Monthly Archives: March 2014

Weapons into Ploughshares – Bp. Dinis Sengulane

Anglican Communion’s long-serving bishop retires – Posted on: March 25, 2014 The Rt. Rev. Dinis Sengulane Anglican Communion’s long-serving bishop retires Posted on: March 25, 2014 4:44 PM The Rt. Rev. Dinis Sengulane Photo Credit: ENS Related Categories: Bp Sengulane, Mozambique, Southern Africa [ENS … Continue reading

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Disabled Church – Disabled Society: New Hope!

EDINBURGH, CARDIFF & LONDON, March 24th, 2014: In a landmark lecture at Swansea University this week, a leading Welsh historian and theologian will argue that our thinking about welfare and economics needs to be turned upside down through engagement with … Continue reading

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The Anglican Communion Hasn’t Failed

Recently, Church of England priest and Guardian columnist Giles Fraser wrote about the advent of equal marriage in England and Wales and what it means for the Church of England. He touches on the historically revisionist pastoral letter from the House of Bishops, … Continue reading

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London Parish petitions its Bishop re S/S relationships

East Barnet PCC writes to the Bishop of St Albans Here is the full text of the letter mentioned in a news item in the Church Times today. That news item, North-London PCC votes against Bishops’ same-sex marriage guidance, is available only to subscribers. To … Continue reading

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C.of E. Clergy being quizzed about Same-Sex Relationships

Bishops start quizzing their clergy by Madeleine Davies – ‘Church Times’ – Posted: 21 Mar 2014 @ 12:25 ST LUKE IN THE CITY Rainbows: clerics at St Bride’s, Liverpool, show support for LGBT Christians by wearing colourful collars as part of an Inclusive … Continue reading

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R.C. Bishop Proposes Sanctions for Catholic M.P.s

Nourishment not punishment 20 March 2014 Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth has argued that Catholic parliamentarians who voted in favour of gay marriage should be barred from receiving Holy Communion. He has called for the issue to be debated by … Continue reading

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Sex, Marriage and Same-Sex Marriage

Sex and Marriage Christianity,  feminism, marriage and same sex marriage Let me say something blatantly obvious. So obvious it shouldn’t really need pointing out: but something I have not heard anyone say out loud in this whole marriage fiasco that … Continue reading

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U.K. Survey: Public Opinion & Same-Sex Marriage

Public Opinion and Same-Sex Marriage –  Professor John Curtice Posted: 18 Mar 2014 09:16 AM PDT A while ago we had a real treat at St Mary’s. Prof John Curtice gave a talk about public opinion and same-sex marriage. It … Continue reading

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“Pray for your enemies” – Love overcoming Hate

For the last few years, the Westboro Baptist Church has become famous for picketing funerals and spreading a message of offensive hatred. There can be few who haven’t seen the “God Hates Fags” posters. When they first appeared, it seemed … Continue reading

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