Turtle Bay and beyond Posted on | November 26, 2012 by Maria Kaufmann | Since the 1960s most Western societies have experienced a shift from traditional forms of marriage and family to complex alternative forms of marriage and family. In the past years growing support for LGBT rights by world leaders and organizations has enthused […]

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By Terry Mattingly If the American public is truly changing its mind on marriage, then author George Weigel believes it is time for Catholics to draw a bright red line between the state’s secular ceremonies and the church’s rites of Holy Matrimony. At least, that’s an option that Catholics, and by implication other religious traditionalists, […]

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The church, led by both Catholic and Episcopal clergy, must begin having Catholics and non-Catholics meet in separate rooms to observe Holy Communion By Jeff Sheler The Virginian-Pilot The Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond has told the nation’s only blended Catholic and Episcopal parish that it must change its worship services so that Catholics and […]

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frgavin on November 22nd, 2012

Emphasis mine. Webmaster From John Richardson […]  At the 1998 Lambeth Conference, it was officially declared that whether one was for or against the ordination and consecration of women, one could be a loyal Anglican. More recently, I have heard repeated assurances that everyone was supposed to be allowed to ‘flourish’ under the new arrangements. […]

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Anglican Church of Kenya Although I realise many will be very frustrated that the Church of England’s General Synod failed to pass legislation to admit women to the episcopate by such a narrow margin, I believe that this result will come to be seen as a positive turning point. The key issue at this stage […]

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frgavin on November 22nd, 2012

By Peter Mullen I know what will happen following the Synod’s voting down of the appointment of women as bishops. Indeed it has begun to happen already. Immediately after the result was declared the Archbishop of Canterbury, expressing his “deep personal sadness,” said “This issue must be resolved in the shortest possible time.” But, Archbishop, […]

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by Donata Huggins, Telegraph There is something fabulously ironic about the secular, liberal elite telling the Church how to behave. The papers will no doubt be filled with concern for me today. How will I cope – as a Christian feminist – on Sunday morning? Should I stop going to church in protest? Burn my […]

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