In this case the element of secrecy in the appointment to the episcopacy of a man in a same sex relationship gives the impression that it has been arranged with the aim of presenting the church with a 'fait accompli', rather than engaging with possible opposition in the spirit of the 'shared conversations'.Read more
GAFCON UK has recently been reconstituted precisely to meet the challenges that Archbishop Okoh outlines and is committed to grappling with the departure from orthodoxy in the UK. The AMiE is about to launch an ambitious plan for pioneering church-planting in the context of the ReNew Conference in September, where the aim is to encourage regions throughout England that pioneer, establish and secure healthy local Anglican churches.Read more
"Well ..." Miss Prout answered, then taking a deep cleansing breath as she organized her thoughts she continues: "It's been two years now since the whole ordeal and I feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me and I am going to make sure that other people -- other girls ... other boys -- that they can own it too, and they don't have to be ashamed either."Read more
The Committee's report, which was released on July 31, is to be presented to the 2016 Diocesan Convention which is to be held on Dec. 2 & 3, at which time the Committee is to offer recommendations that may include the amending Diocese of Los Angeles canons to bring the Diocese into alignment with current Episcopal Church policy and polity and to better conform to existing TEC canons.Read more
The message being clearly conveyed is that: there are Church of England churches that hold to the unchanging truths of the gospel and the formularies of the Church of England; these churches oppose the relentless slide towards revisionism in the Church of England structures; these churches are prepared to take action to protect their congregations.Read more
Organisers, drawn from the conservative evangelical wing of Anglicanism, say they have no immediate plans to break away - but are setting up the "embryonic" structures that could be used to do so if the established church moves further in what they see as a liberal direction.Read more
Hardly had the tour ended than a group of people who were meeting at a nearby bar approached the bishops hurling insults at the priests while threatening to kill them.
The mob brought match boxes and dry grass and tried to set the university's bus which had transported the bishops to the site on fire.
Mukono Diocese Bishop James William Ssebaggala called police which rushed to the scene and dispersed the mob.
One member of the mob was arrested.Read more
It didn't take long for Labrie to violate his bail curfew, and earlier this year he was seen on a Boston train by a magazine reporter. This did not sit well with the New Hampshire judge, who revoked his bail, and Labrie was sent to cool his heels in the Merrimack County House of Corrections in Boscawen, NH. There, the former St. Paul's student was confined to solitary because of his notoriety.Read more
Several institutions within the Episcopal Church continue to disperse grants to African provinces. In June the wealthy endowed Episcopal parish Trinity Wall Street, New York issued a grant to the Province of Central Africa to support travel expenses for the CAPA meeting.Read more
Over the next several days, my unit ministry team traveled across South Louisiana surveying the damage, ministering to soldiers, and caring for civilians in shelters. Weather scientists have now told us that the weather event was a "once in a thousand years event." While the flood reminded many people of Hurricane Katrina, the geographical area was much larger in size and scope.
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