Monthly Archives: November 2017

U.A.E. Mosque re-named “Mother, Mother of Jesus”

United Arab Emirates renames mosque ‘Mary, Mother of Jesus’ by Staff Reporter posted Friday, 16 Jun 2017 General view of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, now renamed Mariam Umm Eisa (Getty Images) Abu Dhabi’s crown prince ordered the change to ‘consolidate bonds of … Continue reading

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Clergy and Claims of Abuse

My Confusion Regarding Claims of Sexual Harassment Posted on November 14, 2017by Jayne Ozanne by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury Part of my partner’s job is to deal with disciplinary complaints in his workplace. Among the matters … Continue reading

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A Question about the future celibacy of Catholic Priests

Is the celibacy of Catholic priests coming to an end? Andrew Brown Pope Francis has long considered allowing married clergy, but it has always been resisted by the church hierarchy. Now bishops in Brazil are in favour    Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Church of England and the gender debate

Sir, Your leading article (Nov 13) tells us of a 1,000 per cent increase in referrals of trans children in the past six years at the Tavistock clinic in London, suggesting a causal link between publicising gender fluidity and the … Continue reading

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Why Christian Conservatives Supported Donald Trump

EVANGELICAL AUTHOR ON WHY CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVES SUPPORTED TRUMP Facebook76TwitterGoogle+Share Though he lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million ballots, the Electoral College carried Donald Trump across the line with razor thin victories in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Nationally, he … Continue reading

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Same-sex marriage result: Australia votes ‘yes’

Australia has voted ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage; 61.6 per cent of people voted ‘yes’ and 38.4 per cent of people voted ‘no’; Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on politicians to respect the will of the people; Mr Turnbull wants … Continue reading

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Southern Evangelicals defend Roy Moore re paedophilia

SOUTHERN EVANGELICALS DEFEND PEDOPHILIA USING CATHOLIC LEGENDS Facebook217TwitterGoogle+Share This week’s allegations of predatory sexual behavior toward children by Alabama Republican Senate nominee, Roy Moore, are suffused with Christmas spirit, and I don’t just mean the detail that one of the 14-year-old girls … Continue reading

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