Monthly Archives: August 2015

Typing in tongues?

Jumble sales of the apocalypse: Typing in tongues Simon Jenkins experiments in typing in tongues Having a spare moment in the passenger seat of a car recently, I got ordained on my iPhone. Thanks to the Universal Life Church (motto: … Continue reading

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‘Tablet’ urges Gospel Treatment of Gay Issues

Gospels must point way on gay issues – ‘The Tablet’ 30 July 2015 Can Pope Francis hold the Catholic Church together on the issue of homosexuality? A group of leading African bishops has already begun to organise itself to fight … Continue reading

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Sacred Space – for liturgical action and renewal.

On sacred space and God’s presence Posted By The Revd Kyle Norman 25 August 2015 10:16AM 1 Comment What is your understanding of sacred space? Is it merely a spot conducive to relaxation and rest? Is the sacredness of a … Continue reading

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GAFCON Supporter Chosen as Bishop for South Sydney

Scholar bishop chosen for South Sydney 24th Aug 2015 Russell Powell The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has announced he has chosen the Rev Michael Stead to be the next Bishop of South Sydney. He will replace Bishop Robert … Continue reading

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Anglican Church of Canada – Indigenous Province.

Historic move towards Indigenous province within Anglican Church of Canada Posted on: August 24, 2015 9:46 AM Bishop Lydia Mamakwa (foreground, right) speaks before the planting of a symbolic evergreen tree at the end of the 2015 Sacred Circle, as … Continue reading

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Pride and Progression of LGBTIQ Rights

  Article in Herald: I’ll march with Pride – but… by Kelvin Holdsworth – Friday, 21 August, 2015 I’ve got an article in The Herald newspaper this morning ahead of tomorrow’s Pride March in Glasgow. This is what it says: Agenda: I’ll … Continue reading

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The Story of a Reader’s PTO Withdrawn by the ABY

Another P.T.O. revoked… Lucy Gorman, August 10th, 2015 28 Comments What an intriguing dynamic, that as I begin to pick up the reins as Coordinator of CA that I should find myself placed in an impossible situation by the Church … Continue reading

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New Life in the Church?

Could Spring be on the way? The eternal curiosity of the young! Here is today’s picture of our grandchild, William, searching for more early buds on the limbs of our magnolia in the back garden. He is just amazed at … Continue reading

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TOWARD A MORE INCLUSIVE ISLAM

  5223 An item in this week’s LGBT Global Roundup about the struggle to recognize marginalized pro-LGBT voices in the Arab world, reminds us that while religious voices are typically the loudest in denying human dignity, religions are not homogeneous. Here in … Continue reading

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Lord Carey Approves of ‘Assisted Dying’.

Assisted dying would be ‘profoundly Christian and moral’ – former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey dismisses ‘pain is noble’ claim as Church of England brands assisted dying criminally naive Lord Carey Photo: Andrew Crowley/The Telegraph By John Bingham, Religious Affairs Editor … Continue reading

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