Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bob Jones’ Apology for ‘Stone The Gays’ Remark

FORGIVE AND FORGET AFTER BOB JONES’ “STONE THE GAYS” APOLOGY? At Religion News Service, Kevin Eckstrom reports on a rather unexpected, much belated apology. In 1980, during a visit to the White House, former Bob Jones University president Bob Jones … Continue reading

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Second* Woman Diocesan Anglican Bishop in Australia

“CHALLENGING, a bit terrifying, but also really exciting” that’s how Gippsland’s newly ordained Anglican Bishop Kay Goldsworthy describes the job in front of her. Bishop Goldsworthy was officially installed into her new role as the head of the Gippsland diocese … Continue reading

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‘Taonga’ article on the future of Christchurch Cathedral

Christchurch cathedral deadlock broken? Bishop Victoria Matthews is commending a scheme by Sir Miles Warren as a possible way to break the deadlock over the city’s ravaged cathedral. 3 / 4 TAONGA NEWS   |  18 MAR 2015  | MORE … Continue reading

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What will the Church do about ‘Same-Sex Marriage’?

In the next couple of weeks I will have the real joy and privilege of sitting down with a couple of young women who are planning their marriage later this year. The excitement is palpable, and I am very happy … Continue reading

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Malaysian Government bans use of ‘Allah’ in Christian Bibles

Malaysia’s High Court backs a ban on using the word Allah in Bibles Author: Hazel Southam, 24 June 2014 Malaysia’s High Court has this week dismissed an attempt by Christians for the right to use the word Allah. People of … Continue reading

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Con/Evos decry openness to Muslims in Southwark Church

Welcoming Muslims into church by Kelvin There’s currently a bit of a fuss going on in London because a vicar invited a group to have Muslim prayers inside his church. This is a fuss blown out of all proportion. What the … Continue reading

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Young Ordinands for the Church of England

England: Young priests represent a quarter of new clergy Posted on: March 12, 2015 4:09 PM Related Categories: Abp Sentamu, England, ordinands, young adults From the Church of England Latest statistics released by the Church of England show that the … Continue reading

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Pope’s Year of Jubilee – to feature God’s Mercy & Love

Pope Francis announces Jubilee Year of mercy to celebrate God’s forgiveness. 13 March 2015 17:45 by Christopher Lamb – ‘The TABLET’-  Marking the second year of his pontificate, Pope Francis today announced a Jubilee Year of mercy in order to celebrate God’s … Continue reading

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A Rocky Start to ‘Conversations on Sexuality’ in the C. of E.

Church of England Evangelical Council Consultation on Scripture and Sexuality Colin Coward, March 1st, 2015 Be I had received an invitation to take part if this Consultation some and had said yes. When I received a copy of Dr Martin … Continue reading

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Progress in Rio Grande Episcopal Diocese of TEC

Rio Grande Episcopal diocese sees ‘change of identity’ ABQnews Seeker From the newspaper By Olivier Uyttebrouck / Journal Staff Writer PUBLISHED: Monday, March 9, 2015 at 12:02 am At the time of her 2008 visit to Albuquerque, Episcopal Church Presiding … Continue reading

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