February 17th, 2010 Posted in Theology | by David Ould, Stand Firm This lack of proper engagement and even fair representation has led to a theologically illiterate church. But illiteracy is always the preferred option if you don’t like what you read – especially in the Scriptures. I think what disappoints me most in what […]

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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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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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Episcopal leader holds firm on gay rights Says N.H. bishop’s election a blessing Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori held a coffee hour at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. (GEORGE RIZER/GLOBE STAFF) By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff Saying “I don’t believe that there is any will in this church to move backward,” the top official […]

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frgavin on January 22nd, 2009

Charles Raven The dilemma any false prophet has to handle is that there comes a point where you really have to start acting like a wolf, otherwise all that dressing up as a sheep would have been rather pointless. You can do it gradually and hope people will get acclimatised to the change, but there […]

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By Bishop John Rodgers, SPREAD Introduction It is important, when considering what was accomplished at GAFCON, to keep in mind its singular focus. That focus was to identify the Anglican grasp of the apostolic faith, to claim that identity for the whole Anglican Communion and to provide a firm oversight and standing from which to […]

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frgavin on December 12th, 2008

Canterbury won’t block or bless new province: Posted by geoconger in Archbishop of Canterbury, Church of England Newspaper, GAFCON. Tags: ACNA trackback The Archbishop of Canterbury will not block the creation of a third Anglican province in North America, sources familiar with Dr. Rowan Williams’ Dec 5 meeting with five traditionalist archbishops, tell The Church […]

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