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Fr.Giles Fraser: Can you be too religious?

Can you be too religious? When considering this question, note that Jesus himself was hostile to religiosity – and that fundamentalists suffer from a lack of faith.l Giles Fraser – theguardian.com, Tuesday 24 December 2013 An Egyptian Muslim cries during evening prayers, … Continue reading

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Women bishops and the recognition of Orders

The recent decision of the Church in Wales to allow women to be consecrated as bishops, and the election of a woman bishop in the Church of Ireland have prompted an article, Women bishops and the recognition of Orders, by Will Adam, editor of the Ecclesiastical … Continue reading

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A Theological View of the Future of Anglicanism

Anglicanism has in the past defied the decentralizing trend seen within other Protestant denominations. The ‘Anglican Communion‘ regards itself as a single denomination, not a ‘denominational family’. But is this about to change? The surprising degree of cohesion within Anglicanism … Continue reading

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GAFCON-Backed Recife Faction Dispossessed by Brazilian Court

Brazilian court rules against Recife breakaway diocese The News Service of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil reports: Court Orders Return of Churches to the Anglican Diocese of Recife / Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil” After a long judicial battle … Continue reading

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Fruits of Schism in GAFCON-linked Church in the U.K.

FIRST BAPTISM AT GAFCON-BACKED SHEFFIELD CHURCH PLANT The ordination of its minister in the Anglican Church in Kenya in February may have been controversial, but the first baptism atChrist Church Walkley in Sheffield was a great gospel occasion. The man baptised on Sunday May … Continue reading

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Souther Cone Prelate Addresses Dissidents in North America

Q&A: Bishop Zavala of Cono Sur Monday, April 29, 2013 The Most Rev. Héctor (Tito) Zavala is Bishop of Chile and Presiding Bishop of the Southern Cone: Iglesia Anglicana del Cono Sur de América (the Anglican Church of the Southern … Continue reading

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English Diocese of Manchester wants Gay-friendly Bishop

Church of England diocese asks for gay-friendly bishop A Church of England diocese has made building bridges with the gay community part of its new bishop’s job description. Dr Jeffrey John, the openly gay Dean of St Albans, has been … Continue reading

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