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Coventry Cathedral – where Reconciliation becomes a possibility?

Reconciliation at Coventry Wednesday, February 27, 2013 From Rector’s Rough Draft, the weblog of the Rev. Tory Baucum, rector of Truro Anglican Church, posted during a Faith in Conflict conference at Coventry Cathedral: This evening’s interview was in an informal style by Bill … Continue reading

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Legal Memorandum on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

Session 2012-13 Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill Memorandum submitted by Lord Pannick QC (MB 01) Note to the Public Bill Committee 1 There is no basis for the concerns expressed by some MPs during the Second Reading Debate in the … Continue reading

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‘Spiegel’ – A German Views on the Papal Dilemma

Zero Hour at the Vatican: A Bitter Struggle for Control of the Catholic Church AFP With Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation drawing closer, the struggle for power in the Vatican has gotten underway in earnest. The church badly needs to reform itself, … Continue reading

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Catholic M.P.s explain their Vote For Same-Sex Marriage

One of the most difficult decisions I have ever taken’ Catholic MPs explain how they voted after Tuesday’s gay marriage debate 8 February 2013, 9:00 A majority of Catholic MPs voted in favour of allowing gay marriage this week,The Tablet reports … Continue reading

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‘Church Times’ article on Sheffield Planter’s Ordination in Kenya

Sheffield diocese’s ‘total surprise’ at Kenyan ordination by Ed Thornton – Posted: 22 Feb 2013 @ 12:16 ANGLICAN MAINSTREAM Planted: the Revd Peter Jackson THE diocese of Sheffield has expressed “total surprise” at the ordination in Kenya of the minister of a church planted … Continue reading

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Dean Jeffrey John Addresses Parliamentary Commision on S/S Marriage Bill

http://t.co/ssv8VoAN The above link enables bloggers who want to to look in on Thursday’s (February 14th 2013) meeting of the Parliamentary Commission’s meeting with outside observers who want to make a submission on the subject of Same-Sex Marriage and the … Continue reading

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Church of England Official Stance on Same-Sex Marriage

Fittall: gay marriage ‘not on horizon’ by Ed Thornton (Church Times) – Posted: 15 Feb 2013 @ 12:16 Any prospect of the Church of England’s allowing clergy to solemnise same-sex marriages is “nowhere on the horizon”, the Secretary General of the General Synod, … Continue reading

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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia’s First Same-Sex Blessing

NORFOLK, VA: For same-sex couples, new rite is a blessing By Jeff Sheler The Virginian-Pilot http://hamptonroads.com/node/667907 February 11, 2013       In early March, the Rev. John Rohrs will stand at the altar of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in … Continue reading

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Resignation of Pope Benedict XIV – ABC’s Response

A message from the Archbishop of Canterbury on Pope Benedict‘s resignation Posted On : February 11, 2013 12:43 PM | Posted By : Webmaster ACNS: http://www.aco.org/acns/news.cfm/2013/2/11/ACNS5313 Related Categories: Lambeth   It was with a heavy heart but complete understanding that … Continue reading

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‘Episcopal Cafe’ commentary on the Diocese of South Carolina

Church politics rivals the State House Andy Brack publishes The Statehouse Report in Columbia’s Free Times, and focused in on the conflict in South Carolina in an article called “When Church politics sinks to the level of pure pettiness”. From the … Continue reading

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