Monthly Archives: March 2016

South African Foundation promotes LGBT Rights

South Africa: Foundation Promotes Affirming Religious Voices, Official Urges African Countries to Protect LGBT Rights The Other Foundation, which advances LGBT human rights in southern Africa, is planning a meeting with religious leaders to discuss homophobia. Shekeshe Mokgosi, the foundation’s … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Message of Mercy over Judgement

Francis marks third anniversary as pope with message of mercy Tuesday, March 15th,  (CATHNEWS. NZ) 2016 Pope Francis marked his third day as pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church by distributing 40,000 copies of the Gospel of Luke in St. Peter’s … Continue reading

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ACANZP – An Improved ‘Way Forward’ ?

An Improved Way Forward? Posted on March 15, 2016 by Bosco Peters • 2 Comments I think that the proposed way forward, in The Report (download PDF) to bless committed same-sex couples in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand … Continue reading

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ACC 16 – Programme now published

Programme published for Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka See this press release from the Anglican Communion Office: Draft programme for Anglican Consultative Council meeting published. [ACNS] Anglican Bishops, priests and laity from across the world will gather in Lusaka next … Continue reading

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Come and have breakfast

In the debates over the place of same-sex people in the church, I’m a chicken. Source: Come and have breakfast ———————————————————————- For those of you really interested in the outcome of the Church of England’s ‘Shared Conversations on Human Sexuality; … Continue reading

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Shared Conversations come to an end

by Madeleine Davies – CHURCH TIMES – Posted: 11 Mar 2016  A YEAR of shared conversations on sexuality, held across the Church of England, and involving more than 700 people, concluded this week. The next conversations will take place at the York … Continue reading

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Canadian G.S. Meeting partly ‘in camera’

CoGS chooses to conduct afternoon business in camera A resolution passed by the members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) to conduct part of their business on the first day of their meeting in camera. This meeting of CoGS … Continue reading

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The One I Love…

by Jayne Ozanne, a Reflection for St Valentine’s Day As with many meaningful relationships it took a while to fall in love with my Beloved.  I suppose the early heady days of euphoria needed … Source: The One I Love…

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‘Saving Alex’ – a Mormon Same-Sex Story

A STORY IN WHICH THE GAY MORMON DOES NOT DIE When 15-year-old Alex Cooper came out to her devout Mormon family, they drove her from the family home in a Southern California suburb to an unlicensed in-home treatment program whose … Continue reading

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ACC : Draft Agenda for April Meeting

Draft programme for Anglican Consultative Council meeting published Posted on: March 7, 2016 11:23 AM Related Categories: ACC, ACC16, Anglican Communion, Global, Lusaka [ACNS] Anglican Bishops, priests and laity from across the world will gather in Lusaka next month for … Continue reading

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