania Hundreds attend Christchurch cathedral dedication Posted on: August 16, 2013 1:26 PM Related Categories: New Zealand From Radio NZ Anglicans turned up in their hundreds on Thursday night to attend the dedication service for Christchurch‘s Transitional Cathedral. Around 600 people from … Continue reading

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‘The Tablet” : Women Deacons in the Catholic Church?

The Tablet Blog We’re centuries overdue a return to ordaining women as deacons Michael Phelan, guest contributor 16 August 2013, 9:00 When I was a young pre-Vatican II Catholic, we used to pray at the end of Mass for the … Continue reading

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Former ABC admits to letting down LGBT people

Ex-archbishop feels he may have let down LGBT people By staff writers – 15 Aug 2013 – ‘Ekklesia” The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has admitted his concerns about having let LGBT people down during his time in office. … Continue reading

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‘Church Times’ – Change in Teaching on Sexuality ?

Change in church teaching expected by Gavin Drake Posted: 16 Aug 2013 @ 12:07 – Behind closed doors: Changing Attitude says that the absolute confidentiality of their meetings enables bishops to be open and trusting THE nature of the debate on women … Continue reading

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With Mary on Ecumenism’s Trail

August 15 • Saint Mary the Virgin, Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ Review by Peter Doll These volumes on the Blessed Virgin Mary are a testament to the sea change in the understanding of Mary in the Church in the last … Continue reading

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Church in Wales to vote on women bishops

Posted on: August 15, 2013 2:58 PM Related Categories: Wales, women bishops From the Church in Wales The Church in Wales will decide next month whether or not to allow women priests to be ordained as bishops. A Bill, proposed by the … Continue reading

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S.C. Battle over Leadership of Episcopal Diocese

Court Battle Over Who Is Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina After Schism (Photo courtesy TEC in SC) The Right Reverend Charles G. vonRosenberg, bishop provisional of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, delivering an address an the annual … Continue reading

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Ugandan Primate says: “Gays do not belong in Church”

UGANDA: Gay clergy don’t belong in Anglican church, archbishop says Archbishop Stanley Ntagali said this at a press conference held at his residence on Namirembe Hill on Tuesday THE DAILY MONITOR http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/ August 13 2013 Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, the Church … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe Anglican Church in Danger – Again!

Churches feel vulnerable after Mugabe re-election Posted on: August 12, 2013 11:57 AM In December Zimbabwe‘s Anglicans celebrated reclaiming their church, but may once again face persecution by a renegade bishop Photo Credit: ACNS Related Categories: Central Africa, persecution, Zimbabwe By Robert Marquand, Christian … Continue reading

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