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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.

Bishop Desmond Tutu – Anglican Freedom Fighter

In the many tributes being paid to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former Anglican Church Leader in South Africa as the Archbishop of Capetown; the one I have chosen to feature in my blog is that written by Richard Pryor, whose excellent … Continue reading

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Psuedo-Anglican Cuckoo in the Nest

There is an extant tradition in English Literature which describes the presence of an alien force within an organisation that – under the guise of being ‘part and parcel’ of the host organisation – is actually found to be working … Continue reading

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Religious Faith and the Fight for Democracy

Christianity has always been a religion of respect for the underdog – sometimes needing to critique its own structures and governing authority, especially when the powers-that-be are careless of the greater public good. In most modern states, the law of … Continue reading

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A Mighty Tree Has Fallen – Archbishop +Desmond Tutu

With the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu – in his beloved South Africa – the world has lost an outstanding Christian Leader and Activist for Peace and Justice. Appointed by Prime Minister Nelson Mandela to head a National Truth and … Continue reading

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A SERMON ON CHRISTMAS EVE – Dec. 24, 2021

The Letter of Paul to Titus 3: 4 – 7 (Epistle of the First Mass of the Day on Christmas Eve) 24 Dec.2021 “But, when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Saviour appeared, he saved us – not … Continue reading

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The Birth of Jesus – an end to Patriarchy?

At the time of year when the Christian world celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ (Messiah), here is the Christmas Story with a new slant, a point of view that deserves to be taken into consideration at a time when … Continue reading

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Drawing The Line

This latest article hosted by Janme Ozanne on ViaMedia.News, is written by The Rt. Revd. Paul Bayes, the Bishop of Liverpool, reflecting on his theological movement from the institutional homophobia and sexism of the earlier Church of England, towards his … Continue reading

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‘GAFCON’ – Hoist by its own Petard?

The quasi-Anglican Group which calls itself ‘GAFCON’ has been very anxious of late to try to advertise its very own brand of what it is is pleased to call “Anglican Orthodoxy”. One of its most vociferous proponents here, under the … Continue reading

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Leadership Problems – U.S. Catholic Bishops

Heads of Religious organisations – especially in times of national and international stress, such as is being experienced under the COVID Pandemic throughout the world – have a duty to their followers to help bring about justice for ALL people, … Continue reading

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France passes sweeping conversion therapy ban

While the U.K. Government is still in the throes of committing to a ban on ‘Gay-Conversion Therapy’ the French Government has unequivocally – in both Houses of Parliament – place a legal ban on coercive therapeutic attempts to change a … Continue reading

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