Monthly Archives: December 2013

Anglican Communion must challenge Homophobia

Stark choices face the Primates and Bishops of the Anglican Communion in 2014 Colin Coward, December 30th, 2013 Be As a poisoned Christmas present to the people of Uganda, the Ugandan parliament, at a non-quorate session, passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in the … Continue reading

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Fr.Giles Fraser: Can you be too religious?

Can you be too religious? When considering this question, note that Jesus himself was hostile to religiosity – and that fundamentalists suffer from a lack of faith.l Giles Fraser – theguardian.com, Tuesday 24 December 2013 An Egyptian Muslim cries during evening prayers, … Continue reading

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Anti-homosexuality legislation in Nigeria and Uganda

This roundup from Religion Dispatches summarises the situation: Nigeria and Uganda: Harsh Anti-Gay Legislation Passes Harsh anti-gay laws that had been pending for years in both Nigeria and Uganda received legislative approval. The Nigerian bill is called the Anti Same-Sex Marriage bill, but it … Continue reading

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Ugandan Anglican Bishops Support Anti-Gay Bill

Ugandan Anglican bishop praises anti-gay law UPDATED: Gays and lesbians afraid in Uganda. Members of Uganda’s lesbian and gay community fear they’ll be persecuted even more than they are, as Arwa Damon reports.   Depressing news from Uganda, Bishop Luwalira … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury on the Middle East

Shepherd watches his flocks in Middle East Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 00:24 Share on facebookShare on wordpressShare on bloggerShare on twitterMore Sharing Services10 Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent quizzes the Archbishop of Canterbury on Western inactivity in the face of … Continue reading

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Pope reaches out to atheists

PHILIP PULLELLA – Reuters Reuters Pope Francis, delivering his first Christmas message, urges atheists to unite with believers to end wars “shattering” countless lives around the globe. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Pope Francis, celebrating his first Christmas as Roman Catholic leader, … Continue reading

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‘The Guardian’ – Fr. Giles Fraser on The Incarnation

The Bethlehem story takes us deeper into what it means to be human It is the ordinary, human state of baby Jesus that brings home the idea that Christianity is about humanism Share129 Email Giles Fraser – The Guardian, Friday 20 December 2013 19.30 GMT … Continue reading

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