Day: April 30, 2016

CoE priest accuses the church of continued cover up

The Rt Revd Peter Ball (83) was recently convicted of sexually abusing 18 teenaged boys & young men during his career in the CoE. He has been sentenced to 32 months imprisonment in OCT 2015. The Revd Graham Sawyer, the current vicar of St James, Briercliffe in Burnley, was one of the 18 victims of Peter Ball. He has recently taken the decision to withdraw from participation in the CoE inquiry of Bishop Ball.

Bono (U2) and author Eugene Peterson (The Message) discuss The Psalms

Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena CA has launched a website, Fuller Studio, as a resource for spiritual formation. One of the first resources available at Fuller Studio is an interview of Bono, lead musician for the band U2, and Dr. Eugene Peterson, pastor, scholar and author, as well as translator of the popular Bible paraphrase, The Message.

Female bishops & priests accorded embassy protocol at ACC – 16

The Church of the Province of Central Africa does not ordain women nor allow them to exercise their episcopal or priestly ministry within its jurisdiction. However, the Cathedral of the Holy Cross acted as an “embassy” of the Anglican Consultative Council for that time. Within the confines of the cathedral, women could exercise their ordained ministry during the worship services of the gathering.