frgavin on April 17th, 2011

April 16th, 2011 Posted in Anglican Communion | By George Conger, CEN The Bishop of Borg, the Rt. Rev. Helga Haugland Byfuglien, has been appointed by the Minister for Church Affairs to be the Church of Norway’s presiding bishop. Bishop Byfuglien becomes the first permanent primate of the Church of Norway and also its first […]

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By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org An Anglo-Catholic priest who blew the whistle on decades of homosexual abuse in a number of Anglican dioceses in Southern Africa and was defrocked by a tribunal for his revelations, has lost in an appeal to Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba. The Rev. Clifford Felix, 55, married with two children, said […]

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Pic: Cassidy and PE Barnabas group Gateway reports: At the age of 75 African Enterprise (AE) founder Michael Cassidy is finding fresh purpose in pioneering a project aimed at leading people to Christ through a strategy of spiritual multiplication. Inspired by successful Christian discipling strategies in India and motivated by a clear call from God […]

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frgavin on April 12th, 2011

By Gary J. Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar April 2011 Drawing on information from four recent national and two state-level population-based surveys, the analyses suggest that there are more than 8 million adults in the US who are lesbian, gay, or bisexual, comprising 3.5% of the adult population. There are also nearly 700,000 transgender individuals in […]

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Anglicanorum Coetibus attracts Anglicans desperate to get out of Anglican Communion By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org The Metropolitan of the Anglican Catholic Church, (ACC) the Most Rev. Mark Haverland, says his Continuing Anglican body is not the slightest bit interested in taking the Pope up on his offer of an Ordinariate as a safe harbor […]

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frgavin on April 10th, 2011

From CEN THE LEADERSHIP of the Episcopal Church is out of touch and unrepresentative of its membership, a report published by the national Church’s statistics office reveals. A paper released last month by the Church’s department for Congregational and Diocesan Ministries finds the membership of the national Church is evenly divided along theological grounds, and […]

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frgavin on April 10th, 2011

Mere tolerance not sufficient, Episcopal leader says By Rachel Stern http://tinyurl.com/3rgwjzf April 7, 2011 Bishop Gene Robinson has a favorite bumper sticker: Guns don’t kill people, religions do. “That would be funny if it weren’t true,” he said. “I would argue that 95 percent of all the pain and prejudice we as LGBT people have […]

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