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April 15 2022 By dvirtue EXCLUSIVE: The Head Of A Christian Texas School (Episcopal) Told Kids The Church Is 'Normalizing Same-Sex Relationships

"[Homosexuality] is an issue about which the Episcopal church has taken a very clear position," Baad said. "Mike Curry ... has a quote that sums it up ... 'LGBTQ siblings, we stand with you in this moment. And we continue to affirm that you are, and always have been, a blessing to our church. But, above all, you are children of God.'"

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April 14 2022 By dvirtue SEWANEE: "SEX IN THE DARK" ILLUMINATES SEXUAL ANXIETIES ON-CAMPUS

Two of the most popular questions that were discussed were the female orgasm and pornography addictions. Other focuses of the night were based on sexual health, such as regular menstrual cycles and how to prevent STD transmission. Discussions about accepting your sexual identity, asexuality, and how to change the narratives based on society's heteronormative standards were also held.

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April 14 2022 By dvirtue UGANDA'S ANGLICAN ARCHBISHOP CHALLENGES GOVERNMENT

The archbishop's call comes at a time when suspected machete wielding men have embarked on attacking and killing people in the Kampala metropolitan areas.

Dr Kaziimba said, "Although the situation in the country is challenging, criminality shouldn't be used as an excuse. Those involved in killing and hurting innocent Ugandans should stop and also repent."

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April 07 2022 By dvirtue UGANDA: Nation's president disagrees with Anglican Archbishop

Kaziimba said; "Some Ugandans are very greedy which leads to them becoming corrupt. They grab poor people's land yet when they die, they are buried in a small piece of land." He said that it is God who called Oulanyah home when he died at the age of 57.

In his response president Museveni asked, "why is it that God calls Africans at an early age and exempts Japan's or Europeans who die at 70 plus years. Life expectancy in Uganda is now 63 yet that of Japan is 75, he said.

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April 04 2022 By dvirtue UK: Religious leaders urge PM to include trans people in conversion therapy ban

Convener to the writing group, Steve Chalke, Baptist minister and founder of Oasis Trust told the PA news agency it was a "clear act of discrimination" to exclude trans people.

We have waited four years around this and we can't wait any longer. A ban on conversion therapy must be now and it must be a ban for everyone, for all people, for LGB and T people.

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April 04 2022 By dvirtue INDIA: Legal Setback for Popular Efforts to Prevent Raising of Retirement Age of CSI Clergy

As regular readers will recall at a Special Session of the CSI Synod held on March 7, 2022, Moderator Dharmaraj Rasalam had declared the resolution to raise the retirement age passed despite strong opposition and protests from the floor.

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April 03 2022 By dvirtue AAF Petition to the Episcopal Church General Convention 2022

Resolved that this 2022 Convention reinstate all 700 or more deposed clergy for abandonment of Communion who upheld their ordination vows in this dispute, with full rights, benefits and privileges returned, including renewal of their licenses.

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April 01 2022 By dvirtue LAMBETH PALACE: Primates Issue Communique

3. This meeting was our first opportunity to gather in-person since the
Primates' Meeting in Jordan in January 2020. We have benefited from
meeting online twice since then, but we wish to express how wonderful it is
to be able to meet, once again, face to face.

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March 31 2022 By dvirtue Global meeting of Anglican primates takes place in London

This week's meeting is the first in-person gathering of Anglican primates since they met in Jordan in January 2020. International travel restrictions to protect against the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented further in-person meetings until now. The primates held online meetings in November 2020 and 2021 to discuss a range of issues, including the global impact of the pandemic.

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March 30 2022 By dvirtue Anglican Church in Malawi overwhelmed by Anglicans who commit suicide

"The priests discussed how they should handle suicide funerals as there are a lot of incidents such, that when it comes to the church their hands are tied," said Malasa.

He then revealed a plan for the church to conduct research on the cause of the rise of suicide cases in the country was in order.

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