Monthly Archives: March 2019

Anglican Church of Canada on ‘Same-Sex Marriage’

A Word to the Church: Considering the proposed amendment of Marriage Canon XXI BY GENERAL SYNOD COMMUNICATIONS ON MARCH 16, 201 This Word to the Church was passed by consensus by the Council of General Synod on March 16, 2019. INTRODUCTION … Continue reading

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Rev. Robert Bruere – a Sermon for Sunday 17 March 2019

Sermon Notes – 17 March 2019 – Opotiki (Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Philippians 3:17- 4:1; Luke 9:28-36, Psalm 27) My sermon today is very much influenced by the tragic event of Christchurch last Friday. I had chosen the reading of the … Continue reading

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Anglicans in Canada are praying for us in N.Z.

Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE ON MARCH 15, 2019 Our hearts are aching for Muslims across our country and around the world in the wake of the massacre of so many faithful Muslims in … Continue reading

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Fr. John O’Connor on Anglican/Catholic relations in Aotearoa/New Zealand We meet a couple of times each year and this group is brought together by the Anglican and the Catholic bishops of New Zealand to be in dialogue as we move … Continue reading

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“Suffer the little children……”

Editorial: Banning a child from school is the real inconsistency Mar 12, 2019by NCR Editorial StaffOpinionPeople 20170811T1158-11098-CNS-TEXAS-SCHOOL.jpg Debra Garza leads pre-kindergarten students on the first day of school Aug. 8, 2017, at St. Helen Catholic School in Pearland, Texas. (CNS/James Ramos) … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Lenten Homily – re Hypocrisy

Lent is a time for a little less hypocrisy, pope says By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service 3.8.2019 9:42 AM ET CNS photo/Vatican MediaPope Francis celebrates Mass March 8, 2019, in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. … Continue reading

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Being queer and Christian in 2019

28 Feb 2019 1:33 pm on 28 February 2019 Share this  Max Towle, Journalist, In Depth@maxbentleytowlemax.towle@rnz.co.nz As New Zealand increasingly backs queer rights, are our Christian churches evolving or standing firm that homosexuality is sinful? Max Towle investigates. Photo: RNZ / Luke McPake … Continue reading

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Special for International Women’s Day

Voices of Hope – March 8th 2019 Posted on March 8, 2019by Jayne Ozanne The Book of Ruth is unique in the Bible. Not because it has a woman’s name – there is also the Book of Esther (and if you have a … Continue reading

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Procreation and Biblical Relationships

Elephants, Penguins, Procreation & Japanese Knotweed (Part 2) Posted on March 4, 2019by Jayne Ozanne by Dr Meg Warner, Old Testament Theologian, Member of General Synod and author of Abraham (This blog is in response to Dr Davie’s critique of Dr Warner’s original blog that was posted on … Continue reading

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Trinity, Wall Street, acquires Divinity School of the Pacific

Trinity Church Wall Street acquires Church Divinity School of the PacificPartnership with East Coast historic church will mean firm financial footing, expanded offerings by West Coast seminaryBy Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Mar 4, 2019 Church Divinity School of the Pacific’s Berkeley, … Continue reading

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