frgavin on May 31st, 2011

May  2011 by David Lindsay The usual suspects are up in arms that the Vatican has once again issued instructions relating to child abuse cases which do not simply require that such matters be blithely handed over to the civil authority. What if the civil authority is the EU, with its year planner for children […]

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CELIA W. DUGGER Published: Monday, May 30, 2011 at 5:09 a.m. Last Modified: Monday, May 30, 2011 at 5:09 a.m. HARARE, Zimbabwe — Religion, like politics, is often a dangerous business in this country. Click to enlarge Zimbabwe’s courts and its police support the push by Nolbert Kunonga, shown in his Harare offices, for Anglican […]

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frgavin on May 30th, 2011

Anglican Communion News Service Posted On : May 27, 2011 10:46 AM | Posted By : Webmaster The Anglican – Roman Catholic International Commission has completed the first meeting of its new phase (ARCIC III) at the Monastery of Bose in northern Italy (May 17-27, 2011). The Commission, chaired by the Most Reverend David Moxon […]

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By Savi Hensman 26 May 2011 This is from the Ekklesia website and sounds very much like so much of the talk and thinking in this province ACSA.  It seems to me the Ethics, Justice feature in these conversations with little reference to the Scriptures.  Considering the place that Scripture should have in Anglican Thinking […]

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May 27th, 2011 Church of England Newspaper May 27 By Chris Sugden A NEW focus on the family, spirituality and deliverance ministry was heralded as the Mothers’ Union in the Province of West Africa. Maria Akrofi, the wife of Archbishop Akrofi of West Africa, explained that the conference was called to revive the mission of […]

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• Leaked memo describes leaders’ shouting matches • ‘Bad tempered’ Williams blocked dean’s promotion Andrew Brown, Wednesday 25 May 2011 19.08 BST Article history Archbishops John Sentamu and Rowan Williams ‘behaved very badly’ at a meeting to select a new bishop of Southwark, Colin Slee’s memo claimed. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA A meeting of Church […]

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frgavin on May 26th, 2011

Hat tip ContactOnline The Anglican Church in Southern Africa (ACSA) has published material partially produced in this blog for World Environment Day on June 5. Some of this material has been seriously questioned by Fr John Freeman, a priest and scientist in South Africa. I have not been able to reproduce the sections of relevant […]

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