frgavin on November 29th, 2009

Washington Diocese is the diocese to which we in the Southern Africa are shamefully linked read Chane visit and interview in Goodhope Posted on: November 25, 2009 The Washington Post’s On Faith weblog recently published “A Christian Case for Same-Sex Marriage,” a column by Bishop John Chane of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. The occasion […]

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by Mark D Thompson The relationship between theology and philosophy has been one fraught with danger from the time of the early church. We do not have to buy into Ritschl and Harnack’s assessment of the development of dogma to realise that many early theologians were wrestling with how to expound Christian doctrine in the […]

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frgavin on November 20th, 2009

From SF Examiner NEW BRIGHTON, MINN. — The split over gay clergy within the country’s largest Lutheran denomination has prompted a conservative faction to begin forming a new Lutheran church body separate from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Leaders of Lutheran CORE said Wednesday that a working group would immediately begin drafting a constitution […]

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News Analysis By David W. Virtue November 12, 2009 The Episcopal Church’s 100 domestic dioceses are unevenly divided over whether or not they will allow rites for same-sex blessings to occur in their dioceses following the passage of Resolution C056 at General Convention last summer. In 2003 General Convention passed resolution C051 which recognizes […]

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From Forward in Faith The Holy See has today published the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus, which will provide for Personal Ordinariates for Anglicans entering into full communion with the Catholic Church. The text of the Apostolic Constitution, and its Complementary Norms, can be read here. The Chairman of Forward in Faith, Bishop John Broadhurst, has […]

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Anglican Priest found murdered at The College of the Transfiguration Luyolo Mkentane reports: THE Grahamstown community is reeling in shock at the mystery murder of an Anglican priest who survived a gruesome attack by two men on a countrywide killing spree in 1991. Clive Newman, 45, a lecturer at the College of the Transfiguration in […]

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November 9th, 2009 Posted in Roman Catholicism | According to its own doctrinal standards and history, the Church of England’s true nature is that of a Protestant, Reformed, Evangelical and catholic (in other words, universal) church. Orthodox Anglicanism is therefore defined by reference to these characteristics only, which are set out in the Thirty-nine Articles […]

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