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September 28 2015 By dvirtue Pope Wows Massive American Audience*Pope Vows War on Poverty/Climate change and end to Sexual Abuse*No Change on Homosexuality Position by Vatican*PEARUSA Moves Closer to ACNA*Canadian Anglicans Affirm Gay Marriage*Church of Wales Backs off Gay Marriage

Observant love. True love is always observant, and the eyes of Jesus never missed the sight of need. Nobody could accuse him of being like the priest and Levite in his parable of the Good Samaritan. Of both it is written, "He saw him." Yet each saw him without seeing, for he looked the other way, and so 'passed by on the other side'. Jesus, on the other hand, truly "saw." He was not afraid to look human need in the face, in all its ugly reality.

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September 18 2015 By dvirtue Archbishop Welby Calls for Meeting of Anglican Primates*Obama Invites Gay Episcopal Bishop to White House Papal Visit*Holy Trinity Anglican opens with 500 in Raleigh, NC*Nigerian Anglican Primate Okoh visits CANA churches in U.S.

He dropped it like a bombshell on the Anglican Communion on Wednesday. The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby proposed a way forward for the Communion to effectively dissolve the fractious and bitterly divided worldwide Anglican Communion and replace it with a much looser grouping.

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September 10 2015 By dvirtue Former Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook Pleads Guilty in Death of Cyclist*St. Paul's Rapist Fights Felony Conviction*Kidnapped Nigerian Bishop Released*South East Asia Elects New Archbishop*Former Bishop of Lewes admits Abusing 18 Young Men

Kim (Davis) has shown more courage than most any politicians I know, and most every pastor I know because she has not only said something, she has been willing to put her life at risk in order to follow the Christ that came into her life four years ago. That's a bold declaration of the authenticity of her faith and the reality of it. --- Gov. Mike Huckabee

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August 28 2015 By dvirtue ACNA Archbishop Meets Russian Orthodox Patriarch*TEC Pushes Sexual Agenda into Africa*ACNA and Anglican Mission Open Talks*Dean Hall Retires early from National Cathedral*Nationwide Protest Against Planned Parenthood Draws 850 Anglicans

The challenges, however, are many: cultural, theological, environmental, and institutional. On the surface, the common goal unites a wide diversity of Christian believers. In many ways they are defining the future of faith in America.

For those of us who remain firmly in the trenches of orthodoxy in faith and morals, it is a new world order that is both inviting, cutting edge, oddly appealing, and yet dangerously heterodox.

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August 21 2015 By dvirtue Evangelical Episcopalians Roll over on Gay Marriage*St. Paul's Episcopal Academy embroiled in Sex Scandal*Lord Carey backs Assisted Suicide*GAFCON Primates oppose Corruption*Bishop Doyle's Fictional World

The law has always shared the Christian assumption that life is a gift of God, not something we are in control of. That is the basis not just of a civilized society, but the meaning of love.

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August 14 2015 By dvirtue Albany Episcopal Bishop Under Fire Over Gay Resolution Resistance*Bishop Bruno under more Pressure*Planned Parenthood has 3 Episcopalians*Supreme Court to hear more of DofSC Sept. 23*New Anglican Leader Stands by Lambeth Resolution 1:10

British historian Paul Johnson makes the case that the remarkable growth of the American people from pioneering backwoodsmen to the most powerful and innovative nation on earth was largely fueled by America's religious fervor.

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August 07 2015 By dvirtue Women make up Two-Thirds of Episcopal Church new Survey finds*Washington Bishop Budde fires National Cathedral Organist*CofE Gay Leader Stymied over Church's lack of Inclusion*Abortion is "doing God's work" say TEC leaders

The power, immense power of the media, creates ideas and images in men's minds. Those images overwhelm the weaker among us and weaken the power of the will. They darken the intellect, and with will and intellect so ravaged, sin and evil move in. --- Michael Voris

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July 31 2015 By dvirtue Episcopal Church low on Diversity Scale*ACI leaders say Anglican Communion must act against TEC* LA Bishops' behavior actionable says PB's Bishop for Pastoral Development*ACNA Bishop Ames Retires

Paul's reasons then for insisting on male spiritual oversight of the family and the church are rooted in the doctrine of creation. God's purpose in creating male and female is that they would be complementary; that this complementarity means that our created natures with different strengths and weaknesses are meant to complement one another, so that together we are stronger.

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July 23 2015 By dvirtue Orthodox Episcopal Bishops Fight Back on TEC Marriage Canon Changes*Church of Wales in Death Throes*Owen Chadwick Dies*Pope Lauds Catholic Charismatics and Anglicans

Are you sick and tired of groveling apologies for homophobia? Then stop. You don't need to apologize for something you never felt, said or did. --- Anonymous

"Will we accept public ridicule because we are standing up for truth? Are we so afraid of disestablishment (in the CofE) that we will compromise the Gospel in order to preserve our increasingly imaginary secular privileges?" --- Prof. Gerald Bray

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July 17 2015 By dvirtue International Catholic Congress of Anglicans Meet in Texas*Four Episcopal Dioceses Reject Gay Marriage Resolutions* LA Bishop Bruno Faces Presentment Charges*Panic Hits CofE over Shrinking Future

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July 17, 2015

I am in Ft. Worth, Texas, this week attending the International Catholic Congress of Anglicans, a conciliar gathering of Catholic Anglicans, rooted, as they say, in the past, ready for the future.

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