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“If the facts are as reported, this is extremely distressing and completely contrary to the longheld stance of this church. I am taking immediate steps to review and address the matter…(Read More)

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Ahmanson at GAFCON

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Said in 2004 in an interview where his aim was to improve his image: “It would still be a little hard to say that if one stumbled on a country that was doing that, that it is inherently immoral, to stone people for these things…(Read More)

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These rows are missing four key ingredients – an understanding that ‘top-down’ models of the Church are dying, that the world needs examples of reconciliation and peacemaking rather than animosity, that many want to affirm gay Christians on deeply traditional grounds, and that disagreement without courtesy and love is destroying the credibility of the Church…(Read More)

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The Rt. Rev. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali was asked how he could boycott the Lambeth Conference after his statements about working within the Anglican Communion. He replied that he could not share fellowship with those who support gays and lesbians in the church. Dr Jensen, bishop of Sydney Australia believes by not attending they will…(Read More)

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More news from Zimbabwe

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The food is taken from the people. If your home is selected for a donation you must either give them Z$10 billion, or 10Kg of maize meal, or you are beaten. In the better off townships this is going on, but on a smaller scale. They seem to target the poorest of the poor…(Read More)

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…the DeWolf name has been honored through generations, both in the family’s hometown of Bristol, R.I., and on the national stage. Family members have been prominent citizens: professors, writers, legislators, philanthropists, Episcopal priests and bishops. Traces of the Trade reveals their deep involvement in the slave trade…(Read More)

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In a much more conciliatory tone, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali spoke to the Global Anglican Futures Conference (GAFCON) of conservatives about the dangers of militant secularism. Stressing the importance of “translatability” of Christianity, he praised the enculturation of the Gospel while warning of the dangers of becoming one with culture. The conference…(Read More)

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Schism tide recedes

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The prospect of schism in the worldwide Anglican Church receded as African leaders meeting in Jerusalem stepped back from the brink and declared they are not seeking to start a new church…(Read More)

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