Monthly Archives: July 2014

Commonwealth Challenged on Human Rights Record

Peter Tatchell Human Rights Lecture Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell visited St Mary’s on 19 and 20 July 2014. He give a lecture on Human Rights and the Commonwealth in the week before the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow. The … Continue reading

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Dean Lynda Patterson – Loss of a Taonga in ACANZP

Christchurch mourns the loss of Dean Lynda Patterson Christchurch is grieving over the loss of Dean Lynda Patterson, who died at home after a brief illness. • Peter Beck:’The city has lost a taonga’    TAONGA NEWS   |  20 JUL 2014  | … Continue reading

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Sydney Influence in Australian General Synod

Conservative Anglicans have women priests in their sights Date July 16, 2014 – Muriel Porter Following decades of heated dispute, the Church of England has finally agreed to appoint women bishops. The decision, by massive majorities in its General Synod, needs … Continue reading

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R.C. ‘Tablet’ Article on C.of E, General Synod

Women bishops obstacle on the path to unity 14 July 2014 18:29 by Ruth Gledhill, Liz Dodd The Church of England’s decision to consecrate women as bishops marked a “difficult moment” that will “sadly” harm relations with the Catholic Church, the archbishop responsible … Continue reading

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‘Chaos Rhetoric’ – Tool of the Religious Right in the U.S.

  HOW CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIAN WOMEN CAME TO CLAIM “TRUE” FEMINISM     Title:Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics of Concerned Women for AmericaAuthor:Leslie Dorrough SmithPublisher:Oxford University PressRelease Date:April, 2014 Concerned Women for America (CWA) was founded in 1979 by … Continue reading

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An American Episcopalian View of C.of E. & Women Bishops

Women bishops? How American Episcopalians view Church of England vote. (+video)  The Church of England voted to allow women bishops Monday, and American Episcopalians feel like trailblazers. In 1989, the diocese of Massachusetts was the first in the history of … Continue reading

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Delay in Women Bishops Was a Blessing ?

Women bishops: delaying this historic vote was a blessing in disguise Today, in a historic victory, the General Synod of the Church of England has paved the way for women bishops. About time, says chaplain Jemima Thackray, who once opposed … Continue reading

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Rowan Williams – Man of Prayer

Rowan Williams: how Buddhism helps me pray Former Archbishop of Canterbury reveals intense daily meditation ritual influenced by Buddhism and Orthodox mysticism Rowan Williams: ‘There was a foolish, vain part of me which said, “Ooh, an important job, how nice”‘ Photo: … Continue reading

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C. of E. General Synod Welcomes Women Bishops Legislation

Jubilation as Church of England’s synod votes to allow female bishops Anglican lay members vote by three to one to back historic move with even larger majorities among bishops and clergy Andrew Brown – The Guardian, Monday 14 July 2014 Clerics at the … Continue reading

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‘YES’ Vote for C. of E. Women Bishops – Deo Gratias!

Church of England says yes to women bishops Posted on: July 14, 2014 4:12 PM The Revd Rosemarie Mallett celebrates after the historic vote Photo Credit: Church of England Related Categories: England, women bishops By ACNS staff Women can now become bishops … Continue reading

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