Monthly Archives: November 2015

Feast of Christ The King – Sunday 22 November

  W E E K L Y    N E W S L E T T E R   | 20th November 2015 Christ the King The feast of Christ the King was instituted in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. It is … Continue reading

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We must guard our reactions to ISIS attacks

Posted By Bp Gregory Cameron – ACNS 19 November 2015 11:17AM For the second time this year, a stricken Paris draws our compassion. No-one can remain un-shocked by the second terrorist outrage that this city has had to endure. It … Continue reading

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Pope hints at Lutherans having Catholic communion

Friday, November 20th, 2015 – ‘CATHNEWS’ Pope Francis has suggested a Lutheran spouse of a Catholic should “talk to the Lord” in discerning whether or not to receive Communion with her husband. Francis made the remark during a Q&A at … Continue reading

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Christian Aid welcomes UK decision on coal

By agency reporter –  ‘EKKLESIA’ NOVEMBER 19, 2015 Christian Aid has welcomed Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the UK will stop using coal and also notes a new OECD agreement to tighten restrictions on exports of coal technology. Responding … Continue reading

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Looking Back; the Enthronement of the ABC

Archbishop Justin Welby enthroned in Canterbury The new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby is enthroned at a service in Canterbury Cathedral attended by more than 2,000 guests. http://l.facebook.com/l/7AQFboqMj/www.channel4.com/news/archbishop-justin-welby-enthroned-in-canterbury They included the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of … Continue reading

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NZ Muslims show solidarity with French Victims

Muslim NZers stand alongside victims of Paris attacks Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 – ‘CATHNEWS’ The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand have issued a joint statement with the NZ Human Rights Commission in the wake of recent terrorist attacks … Continue reading

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Church attitude to smacking kids raised with Pope

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 – ‘CATHNEWS’ Story-Related McAleese discusses her decision to defy Church leaders Former Irish president Mary McAleese has raised the issue of the Church’s attitude to corporal punishment of children with Pope Francis. Ms McAleese’s revelation that … Continue reading

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C.of E. can legally discriminate on gay-friendly bishops

Lawful, but doleful Posted: 13 Nov 2015 @ 00:03 – ‘CHURCH TIMES’ THE guidance, made public last weekend, that the Crown Nominations Commission (CNC) can legally discriminate against a candidate for his or her views on sexuality is tortuous, and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis speaks of the need for an Inclusive Church

Pope is readying Catholic Church for the ‘change of an era’ 11 November 2015 by Christopher Lamb in Rome Pope Francis wants a Church that is merciful, compassionate and, as he explained in Florence yesterday, “to have the face of … Continue reading

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Francis outlines vision of Church unafraid of change

Friday, November 13th, 2015 –  ‘CATHNEWS’ Story-Related In Florence, Francis reboots Evangelii Gaudium Pope Francis has outlined a comprehensive vision for the future of the Church, which requires a deeply merciful Catholicism unafraid of change. Francis told a national Italian … Continue reading

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