Posts Posts by: "Amy Spagna"

For a bit of whimsy on a Friday afternoon, we have two reports from England of unusually creative ways to highlight the space of cathedrals. Following last week’s news that Rochester Cathedral had installed a miniature golf course in its nave, Norwich Cathedral followed suit by installing a helter skelter: A cathedral has installed…(Read More)

This very question is the subject of two essays published this week. The first, “Christ and Care for the Marginalized” by Peter Robinson, is located on The Living Church’s Covenant blog, and is part of an ongoing series prepared as part of the preparation for the Anglican Church of Canada’s General Synod. The…(Read More)

In an article published by the Church Times June 28 (note it’s behind a paywall), Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town urges everyone, including the GAFCON-aligned bishops who have previously said they will not attend next year’s Lambeth Conference, to attend. “I’m urging everyone to say really, really that boycotts have…(Read More)

A group of bishops from across the Communion, led by Bishop George Sumner of Dallas, today published a letter in which they express their hopes for next year’s Lambeth Conference. This letter is but the latest development in the run-up to the conference, which has already been marked by the Archbishop of Canterbury…(Read More)

Our friends at ENS report that the Dioceses of Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan are in the process of finalizing an agreement to share a bishop.  In October, Eastern Michigan’s convention is scheduled to vote to elect Western Michigan Bishop Whayne Hougland Jr. as bishop provisional. If approved, Hougland would be following in the…(Read More)

Anglicans are at the forefront of several conversations taking place around the globe about environmental issues this week. First, in Japan, several clergy spoke at the International Forum for a Nuclear-Free World held in Sendai about the consequences of the 2011 explosion at the Fukushima nuclear plant. The forum, organized by the Nippon Se…(Read More)

Thinking Anglicans today published an opinion piece by Andrew Greystone. Following on the recent publication of the Church of England’s inquiry into sexual abuse (see the Café’s previous coverage here). In Greystone’s words, describes, “’an entirely different approach’ in the church’s relationship with victims of abuse in church contexts.” Some excerpts…(Read More)

In the spiritual realm and in the Church, it is important to have clear lines of authority.  The agreement that I signed with Archbishop Okoh has allowed each of the CANA dioceses to bring clarity since they were technically connected with two provinces, two archbishops, and two houses of bishops. For those choosing to remain…(Read More)

Page 1 of 6
1 2 3 6