Monthly Archives: October 2016

Church Leaders challenge Sydney Archbishop

Same-sex marriage: Anglican Church leaders accuse Sydney Archbishop of silencing supporters Exclusive by Julia Baird PHOTO: Glenn Davies refused to renew Keith Mascord’s licence due to theological differences (Anglican Church) In the wake of the likely failure of the plebiscite … Continue reading

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ABC – “The God of LOVE” – primary

Archbishop gives Thought for the Week on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester Monday 10th October 2016 Archbishop Justin Welby recorded the Thought for the Week on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester yesterday during his visit to the Diocese of Worcester. … Continue reading

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Blessing S/S Unions – a Conservative View

Andrew Goddard writes about Pastoral Accommodation The indefatigable Andrew Goddard has just published at Fulcrum a long paper explaining why it is not possible to engage in pastoral accommodation over blessing same-sex unions: Blessing Same-Sex Unions – A Legitimate Pastoral … Continue reading

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GAFCON – Maunderings from Cairo

Global South Conference, Cairo, Egypt Oct 5, 2016 Communique from the 6th Global South Conference, Cairo 2016 [A brief summary on the GAFCON UK site says that this Communique “contains a clear reiteration of biblical doctrine on the mission of the Church … Continue reading

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Unity “In Christ” – Lambeth & Rome

Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis share ‘signs of beautiful fraternity’ Posted: 06 Oct 2016 @ 16:59 – CHURCH TUIMES – by Philippa Hitchen in Rome AP Symbolic: Pope Francis puts on a pectoral cross of silver nails, a gift from Archbishop Welby during … Continue reading

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Rome and Canterbury Meeting

RECEIVING MINISTRIES, ANGLICAN AND ROMAN CATHOLIC Zachary Guiliano for ‘LIVING CHURCH’ –  October 6, 2016 A number of news services have highlighted October 5’s considerable ecumenical events, in celebration of the 50 years of the Anglican Centre in Rome, founded after … Continue reading

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ABC & Pope Francis – Brothers in Christ

Pope Francis and Archbishop Welby “undeterred” by “serious obstacles” to unity Posted on: October 5, 2016 5:56 PM Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis, pictured during Vespers at the Church of Saint Gregory, Rome, have issued a Common Declaration in … Continue reading

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Trump disturbs Catholic Voters

BY NEIL J. YOUNG SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 LEAVE IT TO TRUMP TO SPLIT A CATHOLIC-EVANGELICAL BLOC THAT’S GENERATIONS OLD Facebook172TwitterGoogle+Share Catholics now represent the latest demographic challenge for Donald Trump’s presidential ambitions. As the Washington Post recently reported, a poll … Continue reading

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St. Francis Day – a Reflection

Francis of Assisi: a channel of mercy Posted on: 30th September 2016  | Author: Brian Purfield Photo by sarowen at flickr.com ‘I had mercy upon them’: we read these words in the opening lines of theTestament of St Francis of Assisi, … Continue reading

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Vocations in the Cupboard?

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral The Church of England is working to increase vocations to ordination by 50%, including making them more diverse. This is most obvio… Source: Vocations in the Cupboard? _____________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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