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November 01 2016 By dvirtue WASHINGTON: National Cathedral Faces Calls to Remove Windows with Confederate Generals

Temple was one of several audience members who spoke on Wednesday (Oct. 26) during a series of discussions the cathedral is holding on racial justice. Also present was a scholar of Civil War history and an expert from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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October 31 2016 By dvirtue Anglicans to establish new church in Lima,Ohio

"Lima is strategic," he said, explaining the decision to establish a church here. "It is between Toledo and Dayton. We found that Lima shares some very important dynamics. There is St. Rita's Hospital there. You produce military equipment there. We discovered that Lima is a good, fertile ground for the Gospel."

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October 29 2016 By dvirtue Pope Francis wants to visit South Sudan

The Christian leaders told Pope Francis about South Sudan's civil war, the killings, the refugees and the prevailing fear; and they issued a joint invitation for the Pope to visit the country. Archbishop Paolino told Vatican Radio that the Pope replied by saying he was close to them in their sufferings and repeated twice that he wanted to visit South Sudan.

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October 24 2016 By dvirtue SODOR AND MAN: Anglo-Catholic Vicar Resigns in Wake of Bishop's attack on Evangelical Vicar

The Archdeacon Andie Brown was present at the service when Rev. Boyle made his announcement and was seeking feedback from the congregation after the service. It is reported that both Bishop and Archdeacon have been attempting to close down the church. St Matthew's is the only church on the island that continues to fiercely resist women clergy and both bishop and archdeacon have been pursuing a pro-women's ordination agenda and imposing it on a number of unwilling parishes.

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October 21 2016 By dvirtue TORONTO: Election of gay bishop spurs complaint to Welby

They also claim that Robertson's inclusion was "contrary to the present doctrine and discipline of the Anglican Church of Canada," and that he was therefore "not duly qualified for the office of bishop."

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October 21 2016 By dvirtue Bishop Gene Robinson worked for Podesta group targeting Catholics

WASHINGTON -- Following a leaked email from prominent political actors about a possible "Catholic Spring" movement to plant "seeds of the revolution" within the Church, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has rebuked interference in the Church and a political discourse that marginalizes the faithful and demeans women.

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October 19 2016 By dvirtue SODOR AND MAN: Bishop Pursues Witch-hunt against Former CofE Priest

The only cleric from the diocese, Rev Clive Burgess, has already withdrawn from the tribunal and no other cleric from the diocese is willing to replace him.

Last month, Dr Gomes and his wife were forced to call the police complaining of harassment after they continued to receive letters at their new home sent by registered post and hand delivery from the Bishop's Office.

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October 15 2016 By dvirtue AUSTRALIA: Gay marriage trend may collapse like communism, claims Anglican Church in leaked document

It was subsequently ​passed on to Fairfax Media by sources concerned about the influence of the conservative Sydney diocese on the church. The document was issued by the senior Sydney Bishop Michael Stead, the chairman of the Archbishop's Plebiscite taskforce on gay marriage, who described ​same-sex marriage as "a long way from the good picture of marriage given to us by Jesus and the Bible."​

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October 12 2016 By dvirtue PERTH: Anglican Archbishop Roger Herft stands aside to 'focus' on sex abuse royal commission

He said he would stand aside from all duties including ordinations, pastoral visits, public functions, correspondence and related engagements.

"I have taken this decision after much prayer, thought and consultation with my advisors to allow for the mission and ministry of the Diocese of Perth to flourish," he wrote.

"I am humbled by the courage and fortitude of survivors and victims of child sexual abuse as they continue to bear witness to their stories of suffering."

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October 12 2016 By dvirtue CAIRO: The Church and the Challenge of World Evangelization

Zavala said that many who speak about mission have not planted a church in twenty years. We ask "What are your 'touch-points' with society?" If you have none, then your church is isolated. A church's budget will show us its heart. The budget speaks aloud. A budget that is always the same is a maintenance budget. There is nothing new. If a church of 300 people has not planted a new church, that church is in maintenance mode.

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