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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.

St.Matthew, Pope Francis and ‘a gaze of mercy’

Pope Francis and Caravaggio’s ‘The Calling of St. Matthew’ share a gaze of mercy Sep 21, 2018 by Nancy Enright – ‘National Catholic Reporter’  Calling St. Matthew c.jpg Detail of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, “The Calling of St. Matthew” (1599-1600), Contarelli … Continue reading

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Jean Vanier – How to Become More Human

CathNews NZ and Asia Pacific Ten rules of life to become more human Monday, September 17th, 2018 Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche communities, turned 90 last week. And on the occasion of the Sept. 10 milestone, he decided to share a … Continue reading

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Welsh Bishops to make provisions for S/S Couples

Welsh bishops to explore “formal provision” for same-sex couples Posted on: September 13, 2018, 8:50 AM The Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, said that bishops in the Province are “united in the belief that it is pastorally unsustainable and unjust … Continue reading

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Roman Catholic Ethics and Gender Identity

Ethicist says Church teaching on gender ‘not incompatible’ with accepting trans identity Charles C. Camosy  Jul 26, 2018 CRUX CONTRIBUTOR Pope Francis attends a meeting with members of the Pontifical Academy for Life, at the Vatican, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. … Continue reading

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Biblical Preparation for Lambeth Conference, 2020

New Testament scholars to lay the biblical foundations for the Lambeth Conference Posted on: September 11, 2018 9:47 AM Professor Jennifer Strawbridge will convene the meeting of 35 leading New Testament scholars from around the world for the St Augustine … Continue reading

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N.Z. Catholic Bishops Support Pope Francis

NZ Catholic Bishops express support for Pope Francis Monday, September 10th, 2018 – CATHNEWS NZ On Friday the New Zealand Catholic Bishops wrote to Pope Francis to encourage and support the Holy Father. President of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops … Continue reading

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Pope Francis – Saviour of the R.C. Church?

Pope Francis Could Save the Church. Will He? The current crisis could be a chance for him to advance his radical vision and turn a crisis into an opportunity for renewal. By David Gibson –  Aug. 20, 2018 – NEW YORK TIMES … Continue reading

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