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September 20 2019 By virtueonline Indian MP mocks Archbishop Justin Welby's Amritsar apology as "self-flagellation"

Writing in The Pioneer, one of India's oldest newspapers which retained journalists like Winston Churchill and Rudyard Kipling, Dasgupta warned of the dangers of apologising for the past:

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September 18 2019 By virtueonline Southwark Cathedral criticised for hosting scantily clad London Fashion Week show described as 'antithesis of Christian gospel'

It was described by the 48-year-old British designer as a "celebration of women" and attracted celebrity guests including the actor Ed Westwick and socialite Lady Victoria Hervey.

However, a leading Anglican clergyman has questioned whether the cathedral should be "giving a platform" to an event which promotes "a narcissistic self-referential display for the very rich".

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September 18 2019 By virtueonline ReNew Conference hears call to mission in the light of the future

Asked why there had been such successful evangelism in his Diocese of Jos, Kwashi told of how he took teams of clergy to visit unchurched areas for a week after time of research and prayer. Once congregations had been established, clergy and lay people were mobilised for further mission, and the Archbishop told of how teenagers can become particularly effective evangelists if they develop a passion for Jesus before and instead of the usual negative influences.

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September 16 2019 By virtueonline Koran read at Westminster Abbey as Royal Cathedral bows to Islam

Ashdown, who died on 22 December 2018, became a passionate advocate for the Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the wars that led to the break-up of Yugoslavia.

The Koranic reading was in Bosnian and preceded biblical readings from Isaiah 52: 7-12 and Paul's second epistle to Timothy 4:1-7.

Expressing his consternation, Islamic jurist Yasser Hussein who spoke to Rebel Priest media, said that such an act could imply that the deceased may have secretly converted to Islam.

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September 13 2019 By virtueonline Canterbury Archbishop Caught Lying?

None of the 26 bishops who serve as voting members of the House of Lords were present during the debate on July 17 for the critical vote that resulted in the imposition of abortion on Northern Ireland.

Justin Welby has now defended the bishops' absenteeism, citing convention.

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September 12 2019 By virtueonline A Village vicar has resigned because he cannot agree with Oxford Diocese guidance on same-sex issues

The 53-year-old told residents living near Abingdon: "While many things in life are simply a matter of personal preference and taste, this kind of relativism does not apply to Christian doctrine.

"God himself has set controls and boundaries in place in order to keep his beloved people safe.

"Sadly this no longer seems to be the view of the bishops in our diocese.

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September 12 2019 By virtueonline "Is Church History?" -- The Church of England Might Be

Greenbelt is a prominent liberal Christian event that began as a music festival in 1974 and has since morphed into an all-inclusive festival of faith, art, and music. Most of the talks at Greenbelt focus on the role of the church in modern society and how it should act.

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September 09 2019 By virtueonline 'This isn't f****** Disneyland': Furious drunk man storms cathedral after crazy golf course installed in nave

He shouted: "This isn't f***ing Disneyland, this is a f***ing cathedral, this is a f***ing disgrace."

Feeney pleaded guilty to riotous, violent or indecent behaviour in a churchyard and one count of common assault at Medway Magistrates' Court in Kent on Tuesday.

He said he was "extremely sorry" and "extremely ashamed" about the incident.

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September 09 2019 By virtueonline Indian scientist demolishes Archbishop Welby's climate alarmism as 'disastrous' for India's poor

Jayaraj, who worked on numerous international assignments, including the Climate Resilience plan for the UK's Department for International Development (DFID), called Welby a "brand ambassador of the climate crisis movement," observing that contrary's to the archbishop's claims, "India's agricultural output is at an all-time record high."

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September 02 2019 By virtueonline Justin Welby calls for Remainers to 'stop whingeing' and accept the result of the Brexit referendum

But in comments made during a question and answer session two days before it emerged that he was in talks to chair the forum, Archbishop Welby stated that he was a "democrat" and did not support the campaign for a second Brexit referendum.

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