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After making million dollar donation to campaign against marriage equality, the diocese of Sydney is facing criticism from within and without
The conservative Diocese of Sydney has drawn $1 million from its endowment fund to support the “No” campaign in Australia’s mail-in referendum on marriage equality.
“In June the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church voted to change its Canon on Marriage. This decision was ours to take as a self-governing province of the Anglican Communion.”
The Primates of the Global South met in Cairo last week. The Anglican Church in North America shared their communique. The bulk of its message
The Anglican church in southern Africa continues to struggle with the issue of marriage equality. This weekend, at the synod meeting of the Diocese of Cape Town, a motion on the issue was tabled.
UPDATE: During the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, which began on Saturday, May 20th and will run until the 26th, a report will be presented on discrimination within the church against LGBTQI+ people.
The Most Revd David Chillingworth, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, responded this morning to a communique from GAFCON announcing the consecration of a missionary bishop,
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