Tag Archives: human-rights

The Church is Wales to harness the Laity in Pastoral Initiatives

Archbishop Barry Morgan present vision for Church in Wales By David Williamson – Apr 10 2013 – Daily Post North Wales     Dr Barry Morgan ARCHBISHOP Barry Morgan today presented a vision for a radically changed Church in Wales and announced a new study … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu awarded 2013 Templeton Prize

Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town was named the 2013 Templeton Prize winner Thursday. The Huffington Post says the honor, which comes with a $1.7 million award, is given annually by the West Conshohocken, Penn.-based John Templeton Foundation. It has, in recent … Continue reading

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Former Nurse Challenges R.C. Archbishop on Gay Marriage

Nurse destroys archbishop’s gay marriage stance with a stroke of her pen A 65-year-old former nurse has told the leader of England’s Catholics to ditch the robes, the Latin and activism against gays and start helping the needy 19 FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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Support for women bishops ‘is biblical’ – ‘Church Times’

  by Madeleine Davies – Posted: 28 Mar 2013 @ 12:17 – ‘Church Times‘ A so-called “clumsy caricature” of the debate over women bishops as “a stand-off between liberal Christians who are prepared to twist scripture . . . and conservative Christians who … Continue reading

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Fr. Giles Fraser and The Evangelicals

I bang my head against the wall when evangelicals turn Jesus into Cheesus No PR agency in the world could sell the disturbing message of a broken man on the cross. That’s why we get Jesus-lite.  Giles Fraser – The … Continue reading

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Christian Hospitality to Muslims – Aberdeen, Scotland

Congratulations to Isaac Poobalan and St John’s, Aberdeen Congratulations to Isaac Poobalan and St John’s, AberdeenPosted: 21 Mar 2013 01:48 PM PDT Great blessings upon the Rev Isaac Poobalan and St John’s Church in Aberdeen for the story that has … Continue reading

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GAFCON Primates’ Letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury

Primates of Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan and Southern Cone write to Archbishop Welby March 21st, 2013 Posted in News  : Thursday 21st March 2013   Archbishop Justin Welby Grace and peace to you from God our Father and The Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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The Place of Women – a Moral Issue for the Church

A Moral Issue that Challenges Us  by Elaine Storkey (originally published in the Church Times) Gender has been very much on the global agenda over the last few weeks. The ‘One Billion Rising’ demonstrations across the world on Valentine’s Day focussed … Continue reading

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Advocating Same-Sex Marriage in N.Z. – A Christian Viewpoint

Chris Auchinvole’s Marriage Equality Bill speech  This Chris Auchinvole speech in parliament on the second reading of the Marriage Equality Bill sums the criticisms and deliberations very well – video: and transcript: Hansard text (link to all of the second reading): CHRIS … Continue reading

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Bishop of Liverpool – Speaks of the Need to Embrace ALL People.

This Ash Wednesday I was in Liverpool Parish Church and preached on the Collect for the Day, “God hates nothing that he has made”. If only we could apply that truth to all people. The history of the world has … Continue reading

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