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November 23 2019 By virtueonline LAHORE: American archbishop lauds CoP for uniting church leaders

"Last year we had a conference in Dubai but I am very happy to be part of this gathering in Lahore which is interdenominational and well attended by church leaders from across the country," said the senior American bishop.

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Stuttering through his response, the archbishop argued: "You could say they're doing the wrong thing, you could say they're doing the right thing, you can say it's their right, you can say that the baby has rights ... uh ..."

"The Church of England is very clear on this," he continued, but refused to go "into the detail of that, because we're running out of time, but the Church of England has a very clear view on that and had since the eighties."

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November 22 2019 By virtueonline Oldest Anglican Parish in Canada Performs Its First Same-Sex Marriage

The couple has been together for 18 years and knew the church was friendly, because one of the church leaders, a deacon who is openly gay, was accepted by the church community.

Green says the Cathedral is what she calls "an interesting blend of history and tradition, modernity and progression."

Archdeacon and rector of the Cathedral, the Venerable Roger Whelan says the ceremony was a long time coming.

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November 21 2019 By virtueonline Numbers Confirm: Anglican Church of Canada is Collapsing

The report includes the first comprehensive set of official statistics since the early 2000s. Data confirms anecdotal stories from across much of the Canadian church that Anglican Christianity is vanishing there. In 1962 (the height of Anglican participation) the ACoC reported more than 1.3 million members, out of a total Canadian population of approximately 18 million, seven percent of Canadians affiliated with the Anglican Church.

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November 21 2019 By virtueonline Archdeacon David McClay Confirmed as Bishop--designate of Down and Dromore

It was announced today that the Episcopal Electoral College for the Diocese of Down and Dromore, meeting in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh, has elected a son of the Diocese of Raphoe, Archdeacon David McClay, as the new Bishop of Down and Dromore. He succeeds the Rt Revd Harold Miller who retired at the end of September.

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November 21 2019 By virtueonline Malaga Catholic diocese apologises for confusion over Anglican priestess at Mass

"The Diocese of Malaga feels very much the damage that this gesture may have caused to those who do not know the doctrine on the matter and to whom it may have created confusion," adds the statement.

"May our prayer and ecumenical commitment help us to overcome our differences, until one day we can celebrate together the Sacrament of Communion," it concludes.


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November 20 2019 By virtueonline AMBRIDGE, PA: North American Lutheran Church Calls New Seminary President

Riesen is a graduate of Indiana University, Fort Wayne (B.S.), Fuller Theological Seminary (M.A.), Luther Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (D.Min.), where his work focused on the dialogue between theology and science. His dissertation, "When Worldviews Collide: The Christian Faith and the New Genetics," explores moral and theological questions raised by new genetic technologies.

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November 18 2019 By virtueonline Church of Ireland clergy object to conservative bishop's appointment

In a letter to the church's House of Bishops, the signatories say they are concerned Archdeacon David McClay may not be an appropriate choice due to his membership of the Gafcon (Global Anglican Future Conference) Ireland movement.

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The LGBTI+ campaigner also presented Pope Francis with a copy of her autobiography Just Love: A Journey of Self-Acceptance and a brochure of the Ozanne Foundation which claims to work with "religious organisations around the world to eliminate discrimination based on sexuality or gender in order to celebrate the equality and diversity of all."

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November 15 2019 By virtueonline A new Primate for Jerusalem and the Middle East

He succeeds in the primacy the Most Reverend Suheil Dawani, Bishop of the Diocese of Jerusalem.

Please pray for Archbishop Michael when on 17 November with representatives of the Province he celebrates the life of the Anglican Churches of the region at a Eucharist in St Andrew Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to which all are invited.

Georgia Katsantonis
Provincial Secretary

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