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ENS: Presiding Bishop joins other NCC leaders in call for Trump’s removal from office

ENS: Presiding Bishop joins other NCC leaders in call for Trump’s removal from office

For the good of the nation, so that we might end the current horror and prepare the way for binding up the nation’s wounds, we, as leaders of the member communions of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC), believe the time has come for the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, to resign his position immediately. If he is unwilling to resign, we urge you to exercise the options provided by our democratic system.

Trump’s “visit” to St. John’s Lafayette Square has another twist

Trump’s “visit” to St. John’s Lafayette Square has another twist

The photo-op at the Episcopal church was designed and executed by a member of the Secret Service on temporary leave as a political appointee in the White House. It is unprecedented for the Secret Service to approve such an appointment.

Welby advises elderly to skip Christmas worship

Welby advises elderly to skip Christmas worship

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby today told the elderly not to go to church on Christmas Day as he warned it is ‘too dangerous’. 

Places of worship will remain open across the nation over the festive period, even in Tier 4 areas of England which are subject to the toughest coronavirus restrictions. 

Cardinal Pell praises Trump for truth

Cardinal Pell praises Trump for truth

I’m not one running around trying to damn his memory,” he said, adding, “In a democracy, we Christians have got a right, and indeed an obligation, to struggle to maintain Christian values in life, because the moment they start to disappear, notions like truth and reason and free speech” also go away. “On the whole I think Trump has made a positive contribution to the Christian cause.”

Lessons and Carols from King’s Broadcast to be Prerecorded

Lessons and Carols from King’s Broadcast to be Prerecorded

Sad news emerged from King’s College, Cambridge yesterday that the much-loved Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols would not be broadcast live this year. The service has been broadcast live from a packed chapel on Christmas Eve for over 90 years, but for safety reasons it had previously been decided that no congregation could be […]

Church Without Walls pastor cuts ties with Southern Baptists

Church Without Walls pastor cuts ties with Southern Baptists

What the SBC seminary presidents have done has brought division and confusion to the body of Christ. They must repent and seek reconciliation with those who can properly inform them of the wrong they have done. They must ask the Lord to open their hearts to hear the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ and how Jesus’ reign truly should impact our society. – Rev. Dr. Ralph D. West

Bishop Rowe stands up for transgender secretary of health

Bishop Rowe stands up for transgender secretary of health

The search for a scapegoat is not driven by logic. It is driven by the need to blame a vulnerable person or a vulnerable group for the crisis that besets us, and to absolve ourselves of any responsibility in working toward realistic solutions. – Bishop Sean Rowe

Fragments on Fragments #19: Being Human in a Pandemic

Fragments on Fragments #19: Being Human in a Pandemic

“Rediscovering listening can happen through many routes. It can be mediated by time in an external environment in which we can slow down, or through deep conversation with a friend, or by being still within ourselves in meditation or prayer. The important thing is to find ways of recovering or holding on to that capacity to listen. Only as those who have some idea of what is going on within ourselves, between ourselves and others, and in our external world, can we begin to help each other live well. Only as those who can listen are we given words to speak.”