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November 15 2016 By dvirtue Shuttering Episcopal Divinity School in Massachusetts

This follows a decrease of nearly $6.5 million (8.5%) in 2015.

"As the fiduciary stewards of EDS's assets and mission, we are obviously dismayed at the size of EDS's losses, but the news has redoubled our commitment to finding a more sustainable and prudent future for the seminary by the end of fiscal year 2017," Hall and Anderson wrote.

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November 12 2016 By dvirtue Bishop Greg Venables is new Primate of South America

His first post was chaplain of a church in Paraguay and head teacher of St Andrew's College. After 12 years, he was made Bishop of Peru and Bolivia, before moving to Argentina in 2000; becoming Primate for the first time the following year, when the Province was known as the Southern Cone. He held that post until 2010 when new canons were introduced.

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November 11 2016 By dvirtue SC: Breakaway Diocese Still Waiting for Decision in $500 Million Episcopal Church Property Dispute

As of Wednesday, the highest state court has still not released a decision as to which party rightly owns the dozens of church buildings as well as the trademarked diocesan name and seal.

Joy Hunter, director of communications for the South Carolina Diocese, told The Christian Post that the diocesan leadership did not expect such a long wait for the decision.

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November 09 2016 By dvirtue Trump Elected President, Thanks to 4 in 5 White Evangelicals

"The story here continues to be continuity in the strength of evangelical support for GOP candidates, rather than greater intensity," said Kevin den Dulk, political science professor at Calvin College. "I suspect there's some underlying changes in polling responses that would make Trump's evangelical support seem greater than it has in the past."

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November 08 2016 By dvirtue Sodor and Man: How Anglican "Shariah" law trumped democracy on the Isle of Man

Aided and abetted by his Archdeacon Andie Brown, "professional" victim Andrea Quine, ordinand Mark Payne who was offended by having his preaching critiqued, and two disaffected churchwardens, Alan Grace and Timothy Henwood, Bishop Robert Paterson used the Clergy Discipline Measure to silence the island's Canon Theologian and scupper his Petition of Doleance to Tynwald, the Isle of Man's parliament--the longest continually functioning parliament in the world.

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November 04 2016 By dvirtue An Election Day Prayer

Christians, at times, find the demands of biblical citizenship challenging. It is difficult to pray for political leaders who have a dissolute character, mock righteousness and the fear of God, lack the skills and temperament essential for public service, have a casual relationship with the truth, are tainted by public corruption, and advocate principles and policies incompatible with biblical standards.

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November 01 2016 By dvirtue NEWPORT BEACH, CA: Church panel won't dismiss charges against bishop who tried to sell St. James Church

The five-member panel consisting of three bishops, a priest and a layperson also set March 28-30 as dates for a disciplinary hearing to be held against Bruno in Los Angeles.

Robert Williams, spokesman for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, declined to comment "since both civil litigation and canonical proceedings continue in these matters."

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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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