In this lecture at Queen’s University Belfast last night, the Archbishop of Canterbury said that to realise the vision of a world in which violence justified on the grounds of religion is eliminated, we need to build a new “narrative of beauty” based on love, hospitality and human flourishing.
“It is intriguing to think that modern European history may have changed forever because of a blow to the head,” said Arash Salardini, behavioral neurologist, co-director of the Yale Memory Clinic and senior author of the study.
The Rev’d Canon Dr Gavin Ashenden, is at presently a part time parish priest, looking after a small parish on the Island of Jersey, where he took semi retirement in order to be able to write a little more.
The former Bishop of Tasmania conceded that he had made a “very serious oversight” in allowing a priest accused of sexually abusing boys to be made life vice-president of the Church of England Boys' Society
Archbishop Bolly Lapok has criticized a leading Islamist politician for claiming Christian missionaries had converted the Dyaks of Borneo by fraud after their own faith had been rejected by the elites of England
His Holiness highlighted in detail the church situation in Ukraine, saying, ‘In Ukraine today over 30 churches have been captured by force and 10 more are under threat. Schismatics and nationalists who support them claim it as ‘voluntary moves’ of the faithful to the so-called ‘Kiev Patriarchate’.
This particular Synaxis has a very special character because it is bound to the fundamental ecclesiological principle of the Church’s conciliarity inasmuch as it its primary objective is to prepare the forthcoming convocation,
My focus in this letter is on the meeting of Primates from across the Anglican Communion which we held in the precincts of Canterbury Cathedral this month, and on the communiqué we issued afterwards, dealing with a number of issues but attracting most attention because of the differences among us over our teaching on matters of human sexuality.
Slate of five candidates: The Rev. Frank Allen, Rector, St. David’s Wayne, PA; The Rev. Canon Daniel Gutierrez, Canon to the Ordinary Diocese of the Rio Grande; The Rev. Canon John Harmon, Rector, Trinity Church Washington; The Rev. Martha Macgill, Rector, Emmanuel Cumberland, Md; The Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe, Bishop of Kansas
“It is most unfortunate that information about this diocesan administrative matter has hit the public domain prematurely, with the accompanying embellishments and interpretations, that is, stating that the sole reason for my decision was archdeacon’s failure to apologise to the prime minister. Nothing could be further from the truth.”
“We say better materialism will help us: nobody goes to Syria because they think they’ll get a better car next year. It just isn’t the way their thinking is. It’s a theological and ideological problem, and until we regain the capacity to use theological and ideological vocabulary, we will not be able to counter extremism effectively.”
Here in the United States it took us decades to learn to have rational conversations about issues such as alcoholism, HIV/AIDS, and smoking, not that we have universal agreement about them. We still struggle mightily to have constructive conversation about mental illness, environmental stewardship, and gun control.