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June 13 2020 By dvirtue Albany Bishop William Love Faces his Accusers

Cooney noted that B012 contains a provision for bishops who are theologically opposed to same-sex marriage to have other bishops provide pastoral support to the couple and celebrant, but Love refused to do this.

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June 12 2020 By dvirtue INTERROGATING GOD: Seven Questions That Cause You To doubt His Goodness

Plagued as the world is right now by COVID-19, the problem of God and natural evil has raced to the forefront of most thoughtful minds. If so, you might be asking one of the following questions:

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June 10 2020 By dvirtue COVID-19 and Economic Recession is Decimating Ranks of Western Anglican Churches

Treasurer Kurt Barnes made a budget presentation to the Council which showed that while COVID-19 had no significant effect on income -- including diocesan commitments -- in the first quarter of 2020, payments from dioceses fell significantly in April, with several dioceses deferring their April and May payments and three requesting partial assessment waivers. Stock market declines associated with COVID-19 also have taken a toll on the church's investment portfolio.

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June 09 2020 By dvirtue Top Washington bishops agree - slamming Trump's church visits was right

The President's church visits were surrounded by the protests, civil unrest and riots stemming from the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day (May 25) in Minneapolis. George Floyddied under the knee of a police officer who had him penned to the ground during an attempted arrest. Mr. Floyd is black; the police officer is white. And now the Black Lives Matter movement is again in full force with protests spreading not only though every state, but also around the world.

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June 06 2020 By dvirtue Present and Former Archbishops of Canterbury Condemn President Donald Trump's Actions

Williams was the Archbishop of Canterbury for 10 years until 2012. He was considered a disaster by the Global South, caving into pansexuality and failing to show leadership in the Culture Wars tearing the Anglican Communion apart.

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The same goes for some 13 bishops (to date) who have failed to condemn looters, but were happy to rail against racism, white supremacy and Trump's actions at St. John's Episcopal Church. Below is the list.

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June 01 2020 By dvirtue MY APPEAL TO YOU

The Communion's left wing media elites believe they can keep on doing and reporting things the same old way, progressively moving the church further and further away from the gospel as it embraces more and more leftist views on a whole list of issues including controversial climate change theories, while ignoring the central tenet of our faith, that Christ died for our sins and rose again for our justification.

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The rise of online services has prompted a rethink of how the Church of England pays for its 42 cathedrals and 16,000 churches -- of which 12,500 are listed by Historic England -- with dioceses under pressure to merge their functions in education, theological training and administration to save money, said The Times.

"The crisis is going to lead to a massive shrinkage in the number of cathedrals, dioceses and parish churches," said a source familiar with his thinking.

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May 25 2020 By virtueonline FT. Worth legal decision is Knockout Punch against Episcopal Church Diocese

And then on Friday, the other shoe dropped; the Supreme Court of Texas told the Episcopal Diocese of Ft. Worth that they had no right to the properties they alleged were theirs, (and for which they had fought over for 12 years in the courts) and said they could go pound sand.

It was basically about neutral principles.

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May 18 2020 By virtueonline Episcopal Presiding Bishop admits COVID-19 could kill off Church

Bishop Gene Robinson's consecration will be seen as just the tip of the iceberg for new growth, predicted the love talking Presiding Bishop.

"For the moment we may have to content ourselves with fewer dioceses, less bishops, empty churches, less money flowing in and no next generation millennials coming forward, but we will definitely have more queers in the pulpit and episcopacy. That's a huge cultural win for us. I see a transsexual bishop in our future."

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