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Bishop Iker – Renunciation of Orders?

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in News, TEC | Comments Off

From EpiScope Today, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori "accepted the renunciation of the Ordained Ministry of this Church, made in writing on November 24, 2008 by the Right Rev. Jack Leo ... Read more..

Schori says Common Cause Partners ‘are no longer Episcopalians’

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, TEC | Comments Off

From LA Times by Duke Hefland Responding to the creation of the Anglican Church in North America over the role of gays, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says that she thinks 'we're ... Read more..

Lambeth Palace responds to Common Cause Partnership announcement

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Archbishop Of Canterbury, Common Cause | Comments Off

From Episcopal Life Online [Episcopal News Service] A spokesperson for Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has responded to the Common Cause Partnership's December 3 release of a provisional constitution and canons ... Read more..

Global AIDS Crisis Overblown? Some Dare to Say So

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in AIDS | Comments Off

By Maria Cheng, The Christian Post LONDON – As World AIDS Day is marked on Monday, some experts are growing more outspoken in complaining that AIDS is eating up funding at ... Read more..

“No battle in which a child of God is involved in which God is not involved.” Archbishop of Jos’ message on visiting his churches

Sunday, November 30th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Archbishop Ben Kwashi reports that violence has subsided in Jos City in Northern Nigeria.  He and his wife Gloria were able to visit churches in all the archdeaconries and St ... Read more..

Struggle to stay Christian

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Religious Liberty, Social justice, suffering church | Comments Off

by Julia Duin   The Washington Times    Hat-tip:  David Virtue   November 27, 2008 He sat in my office, a Turkish scholar and theologian who helps people who are tortured for their faith. According to Ziya ... Read more..

To think about…

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Thought | Comments Off

 ". . . But our age, receiving the republic as a chef-d'oeuvre of another age which has already begun to grow old, has not merely neglected to restore the colours ... Read more..

NB: From a TEC priest

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Finally, on a personal note: I am very appreciative of the work of the Anglican Communion Institute and especially the work being done with the Communion Partner dioceses and rectors. ... Read more..

A response to Ephraim Radner’s piece on ‘A new province’

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Common Cause | Comments Off

By Robert S Munday (Hat Tip: Kendall Harmon) The Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner has written a piece entitled, A New "Province" in North America: Neither the Only Nor the Right Answer ... Read more..

We are all Mormons (now)

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, News | Comments Off

People have perhaps wondered: why the Mormons? Answer: they are a small, yet vocal Christian minority. They have been selected by the mobs as vulnerable, a group that might not ... Read more..

Traits of Successful Adoptive Families

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Children/Family, Culture, Faith | Comments Off

by Debi A. Grebenik, Ph.D., Focus on the Family "With a heart of faith you can find the wisdom that God desires to give you as a parent to your particular ... Read more..

Speech Police Hired to Roam Queens University Campus

Thursday, November 20th, 2008 Posted in Culture, Freedom Of Speech, Religious Liberty | Comments Off

By Tim Waggoner, LifeSite News Queens University in Kingston, ON is coming under criticism for hiring six "dialogue facilitators" to roam its campus and intervene in student conversations in order to ... Read more..

Reports from National Evangelical Anglican Consultation, 15th November 2008

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

 NEAC 5 Saturday 15th November 2008 All Souls Langham Place. The following motion was placed before the consultation by the Chairman on behalf of the Executive of the Church of England ... 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..

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..

Stand Firm Interviews: Bishop Jack Iker

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 Posted in News, TEC | Comments Off

From: StandFirminFaith This interview was conducted Saturday, November 8, 2008 in Fort Worth Greg Griffith: You have a small but vocal opposition here in the diocese of Fort Worth, in the ... Read more..

Baptist pastor sentenced to compulsory labour in Kazakhstan

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 Posted in suffering church | No Comments »

By Paolo Gallini, Religious Intelligence.  Hat-tip:  Sarah Hey, StandFirm A court in the Akmola Region of Kazakhstan has punished Baptist pastor Andrei Blok with 150 hours' compulsory labour for refusing to ... Read more..

Catholic Church has no reason to stop priests from marrying, says leading bishop

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 Posted in Roman Catholicism | No Comments »

By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, Telegraph.co.uk The Rt Rev Malcolm McMahon, Bishop of Nottingham, said there is no doctrinal reason preventing them from having wives. Roman Catholic priests have been required to take a ... Read more..

Planned Parenthood Nurse Admits Infanticide: “It Does Happen”

Saturday, November 1st, 2008 Posted in pro-life/abortion | No Comments »

From Lifesite News Barack Obama repeatedly voted against a measure that would have prevented such babies born alive from being left to die ARLINGTON, VA, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Yesterday, Students ... Read more..

“We Are Contending for the Faith” – Bishop Jack Iker

Saturday, November 1st, 2008 Posted in Apologetics, TEC | No Comments »

From Virtueonline "Contending for the Faith" is the theme of this year's Diocesan Convention, and it aptly describes what lies at the heart of the controversy that surrounds us. Others have ... Read more..