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Ottawa bishop seeks approval for same-sex blessings Art Babych The bishop of the diocese of Ottawa, John Chapman, at the 2008 Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England. The bishop of Ottawa wants to open the door  to same-sex blessings in his diocese and will ask permission from the Canadian house of bishops at its meeting Oct. […]

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By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine As the figures show, London is bucking the national trend and churchgoing is up. This is a small blip however in the overall decline that has seen Church of England attendance slump to 880,000, a figure that should be rememered by all who read the Anglican Communion Office’s oft-touted boast of […]

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October 21st, 2008 Posted in News | Richard Dawkins is helping fund a campaign by the British Humanist Association to persuade people that God does not exist. Posters are to be placed on 30 bendy buses in London in January with the slogan: ‘There’s probably no God. So stop worrying and enjoy your life.’ The […]

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By George Conger,  Institute on Religion & Democracy “The pieces are on the board” for the resolution of the Anglican conflict, Williams asserted. “And in the months ahead it will be important to invite those absent from Lambeth to be involved in these next stages.” However, as of October 16, eight weeks after the close […]

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October 20th, 2008 Posted in News | The Anglican Mainstream Steering Committee issued this statement following their October Steering Committee meeting: “We have received the reports of GAFCON (The Global Anglican Future Conference – Jerusalem June 2008).  In the light of these reports and as an expression of our continuing commitment to the Anglican Communion, […]

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The false faith of scientific reason Jewish Chronicle, 17 October 2008 It is an article of faith (except, of course, among those who actually have a faith) that the dethronement of God by the apostles of secularism has ushered in an age of reason. Belief in the Almighty is now widely held to be a […]

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and Spreads Overseas Episcopal Church Continues to Decline Latest Figures Reveal News Analysis By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org 10/15/2008 If Episcopal Church leaders thought they could get away with it, they were sadly mistaken. If they thought the church would be “saved” by belief in Millennium Development Goals, they were twice mistaken. If Episcopal bishops […]

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