News outlets are announcing the decision between the Church of England and the Church of Scotland to agree to the Columba Declaration, expanding and solidifying the relationship between the two churches, and responses are mixed. Thinking Anglicans includes a good round-up of links and past coverage on its site. Archbishop Justin Welby participated in debate […]
Day: May 25, 2016
Well, a relic of him does: Reuters, via Religion News Service, reports: A fragment of bone belonging to the murdered archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, has returned to England from Hungary for the first time in 800 years. The relic is believed to be from the arm of Becket, slain at the altar of Canterbury […]
Do messy houses and / or rebellious children disqualify us from ministry today?
The New York Times reports that the Justice Department is seeking the death penalty in the trial of Dylann Roof, who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.: “Following the department’s rigorous review process to thoroughly consider all relevant factual and legal issues, I have determined that the Justice Department […]