Monthly Archives: October 2016

First Black Female TEC Diocesan Bishop

From Bishop Lee: Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows Elected Bishop of Indianapolis October 28, 2016 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: I am both delighted and devastated to announce to you that the Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, our director of networking, has just been … Continue reading

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Infant Baptism – model for S/S Blessings?

Infant Baptism: An Anglican Model for Same Sex Blessings? No babies were harmed in the making of this blogpost As I looked out over the crowded church, something struck me. I was saying, to a 100 non-churchgoers who had gathered … Continue reading

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FOCANZ Bishop on’Way Forward’ Group

Key working group named Their task: to find a structure that allows Anglicans with opposing convictions on same-gender blessings to live together. TAONGA NEWS   |  26 OCT 2016  |  1 COMMENT The group charged with identifying “structural arrangements” to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis – Luther – Swedish Visit

FRANCIS HEADS FOR NEW PERIPHERY BY MARKING PROTESTANT ANNIVERSARY IN AVOWEDLY SECULAR SWEDEN 28 October 2016 | by Christopher Lamb – ‘THE TABLET’ Pope’s focus on healing the rift between the two Christian denominations has led him into ‘hostile territory’ When … Continue reading

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Egyptian Anglicans under siege

Bishop of Egypt calls for prayer and advocacy after “hostile takeover” Posted on: October 27, 2016 2:32 PM Archbishop Mouneer Anis has called for prayer and advocacy after a court ruled that the Anglican / Episcopal Diocese of Egypt should … Continue reading

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Response to the Bishop of Liverpool

‘CALM DOWN, DEAR’ A blog was written recently by the Bishop of Liverpool called, “Calm down, dear”. In this piece Bishop Paul situates the frustration and anger of marginalized people in the church, specifically LGBT friends, in a biblical and … Continue reading

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Bishop: LGBT Christians – Right to be angry

You Have The Right To Be Angry! Bishop Of Liverpool Advice To LGBT Christians Ruth Gledhill CHRISTIAN TODAY CONTRIBUTING EDITOR 21 October 2016 Bishop of Liverpool Paul BayesDiocese of Liverpool The Bishop of Liverpool has urged lesbian and gay Christians … Continue reading

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