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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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How Anglican is the ‘American Anglican Council’?

American Anglican Council and packet lies. The Rev. Canon Phil Ashey of  the American Anglican Council works hard to make everyone aware just how horrible The Episcopal Church is and how they ought to run from it as fast as … Continue reading

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‘Thinking Anglicans’ – up-date on Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Sunday, 21 April 2013 update on same-sex marriage laws While we await the scheduling of Report Stage in the House of Commons for the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, there have been developments in several other countries recently. Starting close … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury to Meet with LGBT Leaders Today

Thursday, 18 April 2013 Archbishop to meet LGBT Anglicans and Peter Tatchell The Archbishop of Canterbury will have two separate meetings today relating to LGBT issues: First in the morning he will meet representatives of the LGB&T Anglican Coalition. There is information about this available … Continue reading

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