Monthly Archives: January 2015

Pope Francis – Charity begins at the Vatican

Pope enlists volunteer barbers to give the homeless a haircut in St Peter’s Square 31 January 2015 13:30 by Hannah Roberts in Rome Pope Francis has given the go-ahead for a barber’s salon for the homeless to be installed under the … Continue reading

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The Theology of ‘Taint’ – by a Roman Catholic Priest

Tainted theology 30 January 2015 by Fr Ashley Beck On Monday, Candlemas, Revd Philip North will be consecrated as the Anglican Suffragan Bishop of Burnley, a week after the consecration of the Revd Libby Lane as Suffragan Bishop of Stockport, … Continue reading

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Christian Unity & Gender – ‘Tablet’ Editorial

From the editor’s desk – ‘The Tablet’ Christian qualities are blind to gender 29 January 2015 With the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity just past, it is timely to rejoice that relations between the two major denominations in Britain … Continue reading

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‘Inclusive Church’ Strategising Next C. of E. Elections for G.S.

Campaigning groups limber up for autumn General Synod elections  by Madeleine Davies ‘ Church Times’ – Posted: 30 Jan 2015 @ 12:13 GEOFF CRAWFORD Voting: members of the General Synod inside Church House, in Westminster, at the last group of sessions in … Continue reading

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PROMINENT PRO-LIFE CATHOLIC DEMOCRAT SWITCHES SIDES

BY PATRICIA MILLER JANUARY 28, 2015 – ‘Religion Dispatches’ – Rep. Tim Ryan, one of the most principled and prominent pro-life Democrats, announced that he has “changed his thinking on abortion” to support a pro-choice position. In an op-ed in theAkron … Continue reading

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The Religious Life at Lambeth Palace

Archbishop Justin commissions key members of Community of St Anselm Wednesday 28th January 2015 Ecumenical congregation lays hands on new Prior and Community Director during service at Lambeth Palace. Two key members of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s new community for … Continue reading

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History in the making – C.of E.’s First Woman Bishop

Libby Lane is now Bishop of Stockport Libby Lane has been consecrated as the Church of England’s first woman bishop in a service at York Minster today (Monday 26 January 2015). She was ordained as the Bishop of Stockport and … Continue reading

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