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March 20 2015 By dvirtue Christians must not apologise at work for their beliefs

Writing in the Telegraph, he said: "Now, more than ever, we need Christian people to speak up for their faith, to articulate their beliefs in sensible and courteous ways. Our society needs a reminder of our foundational beliefs in honesty, faithfulness, right and wrong.

"Don't be intimidated by a hostile workplace, challenge the hostility with good humour."

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March 19 2015 By dvirtue No more Muslim prayer services in churches, says bishop

Today Bishop Chessun said: "The Bishop of Kingston has, at my request, now met with the Vicar of St John, Waterloo to discuss the Inclusive Mosque event which took place at St John, Waterloo on 6 March. Whilst it is very important to build good interfaith relations, it is clear that an act of worship from a non-Christian faith tradition is not permitted within a consecrated Church of England building.

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March 15 2015 By dvirtue Welby: 'Seismic shift' required to equip all Anglicans as evangelists

I want to start by saying just two simple sentences about the Church. First, the church exists to worship God in Jesus Christ.

Second, the Church exists to make new disciples of Jesus Christ. Everything else is decoration. Some of it may be very necessary, useful, or wonderful decoration -- but it's decoration.

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March 13 2015 By dvirtue Discrimination revealed: UK Christians have to keep faith hidden

Christians in particular feel discriminated against.

Christians said they were mocked for their beliefs by colleagues who assumed they were bigoted.

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March 11 2015 By dvirtue UK: The Southwark Declaration

We affirm the divine inspiration of the Holy Scriptures and their supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct. We affirm with Canon A5 that 'the doctrine of the Church of England is grounded in the Holy Scriptures, and in such teachings of the ancient Fathers and Councils of the Church as are agreeable to the said Scriptures.''

We affirm, with Article XX, that 'it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written.'

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March 11 2015 By dvirtue Youths turning to Jihad because mainstream religion not 'exciting' enough -- Welby

The Archbishop's comments came as he hosted a reception at Lambeth Palace for leaders from most of the major religious communities in the UK.

Asked by one Anglican cleric whether it was too simplistic to ask only what the Muslim community is doing to prevent radicalisation, he said it would be wrong to blame politicians.

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March 11 2015 By dvirtue Southwark Diocese: Muslim Prayer Service at St John's Waterloo

The Inclusive Mosque Initiative invites you to join us on March 6th 2015 for an inclusive jummah salah led by Dr. Amina Wadud at St. Johns Church Waterloo.The jummah takes place in the run up to International Women's Day and marks the contribution of Dr. Amina Wadud who has been formidable in her stance for gender justice in Islam.

Why is this happening in a Church?

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March 04 2015 By dvirtue UK: Survivors of abuse predict a 'deluge' of complaints

A spokeswoman for survivors of abuse within churches, Anne Lawrence, said this month that the Church would face a "deluge" of complaints.

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March 01 2015 By dvirtue Justin Welby, The Archbishop Of Canterbury, Wants YOU At Lambeth Palace

But the invitation comes with a challenge. The residents will be asked to step away from the "busyness of contemporary life" and establish a "daily rhythm of silence, study and prayer." They'll also be required to commit to volunteering with their local community.

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February 28 2015 By dvirtue ENGLAND: Dean of St Paul's David Ison calls on CofE to consider gay marriage

Dr David Ison says today: "We need to consider what the acceptance of same-sex marriage in the Church would mean in reality, and how it would be understood in relation to the theology of Christian marriage and the chequered history of that institution, as well as contemporary social practice around sexuality."

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