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CANADA: Anglican Dioceses consider next steps towards same-sex blessings

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, Gay Marriage | Comments Off

by Keith Knight, Editor, Anglican Journal (Hat Tip: VOL) Bishops from four dioceses emerged from the house of bishops meeting in October struggling with how to proceed with plans to introduce ... Read more..

Equipping the Saints – Part V: TEC and litigation

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

In spite of the Primates’ repeated requests to suspend litigation, the national church and several TEC dioceses are involved in litigation against former TEC parishes that have left for other jurisdictions in the ... Read more..

FT WORTH: Diocese Votes Overwhelmingly to Leave The Episcopal Church

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

From Virtueonline Clergy and lay delegates to the 26th diocesan convention of the Diocese Ft. Worth today voted overwhelmingly to leave The Episcopal Church. Clergy voted by orders, 73 for and 18 ... Read more..

Bishop Jack Iker’s Address to the Diocese of Ft. Worth

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

From Virtueonline "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." (Philippians 1:2) As we all know, this 26th annual meeting of our Diocesan Convention is anything ... Read more..

A Landmark Ruling? Peter Ould on sexual misconduct

Friday, November 14th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

From Peter Ould online You may have spotted this piece in the Times yesterday on a Church of England Vicar sacked for being a swinger. A female vicar who told colleagues that ... Read more..

Diocese of Quincy votes to re-align

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 Posted in Global South, News, TEC | No Comments »

From Forward in Faith International   The annual Synod of the Diocese of Quincy, Illinois tonight voted overwhelmingly to remove The Episcopal Church from the accession clause of the diocesan constitution and ... Read more..

Over 1500 Anglicans around the world recognise Vancouver Churches

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

  Over 1500 Anglicans around the world have signed up affirming that the Vancouver Churches in the Anglican Network in Canada are authentic Anglicans. They include bishops, many clergy and lay ... Read more..

Churches and organisations back Jerusalem statement and declaration

Friday, October 24th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

Christ Church Virginia Water PCC recently passed three resolutions in solidarity with GAFCON, FCA and the Jerusalem Declaration, joining 63 other Churches and organisations in the Church of England who ... Read more..

Church of England reports declining attendance, but increased ordinations

Friday, October 24th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, News | No Comments »

By Toby Cohen, Religious Intelligence Church attendance in England has continued to fall, according to the latest Church of England statistics, but donations to the Church are increasing and the numbers ... Read more..

Questions to Bishop Bob Duncan 2:on Sour Grapes, Catholic Order and Martyrdom

Monday, October 20th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

Note: Due to the sound quality, it was not always possible to identify the actual questioner. Question:  What advice would you give to traditionalists in the United Kingdom? The most important thing ... Read more..

Letter From Bishop of Los Angeles On Same Sex Marriage

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | No Comments »

Hat Tip:  Stand Firm Dear Sisters and Brothers, The Supreme Court of California has determined that all citizens of our state should have equal access to marriage as a civil right based ... Read more..

3,000 Church of England worshippers may defect to overseas provinces, Reform warns

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 Posted in Homosexuality, Women Bishops | No Comments »

By Martin Beckford, Telegraph Up to 3,000 worshippers may defect from the Church of England to become part of more traditional Anglican provinces overseas, a leading conservative has warned.   The Rev ... Read more..

Evangelical Fellowship of Irish Clergy responds to the Archbishop of Armagh

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

In July Irish primate Alan Harper controversially acknowledged that a time may come when homosexual unions are officially sanctioned within the Church of Ireland.  Addressing the Anglicans in World Mission ... Read more..

Uganda synod gives backing to US traditionalists

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, TEC | No Comments »

From George Conger The general synod of the Church of Uganda has backed the call for the creation of a second Anglican province in the United States and Canada for traditionalists. Meeting ... Read more..

Voting with their feet: The largest parish in NY leaves TEC

Thursday, October 9th, 2008 Posted in News, Recife -Southern Cone, TEC | No Comments »

'Mrs. Jefferts Schori, the Episcopal Church's Presiding Bishop has repeatedly said that the theological division, and the theme of conflict represents a "relatively small part of this church."'  David Virtue How ... Read more..

Catholics must mobilise against abortion reforms, says archbishop

Sunday, October 5th, 2008 Posted in pro-life/abortion | No Comments »

By Riazat Butt, Guardian Catholics must oppose plans to liberalise the abortion laws, the Archbishop of Cardiff said yesterday. In a letter and a leaflet to parish priests in England and Wales, ... Read more..

Bishop Duncan joins over 100 clergy and bishops deposed by TEC on “wall of honor”

Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

American Anglican Council Supports Bishop Duncan  The American Anglican Council (AAC) stands in full support of The Rt. Rev. Bob Duncan. Bishop Duncan, in spite of the Episcopal Church’s (TEC) attempt ... Read more..

Diocese of Recife expresses solidarity with Bishop Duncan

Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

  "The Diocese of Recife, Brazil, the first to have its bishop deposed, its clergy excommunicated and its congregation excluded by an intolerant post-modern liberal Province leadership, the first to see ... Read more..

Former New Westminster clergy and lay leaders sue diocese

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada | No Comments »

By Marites N Sison, Anglican Journal Seventeen former clergy and former lay leaders of three parishes on Sept. 9 filed a lawsuit against the diocese of New Westminster and its bishop, ... Read more..

A Future for Traditional Values within the Anglican Communion

Sunday, September 14th, 2008 Posted in Common Cause, Convocation of Anglicans in North America, Culture, Marriage, Politics, pro-life/abortion | No Comments »

Source: Newsweek-Washington Post/AAC Date: September 12, 2008 By The Rt. Rev. Martyn Minns At this juncture in our nation's history, it is vitally important that we separate the values that are worth fighting ... Read more..