Monthly Archives: September 2015

Vatican Disputes White House Guest List for Papal Visit

Invitations to transgender activists, first openly gay U.S. Episcopal bishop and activist nun to White House event prompt pushback ENLARGE Retired Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, who is gay, was invited to a White House welcoming event for the pope. PHOTO: … Continue reading

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Anglican Church of Canada’s Report of Marriage Canon

Canadian Church report on Marriage Canon is published Message from the Primate on the Report of The Commission on The Marriage Canon BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 Dear Friends in Christ, Today the Council of … Continue reading

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More responses to the primates gathering announcement

The GAFCON Primates Council Chairman, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, Primate of Kenya, has published his September Pastoral Letter. The full text is here. In it he says: …Real discipleship will be marked by sacrifice and by love for Jesus Christ, and … Continue reading

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FULCRUM Comments on ‘Communion to Federation’ for Anglicans

From Communion to…..Federation ? by Andrew Goddard on September 20, 2015 in Articles 0 The important announcement this last week by Archbishop Justin that he is inviting Anglican Communion Primates to attend a meeting in Canterbury next January (and, controversially, … Continue reading

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Archbishop David Moxon reports on A.C.

Anglican Communion not terminal, just in need of attention 18 September 2015 by Archbishop David Moxon Nobody with an interest in Christianity in the 21st century can have missed the recent challenges of the Anglican Communion. As a Primate who … Continue reading

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‘The Tablet’ Reports on ABC’s Invitation to Anglican Primates

Welby sets up global Anglican meeting to avoid split 16 September 2015 16:46 by Sean Smith The Archbishop of Canterbury has invited the heads of all the other Anglican churches to a summit meeting in Canterbury in January in what appears … Continue reading

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Church of Wales – Secret Ballot for S/S Unions

Church in Wales votes narrowly in favour of same sex marriage The Governing Body of the Church in Wales met this week and voted on the subject of same sex marriages. As theChurch Times reports: Archbishop Morgan cautious after majority … Continue reading

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An Evangelical assessment of ‘Greenbelt & Fr. Giles Fraser

I spent the last weekend at the Greenbelt festival. It probably wouldn’t be my first choice of Christian festival to go to – I was there for work. I had heard how wacky and liberal a place it was, and … Continue reading

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Sarah Posner – Poster Girl for the U.S. Religious Right

BY SARAH POSNER SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 – ‘Religion Dispatches’ WHY KIM DAVIS HAS MISSED HER MOMENT Years ago, I remember Christian right leaders fretting about pastors going to jail if they expressed their anti-gay views; when that didn’t come to … Continue reading

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‘Church Times’ on the Syrian Crisis

Powers fail to agree a solution to Syria crisis  by Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent – ‘CHURCH TIMES’ Posted: 11 Sep 2015 @ 12:04 PA Grim reaper: an unmanned RAF Reaper drone killed two British citizens fighting for Islamic State in … Continue reading

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