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Garwood Anderson appointed interim dean of Nashotah House

The Board of Directors of Nashotah House is pleased to announce that Garwood Anderson, Ph.D. has been appointed to the position of Interim Dean and President, effective January 1, 2018.

 

EFAC Reorganizes and Renews Its Mission

Following a recent meeting of the trustees, the Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC) has restated its vision, and appointed new leadership.

 

Publication of Bishop George Bell independent review

Church of England admits it was incompetent but meant well in its handling of the George Bell case

 

ACC secretary general defends primacy of Canterbury

Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon says institutions not faith defines Anglicans

 

UFO Commission communique

The Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order statement from their meeting last week in Colombo

 

What makes Anglicans Anglican anyway

David Baker asks what binds Anglicans together

 

Carey visit to Damascus prompts MPs outrage

Labour MPs denounce archbishop's visit to Syriac Orthodox Patriach as a propaganda coup for Bashir al-Assad

 

Statement of Full Communion with the ACNA from the Global South Anglican coalition

Recognition of full communion and fellowship with the ACNA from the churches of Nigeria, Uganda, Egypt, Southeast Asia, Sudan, South Su8dan, South America, West Africa, Rwanda, Mynamar, Congo and Bangladesh

 

Advent message: Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, chairman of GAFCON

Archbishop discusses AMiE ordinations, saying they are essential for the re-evangelization of England

 

Christmas message: Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church of the USA

“Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world,”

 

Egyptian prison ministry appeal

Diocese seeking funds to repatriate foreign prisoners from Egypt

 

University to offer trauma response training for clergy

University of Exeter to offer classes to teach clergy how to respond to terror attacks in their communities

 

WNC priest withdraws not guilty plea in Florida road rage incident

Attorneys for the Rev. Rian Adams have withdrawn his not guilty plea in an apparent plea bargain deal

 

ERD Responds to California wildfires

Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles to provide emergency support to help the most vulnerable impacted by the wildfires spreading across Southern California. 

 

Newcastle diocesan flaws allowed perpetrators to operate for more than 30 years

Primate accepts findings about Church's institutional, systemic and personal failings over child sexual abuse

 

Rwandan archiepiscopal election notice

Provincial Council issues call for election of a new primate

 

The curse behind an LGBT prayer

Gavin Ashenden reflects on Kelvin Holdsworth's gay prince prayer

 

Brain for Bendigo as Robinson resigns

The Anglican Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn has lost two senior leaders in the space of a week, with the resignation of Bishop Stuart Robinson and the appointment of Bishop Matt Brain as Bishop of Bendigo.

 

Beach in Kigali

ACNA Primate joins Rwandan church for provincial clergy conference

 

St Helen's Bishopsgate walks away from apostasy in the CoE

City of London parish breaks relations with those who reject the Biblical teachings on human sexuality

 

Plea for assistance from Bishop Ackerman

Keith Ackerman asks Anglicans to rally round to support an embattled urban mission

 

Rwanda begins primatial election process

Archbishop Rwaje expected to call for a successor in 2018

 

AMiE ordinations to be livestreamed

Follow the historic service on Facebook Live.

 

Duncan pushes back against Iker comments

A Clarification of the Instructions Given to the Holy Orders Task Force by Archbishop Duncan

 

AMiE to ordain its own clergy

Nine men to be ordained by Bisihop Andy Lines on 7 Dec 2017

 

Modern pharisees -- the moral preening of the archbishops

Jules Gomes takes Justin Welby and John Sentamu to task for engaging in empty moral gestures

 

 

Glasgow bishop repudiates gay prince comments

Comments made by the Provost of St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow do not represent the views of the SEC, Bishop Gregor Duncan says

 

Scottish Anglican Priest Urges Prayers for Prince George to Be Gay

Dean of St Mary's Cathedral in Glasgow hopes Prince George will be gay so that the Church of England will change its stance on homosexual marriage

 

Newfoundland bishop-elect dead at 45

Archdeacon John Meade, coadjutor bishop-elect of the diocese of Western Newfoundland, died early in the morning of Nov 29, 2017.

 

Royal wedding quiz: Must a 'Protestant' be baptized in order to become an Anglican?

Terry Mattingly looks at the press coverage of the news that Meghan Markle is to be baptised and confirmed in the Church of England

 

UT Scholars discover 5th Century Apocalypse of James

The first-known original Greek copy of a heretical Christian writing describing Jesus’ secret teachings to his brother James has been discovered

 

Is gay adoption wrong? The children say Yes

Jules Gomes reports on findings published in Jephthah's Children that the rosy picture painted by gay activists and adoption is not true.

 

Toronto a model for Anglicanism for the world, Archbishop declares

Archbishop Colin Johnson tells synod the Anglican world looks to Toronto for guidance on how to live with divisions over homosexuality

 

Cairo church conference center opens

A new conference centre in the centre of Cairo has been opened by the Diocese of Egypt. The All Saints’ Garden Conference Centre is in Zamalek – an island within the River Nile.

 

The Canterbury Bait and Switch

Prof. Stephen Noll compares the words of Justin Welby to his deeds

 

The Canterbury Tailspin on Truth

FRC president Tony Perkins slams Justin Welby for being out of touch with the Bible and American politics

 

Homily for the last Sunday before Advent

The sheep and the goats, accountability before Christ by the Rt. Rev. Gavin Ashenden

 

Bishop of Egypt responds to Sinai terror attack

Dr Mouneer Anis responds to ISIS attack on the Sufi community in Bir al-Abed

 

Archbishop defends firing of Jacob Worley

Archbishop Privett explains why he fired "without cause" Jacob Worley

 

Welby gives lecture on 'Christian hope' in Moscow

Address to the Postgraduate Institute of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Moscow given on 22 Nov 2017

 

Moscow meeting for Welby and Hilarion

Discussed was a wide range of topics of mutual interest touched on at the meeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia with the Archbishop of Canterbury,

 

ACNS press statement on Moscow meeting of Welby & Kirill

Lambeth report of the proceedings markedly different from the Moscow Patriarchate's read

 

Birmingham priest arrested on child porn charges

Dr Michael Rich of St Andrew's Episcopal Church arrested by state internet child porn task force

 

Diocese of SC takes appeal to US Supreme Court

Statement from the bishop and standing committee on the next phase of its legal appeal issued on 21 Nov 2017

 

Letter from the former Bishop of Caledonia on the Worley affair

[M]y trust in the honour and spiritual integrity of the [Provincial House of Bishops] is irrevocably broken

 

Irish church leaders issue call for an end to sectarian violence

On the United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day (20th November), Church leaders in Ireland have added their voices to those calling for an end to all paramilitary attacks in Northern Ireland.

 

Church of England denies dragging its feet on the George Bell review

Church statement says the delay in publishing the report due to the need to correct errors of fact

 

A Triumph of Injustice and Irresponsibility

A.S. Haley looks at the travesty of the South Carolina courts

 

Diocese of Newark withdraws solicitation for bishop

Standing Committee releases statement reporting the position profile had been plaigarized

 

Sauls' complaint filed

Former TEC COO  accuses national church of defamation, breach of contract and blackballing him from working as a priest

 

Welby’s transgender crusade will encourage bullying, not stop it

The anti-bullying defence for introducing the guidelines does not make sense: Jules Gomes

 

Archbishop of BC labeled a hypocrite over the Worley firing

Marge Anderson is skeptical of Archbishop Privett's claim to have have been guided in prayer to sack Jake Worley

 

No fault divorce will only make things worse for Britain

Gavin Ashenden urges Parliament not to adopt American-style no-fault divorce laws for England and Wales.

 

Welby shares his faith journey with college students

Welby abandoned his faith while at university and says he was a nominal Christian as a young man

 

Bishop of Western Mexico elected

Archdeacon of San Luis Potosí, the Ven. Ricardo Gómez, elected fourth bishop of Western Mexico on 11 Nov 2017 in Guadalajara

 

Dean of Melanesia elected

Philip Rongotha elected dean of St Barnabas Cathedral on Guadalcanal -- the provincial cathedral for the Church of Melanesia

 

Bishop reports Harare calm in wake of Wednesday's coup

Dr Chad Gandiya: "whatever changes are in store for us, these take place in a peaceful manner"

 

Zimbabwe Council of Churches statement on Mugabe ouster

"The heads of churches call for prayer, peace, respect for human dignity, a transitional government of national unity, and national dialogue"

 

Pastoral statement on Zimbabwe by Archbishop Chama

Archbishop of Central Africa offers prayers for Zimbabwe following military coup

 

Fort Worth in impaired communion with some ACNA dioceses

Bishop Jack Iker: " I will no longer give consent to the election of any bishop who intends to ordain female priests"

 

Feminism and gay marriage have poisoned the C of E

Justin Welby and his cronies must be banging their heads wondering why they did not make Gavin Ashenden, the former Queen’s Chaplain, a bishop.

 

Martial law in Harare

Army denies coup underway -- mission to protect President Robert Mugabe

 

Letters to the Times

Gavin Ashenden writes to The Times about its coverage of trans-gender issues

 

Homily for the 3rd Sunday before Advent

Gavin Ashenden looks at Matthew 25, the parable of the 10 bridesmaids

 

Christian math teacher facing disciplinary hearing for calling pupil born female a 'girl'

Joshua Sutcliffe admits saying “Well done girls” when he addressed a group of students including the pupil in question.

 

Nashotah House announces death of Associate Dean Rick Hartley

It is with great sadness that Nashotah House Theological Seminary announces the unexpected passing of the Rev. Richard (Rick) S. Hartley,

 

David Ould looks at the Australian marriage survey results

Well, Australia has voted “yes” in the much-debated Postal Survey on marriage

 

Statement by the Bishop of Chichester on the resignation of Lorna Ashworth

Lorna's testimony is a timely reminder of the Church's call to be, within the society of our own time, conformed to the gospel of Jesus Christ and his kingdom

 

Statement from Archbishop Davies on the same-sex marriage result

Protecting individual freedoms - freedom of speech, freedom of conscience and freedom of faith - need to be balanced with the move to address same-sex marriage.

 

Coalition for Marriage Statement on Australian marriage vote

Of 12.7 million Australians who took part in the government survey, 61.6 percent voted yes and 38.4 percent voted no, officials announced on Wednesday morning, with 79.5 percent of voting-age Australians sending back their postal ballots.

 

Homophobic bullying and CofE schools

The Church of England's guide is "not a Christian document".

 

The Anglican Planet talks to the Rev. Jake Worley

The following conversation took place between Sharon Dewey Hetke and The Rev. Jake Worley in May, 2017, following Worley’s election as bishop of the Diocese of Caledonia on April 22, 2017, and the Provincial House of Bishops’ majority decision not to approve his election.

 

Reading the Newspaper Through Richard Pryor's Eyes

The cynicism so many readers have towards the mainstream media arises in part from the worldview articulated by Richard Pryor -- "Who you gonna believe, me or your lying eyes?” from his 1982 film “Live on the Sunset Strip”.

 

SC protestant leaders file Amicus Brief in Episcopal Church case

106 religious leaders endorse brief filed with state supreme court in support of the Diocese of South Carolina

 

Bishop of Maidstone laments resignation of Lorna Ashworth

Bishop Rod Thomas says he will stay and fight for the reform and renewal of the Church of England

 

Archbishop of York statement on the resignation of Lorna Ashworth

"I am convinced that the Church of England remains faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ and will move forward rooted in the Christian faith as we have received it."

 

Ashworth's letter of resignation

"There are many like myself, who long for clear and courageous biblical leadership from the bishops of the Church of England and we will pray to this end."

 

Settlement reached in Newport Beach

Accord reached between the Diocese of Los Angeles and the congregation of St James the Great, Newport Beach

 

No selfies during mass, Pope Francis tells Catholics

"Please! Mass is not a show: ... Remember: no cellphones,” says Francis

 

South African diocesan synod affirms GAFCON's Jerusalem Declaration

Any nominee for bishop of the Diocese of Port Elizabeth must affirm the 2008 statement from the GAFCON Conference in Jerusalem

 

New Zealand bishop translated to the CoE

Helen-Ann Hartley to be suffragan Bishop of Ripon in the Diocese of Leeds

 

West Indian archbishop urges repeal of Jamaica's sodomy laws

West Indian Anglican bishops were “intellectual apostates" Evangelical leaders claim for their support for decriminalization of sodomy

 

Welby urges Kenyan political leaders to set aside differences for the good of the country

Sermon given by the Archbishop of Canterbury at All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi marking 100th anniversary of All Saints Cathedral

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