Monthly Archives: June 2016

Orlando, hate-stirring and compromise

By Savi Hensman – ‘Ekklesia’ JUNE 13, 2016 Fifty people were killed in a shooting in a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) nightclub in Orlando, Florida yesterday (12 June 2016). Many others were injured at the Pulse club. The … Continue reading

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Orlando’s Lesson re homophobia

Ronnie, The last 36 hours have been tough. 49 of our brothers and sisters were executed in cold blood at a gay club in Orlando, Florida in the early hours of Sunday morning. Many more have been horribly injured, some … Continue reading

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Having a Difficult Conversation

by the Rev Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor of Canterbury Once in a while everyone has to have a difficult conversation. The work colleague who isn’t too keen on personal hygiene; someone you manage … Source: Having a Difficult Conversation

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SEC – first steps to Same-Sex Marriage

Home > Europe & Middle East Scottish Episcopal Church takes first step towards same sex marriage Posted on: June 10, 2016 3:37 PM The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church the Most Revd David Chillingworth Photo Credit: Scottish Episcopal Church … Continue reading

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SEC Threatened with Sanctions

Speaking Truth To Power – Sanctions Threatened Against Scottish Episcopal Church by Beth Routledge on June 9, 2016   It has been learned today that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has privately threatened to sack the Primus of the Scottish … Continue reading

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Women’s Ordination – Roman Protest

Women’s Ordination Worldwide meets, marches in Rome Janice Sevre Duzynska and Christina Moreira, ordained members of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests, hold a sign during a witness for women’s ordination in Rome’s gardens of Castel Sant’Angelo June 3. … Continue reading

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Gafcon’s rejection of C.of E./TEC initiative

Liverpool and Akure We linked in the previous article to a statement The Diocese of Liverpool and the Anglican Communion from Paul Bayes, the Bishop of Liverpool. He wrote: …Over a year ago, as part of this walking together, I … Continue reading

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Knowing the Love of God -Br.Mark, SSJE

  So how can we come to know the love of God in our lives and in the lives of those around us? I start with the understanding that God is, Himself, love. God is love. And in a sense, all … Continue reading

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Face-Book – live Ecumenism

Anglicans and Catholics unite…over Facebook Live Harry Farley JUNIOR STAFF WRITER 27 May 2016 Facebook / Archbishop of Canterbury The nine-minute-long video is also available on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Facebook page. The heads of the Anglican and Catholic churches … Continue reading

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