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April 08 2018 By dvirtue American Anglican Council Stands with Dioceses of Fort Worth & South Carolina in Legal Trials

Our brief, which was a joint effort with the Falls Church Anglican, emphasized to the Supreme Court the substantial harmful impact that the South Carolina Supreme Court's erroneous decision in this case has on many, many individual congregations, dioceses, and denominations. Among other things, the brief points the Supreme Court to the important research we've done in cataloging the lawsuits against dioceses, congregations, clergy, and volunteer lay vestry members. (pages 6-7)

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April 06 2018 By dvirtue Homosexual-Turned-Pastor: What Gay Activists Refuse to Understand About My Ministry

They certainly have the right to remain as they are, but they do not have the right to misrepresent and slander an entire group of individuals who only want to share the good news that has set them free from what is, overall, a very lonely and dangerous life.

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March 31 2018 By dvirtue Church of South India bishops lack moral courage with no fear of God

At the time of Jesus, the temple precincts were used as a market-place where they sold cattle, sheep and doves. Jesus drove the marketing crowd out with a whip (ouch!). What was wrong with that not too indecent sale of those innocuous animals, Mr. Jesus? Perhaps the temple authorities were making a little or big money out of that business and it caused some nuisance to the worshippers!

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March 31 2018 By dvirtue Western youngsters are potty trained to believe in nothing

As chaplains, we learned our first lesson. We could reliably assume that almost every young adult who came from a white British or European background had no religious affiliation. Sociologists have coined a term for these young adults. They call them 'nones' because the 'nones' believe in 'nothing' -- of course, nones believe in diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and intersectionality, but believe in nothing transcendent, eternal, or ultimate.

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March 29 2018 By dvirtue US Gun Laws -- the children are crying out

1. "The Church is divided on the matter." Yes, my good and dear friend, but the church has been divided on many things and still is. But yet churches and their leaders speak out on church dividing matters as same-sex relations and nuclear arms as they have in the past on issues such as apartheid over which the church was divided in South Africa.

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March 26 2018 By dvirtue I Remember

I met Sharon on a dark afternoon in February. Lent was about to begin. She was slumped on a chair in her room - swollen feet propped on a stool, legs covered with a blanket, a bathrobe draped over skeletal shoulders, a bandana wrapped around a bald head - a forty-six-year-old divorced mother of two, with only days to live.

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March 25 2018 By dvirtue Truth is the scapegoat for Pilate Welby

They are shepherds and guardians of the flock. Fr Matthew Ineson is a member of that flock. Ineson complains that another vicar repeatedly raped him when he was 16 years old. He wants the Pilates in purple to give him justice. He appeals to Peter Burrows, Bishop of Doncaster. 'That bishop did nothing,' says Ineson. 'Nothing.'

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March 19 2018 By dvirtue Why, and what next? The questions Stephen Hawking couldn't answer

Should a professor of physics attempt to answer a question of metaphysics? Evolutionary biologist and atheist Stephen Jay Gould was emphatic that science and philosophy (or theology) were two separate conceptual domains. The Harvard professor coined the acronym NOMA (Non Overlapping Magisteria) to describe the Berlin Wall of separation between the two disciplines.

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March 11 2018 By dvirtue The great lie that distinctions don't matter

Planned Parenthood and the Church of Scotland have one common goal. They want to erase the most fundamental distinction in creation -- the biological difference between men and women. There are no distinctions. This is one of the most insidious lies of the 21st century. Every day we are being brainwashed into believing that there are no distinctions, or that distinctions don't matter.

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March 11 2018 By dvirtue Author slams Tutu for silence on Anglican Church child abuse

"The day Archbishop Tutu conferred my degree was not the first time I was touched by a clergyman from the Church of England in South Africa. In the years leading up to my graduation ceremony‚ I was being sexually abused by priests from the Church of England in South Africa. So far as I am aware‚ the Archbishop has never fully addressed such systematic and institutionalised sexual abuse happening in his own organization‚" he said.

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