By Melanie Phillips Well that didn’t take long, did it? From the moment the British, French and Americans went to war in Libya to depose Col Gaddafy in order to ‘liberate’ the Libyans from a tyrannical and oppressive regime, I warned that Messrs Cameron, Sarkozy and Obama were all too likely to bring to power […]

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frgavin on October 25th, 2011

By Paul Vallely, Independent Our leading atheists prefer abuse to argument when faced with a tough-talking Christian opponent There will be an empty chair in the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford on Tuesday, unless Richard Dawkins turns up to occupy it. The high priest of atheism has been invited there to debate with America’s leading Christian […]

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TEC will be out of business in 26 years figures reveal By David W. Virtue 2010 attendance figures for the Episcopal Church reveal a denomination in steep decline. Average Sunday Attendance (ASA) in 2009 was 682,963. In 2010, ASA was 657,831, a decrease of 25,132. The 10-year change in attendance has seen a decrease […]

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frgavin on October 24th, 2011

By Jonathan Petre, Mailonline A housing manager has been demoted, and his salary slashed, after he criticised a controversial new gay rights law. Adrian Smith, a Christian, was found guilty of gross misconduct by his publicly funded housing association for saying that allowing gay weddings in churches was ‘an equality too far’. He posted the […]

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International diplomacy efforts fail to unite Anglican Communion “The Anglican Communion’s Instruments of Unity have become dysfunctional and no longer have the ecclesial and moral authority to hold the Communion together” — Global South Primates News Analysis David W. Virtue The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams is losing the fight to keep the […]

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frgavin on October 23rd, 2011

By A S Haley In a series of five posts earlier this month (links to the first, second, third, fourth and fifth), I have examined the patent procedural irregularities and bias which attend the deliberations of the Disciplinary Board for Bishops as it looks into vague and vacuous claims that Bishop Mark Lawrence of the […]

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Leading Anglican who fought ordination of gay ministers to host annual Whitehall event By Tom Peck Rex Features Sandy Millar is best known as Vicar at the Holy Trinity Brompton     Dozens of government ministers and thousands of civil servants will attend the Whitehall Carol Service at Westminster Abbey this Christmas. As well as […]

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