Monthly Archives: May 2015

Church of Scotland’s Historic Vote for Partnered Same-Sex Clergy

Church of Scotland plan for gay ministers offers possible ‘template’ for Anglicans Church of England liberals hail Scottish ‘opt-out’ idea as possible breakthrough for divisions over homosexuality General Assembly of The Church of Scotland Photo: Andrew O’Brien By John Bingham, Religious … Continue reading

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++Rowan Preaches Ascension-tide Sermon at The Abbey

The Bishops of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich and of Hertford were consecrated at Westminster Abbey on Ascension Day. Rowan Williams preached the sermon. ______________________________________________________________ Thanks to ‘Thinking Anglicans’ web-site for this delightful Ascension Day Sermon by former Archbishop of Canterbury, … Continue reading

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Conditions for Baptism of S/S Couples’ Children

Would You Baptize the Adopted Child of a Same Sex Couple? Question: “Would you baptize the adopted child of a same-sex couple?” Answer: Sure. Of course before the baptism the couple would need to assure me that they are able … Continue reading

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Ascensiontide – 2015 – A Reflection

An ASCENSION REFLECTION –  SMAA Christchurch – 17 May 2015 –  (Father Ron Smith) St John’s Gospel tells us that, in the Upper Room on Resurrection Day, Jesus had virtually ordained the male disciples for their mission, when he called … Continue reading

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A New Jerusalem Statement – Towards Anglican Unity in Mission

You are viewing: Home » News » Link Bishops commit to partnership in the Gospel Link Bishops commit to partnership in the Gospel last updated on: 5th May 2015 Anglican Links Bishops commit to developing partnership in the Gospel Between … Continue reading

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‘Irish Times’ – Same-Sex Marriage: Civil & Religious

Same-sex marriage: Why are faith groups so concerned about civil legislation? ‘Adam and Eve is often treated as providing the Biblical standard of marriage. But the Bible offers many different models of marriage, including marriages with and without children’ ‘In … Continue reading

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R.C. Archbishop of Dublin : “Cherish Gay Relationships”.

Dublin’s Archbishop Martin: cherish gay relationships but reserve marriage for heterosexual couples  – ‘THE TABLET’ – 06 May 2015 The Archbishop of Dublin set out his vision for an “ethic of equality” in which gay people and their relationships are … Continue reading

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ARCIC IV Meeting in Toronto, Canada in 2016

Anglican-Catholic Commission to hold next year’s meeting in Canada Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham, Bernard Longley and Anglican Archbishop David Moxon, co-presidents on ARCIC III greet Pope Francis at an audience in the Vatican – ANSA 06/05/2015 15:42 (Vatican Radio) The … Continue reading

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Interview with the New Nigerian ACC Secretary-General;

An interview with Archbishop Idowu-Fearon May 5, 2015 / 7 Comments The Nigeria Guardian has an extensive interview with the Most Rev Josiah Idowu-Fearon about his appointment as Secretary General of the Anglican Consultative Council. Idowu-Fearon describes the structure of … Continue reading

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Black Contender for Presiding Bishop in TEC

N.C. Local bishop could lead the Episcopal Church Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.    Posted on May 1, 2015 – by Nancy McLaughlin GREENSBORO — Michael Curry’s father loved to tell the story of what caused him … Continue reading

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