Author Archives: kiwianglo

About kiwianglo

Retired Anglican priest, living in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardent supporter of LGBT Community, and blogger on 'Thinking Anglicans UK' site. Theology: liberal, Anglo-Catholic & traditional. regarding each person as a unique expression of Christ, and therefore lovable.

Anglican Peace and Justice Network –

At a time when the government of Botswana has rejected a movement to repeal the legal protection of LGBTQ people of that country; Alice Mogwe, a Botswana activist and lawyer, has just been awarded the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Human Rights … Continue reading

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Institutional Hypocrisy and The Church

The need for ‘covering up’ one’s sexual-orientation, sadly, seems still to be a problem for those people who feel called by God into ministry but are afraid of being turned down because of what they know to be their unalterable … Continue reading

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The Gospel virtues of Mercy and Justice for ALL

I met Savi Hensman 10 years ago, at an Anglican Eucharist in Stoke Newington, England in a parish where people were welcomed from all situations of life. Savi was – with her family – an immigrant from Sri Lanka, who … Continue reading

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Breakaway Anglicans in Canada to open their own Theological College

Ever since the Anglican Church in Canada – like the Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. – opened up their ministry and mission to ALL people, including women and LGBTQ+ people, the oppositional Anglican Churches attached to a new conglomerate, GAFCON, … Continue reading

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Pro Gay-Conversion Lobby meets in London

There is a ‘Christian’ website, run by a one-time fellow Kiwi now working in the U.S. and presuming to speak on behalf of all ‘Orthodox Anglicans’ around the world, under a title that might beguile readers into thinking that it … Continue reading

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Freedom of Religion? For Con/Evo Christians only?

Below is an article showing the arguments of David Ould (and other fundamentalist Christians in Australia) that, when you read it, can be easily interpreted as ‘Freedom of Religion’ for Christians in Australia – but without considering the democratice freedom … Continue reading

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‘Apostle’ Brian Tamaki advertises his quest for ‘Spiritual Sons’

Self-appointed Apostle Brian Tamaki in Aotearoa/New Zealand, who was recently brought into a New Zealand court charged with a ‘Breach of the Peace’ for rallying supporters of his Anti-Vax Campaign in a time of lockdown in the Auckland Region, is … Continue reading

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Australian attempt to enshrine religious protection law

When one examines the theory behind the recent attempt by the U.S.Catholic Bishops Conference to ban non-conforming Catholic politicians from receiving the Sacrament of the Eucharist – a measure which has largely failed because of the opposition of Pope Francis … Continue reading

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C. of E. General Synod – a Protest against Ghana’s Anti-Gay Bill

The New Church of England General Synod contains what may well be a truly representative proportion of LGBT+Anglicans in its assembly. If 10% really is the estimate of the number of people in the British population whose gender/sexuality identity challenges … Continue reading

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Us Catholic Bishop Conference’s Document on the Eucharist – Avoiding Confrontation

The outcome of a plan by conservative Bishops in the U.S. Catholic Church has been largely influenced by an opening caution from the Apostolic Delegate to avoid confrontation with the U.S. President’s non- intervention on Governmental policy on abortion – … Continue reading

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