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Double standards in the church?

Chris Sugden and Vinay Samuel ask why the Church of England's leadership has a selective sense of outrage


Fuller Theological Seminary to close satellite campuses

Letter from Fuller President announcing closure of Seattle, Menlo Park and Orange County campuses due to declining enrollment


‘Heroes and Heroines of Our Faith’

Baroness Cox speaks out against the presecution of Christians around the world


Egypt's churches on suicide bomb attack alert

Release International warns of terror threats against Egypt's Christians


Anything goes in today's Church of England

The Church of England has gone mad today, And good's bad today, And black's white today, And day's night today, observes Jules Gomes


General Synod has crossed the line

Open letter to British Anglicans of July 18, 2017 urging collective action to reform and renew the Church of England


Compassion for the lost

Bishop Trevor Edwards looks at Australia's 2016 religion census


Prominent Anglo-Catholic convicted on three counts of fraud

Fr Andrew Sloane stole from the collection plate to pay for prostitutes, prosecution charged


Joint Anglican-Catholic school for Syrian refugees launched in Jordan

The project will offer 160 children from one to five years of age the opportunity to be cared for in kindergartens


Nigerian archbishop castigates Church of England over its repudiation of traditional teachings on sexual morality

"Although the Church of England’s legal position on marriage has not changed, its understanding of sexual morality has," write Archbishop Nicholas Okoh


Testimony from the Eight Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue

Bishop Shannon Johnston participated in the Eighth Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue, which was held June 14-18 in Nairobi, Kenya.


The curious case of the archbishop who could not sleep

Jules Gomes writes "Church says you can choose to be gay but not to be straight"


New Bishop of Loughborough announced

Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani has been appointed as the first Bishop of Loughborough.


Interim report released on program to keep the NZ church from splitting

The Archbishops have released the interim report of the Motion 29 Working Group - which is the group charged with finding mechanisms for the church to stay together.


Has Bruno quit?

LA bishops hands over his crozier to his successor, but does not say if he is leaving


Synod puts sex before the horrors of Christian persecution

General Synod has lost the plot of the Christian story, Jules Gomes writes.


Sunday Sermon -- Trinity 3 -- Jesus the Savior of the World v Jesus the Fake Therapist

After the General Synod of the Church of England redefine Jesus and redefine holiness, the Gospel rebukes those who exchange the truth for a fake to soothe their bodies at the expense of their souls.


Welcoming Transgender People

Church of England press statement on transgender services


Sin at Synod- How the Church forbad forgiveness.

Gavin Ashenden looks at what General Synod hath wrought in its decision on banning therapy


General Synod backs ban on conversion therapy

Press statement from the Church of England's General Synod


Bruno appeal rejected

Bishops Disciplinary Panel affirms order banning sale of St James Newport Beach


Synod calls for values-based politics based on the common good

Church of England press release following the first day of General Synod in York


Privilege and the use and abuse of power

Gavin Ashenden reflects on the abdication of proper authority within British society


Bishop for Kuching elected

Danald Jute to be consecrated Bishop of Kuching 


Nashotah House receives historic $3.5 million legacy gift

Order of Saint Benedict Servants of Christ pledges gift to endow chair in ascetical theology and monastic studies


Bishops elected for Tonga and Fiji

Dr. 'Afa Vaka to be bishop of Vanua Levu and Taveuni in Fiji and Henry Bull elected bishop for Tonga


Legal challenge to moderator's election in Pakistan

Church of Pakistan ordered to produce minutes of the 15th General Synod for court inspection


Hearing Panel Response to Bruno Appeal

Counsel to the Panel's response to Bruno's appeal against sanctions


Nkoyoyo home

The former Archbishop of Uganda, the Most Rev. Livingstone Nkoyoyo has returned home following six months of medical treatment in London


Perth pays half a million in legal fees to defend embattled archbishop

Diocese paid $474,000 after insurers refused to cover the costs of Archbishop Roger Herft's legal counsel before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse


Child abuse in the Church of England: hypocrisy, inconsistency and ongoing cover-up

Archbishop Cranmer reports six serving bishops of the Church of England, including Archbishop John Sentamu, failed to take action on claims of clergy rape


ACL push back against Archbishop Freier

Anglican Church League Council issues statement rebutting arguments of the Australian Primate against Australian participation in the Lines consecration


South Sudan church backs new peace initiative

ECSS has lent its support to a peace initiative launched by President Salva Kiir to end the three year old tribal conflict that has devastated Africa’s newest independent nation.


Australian primate on the Lines consecration

Archbishop Freier writes to the Australian bishops expressing his disquiet over the consecration of Andy Lines


Will the gay rights lobby ban Bible reading?

"By her own standards, Jayne Ozanne is guilty of spiritual abuse and coercion," Jules Gomes 


Transgendered deacon for Ely

Former army officer to be ordained deacon


South Carolina now part of ACNA

Diocese of South Carolina admitted to the Anglican Church in North America


Now 815 Steps In: +Bruno Has Gone Too Far

Allan Haley looks at the legal implications of the "Partial Restriction" of Jon Bruno's ministry


St James NPB continues in hope that they will be vindicated

Parish update on the Bruno litigation from St James the Great Newport Beach


Church Attorney calls for Bruno to be defrocked

Church Attorney files amended pleading asking Hearing Panel to depose Bishop Jon Bruno


The Anglican Rule of Faith: canon law or Scripture

David Ould examines the arguments put forward by those objecting to the consecration of a missionary bishop for Europe


The safeguarding industry has become a witch hunt

"Anxious to wash the blood from his hands while the mob bays for more, Archbishop Justin Welby has thrown one of his predecessors to the wolves" writes Jules Gomes


Sydney archbishop to assist in the consecration of Andy Lines

Archbishop Glenn Davies writes the decision to disregard his primate's advice and consecrate a missionary bishop for Britain was not taken lightly. 


Taz Bishop to assist in the consecration of GAFCON bishop for Scotland

The Rt. Rev. Richard Condie, Bishop of Tasmania, has written to the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia, stating his reasons for participating in the consecration of Andy Lines as the ACNA bishop for Europe


Perjury and fraud allegations raised against Bishop Jon Bruno

Bruno's "conduct is so suspicious that the Church Attorney now believes a forensic audit of the books of the Corp Sole is necessary" pleading states.


Police ransack Coptic social services center in Egypt

Police violence is green light for more offences by Jihadists against Christians, Coptic activist charges


Jayne Ozanne on 'Spiritual Abuse'

Claims that gays suffer spiritual abuse at the hands of traditional Christians fail to convince, Martin Davie writes


Welby is guilty of rank hypocrisy

Justin Welby has thrown George Carey to the wolves.


Lord Carey to step down as Hon. Assistant Bishop of Oxford

Former archbishop to step back from Oxford ministry in light of criticisms raised of his handling of the Peter Ball case


+Bruno Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

AS Haley looks at the latest in the Bruno affair, and what he finds is not pretty


Bishop describes African-Canadian dialogue as a model for whole Communion

The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Communion.


The myth of moderate Islam

Brother of expat murdered by Jihadists responds to the Bishop of Bangor


Church of England responds to report on the Bishop Peter Ball inquiry

A report on the sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading," the Archbishop of Canterbury said today. 


Welby responds to Finsbury Park mosque incident

The appalling attack on Muslims in Finsbury Park is an attack on us all


Ramadan fast for deacon to be

A Church in Wales deacon has spent the day prior to her ordination fasting at a mosque.


Vatican defends Anglican appointment to the Pontifical Academy for Life

Canon Nigel Biggar accused by traditionalists of holding views at odds with Catholic teaching on abortion


Bruno attempts secret sale of St James Newport Beach

Hearing panel issues emergency order forbidding sale of St James Newport Beach by Bishop Bruno


Court orders mediation in Sauls case

An Alabama judge has ordered the Episcopal Church and its former Chief Operating Officer Bishop Stacy Sauls to engage in state-mandated mediation.


Bishops statement on resignation of Liberal Democrat leader

Bishops of Carlisle and Penrith lament the resignation of Tim Farron MP as Leader of the Liberal Democrats


Ray Sutton installed as REC Presiding Bishop

ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach's comments on the installation of the Most Rev. Ray Sutton of the Reformed Episcopal Church.


Anglican appointment raises Catholic hackles

Traditionalist Catholics criticize appointment of Prof. Nigel Biggar to the Pontifical Academy for Life


Canterbury honors announced

Gay Rights Campaigner honored by Canterbury for "outstanding service to the church" 


Africa is now the epicenter of the Christian world, says Archbishop Okoh

"the era of European Christendom has passed and that in this 500th anniversary year of the Reformation, a new start is being made"


Essex parish votes of "no confidence" in bishops' leadership

Chelmsford parishes voice concern over bishops' "failure to teach sound doctrine".


Swedish midwife turns to Human Rights Court

Midwife Ellinor Grimmark files case in Strasbourg today seeking right ot conscientious objection to abortion for healthcare providers


Preventing Schism in the Church of England

"Is schism the biggest, or even the only, heresy in today's church?", askes James Oakley.


Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the British General Elections

yesterday’s election was a powerful and vivid testimony of our enduring faith in the values of peace, freedom and democracy


Bishop in Thoothukudi- Nazareth consecrated for South India

Samuel Devasahayam Ebenezer Clement has been consecrated as the new bishop of the Thoothukudi- Nazareth Diocese


London priest elected Bishop of Dunedin NZ

Dr Steven Benford is to be the next Bishop of Dunedin.


Scottish primus defends gay marriage vote

We of course also respect Resolution 1.10 of the Lambeth Conference of 1998. But it cannot be elevated into a binding statement of Communion policy.


GAFCON UK Statement on the appointment of bishop for Europe

The leadership of SEC has ... severed itself from Christian orthodoxy and from fellowship with most Anglicans worldwide.


SSWSH meeting with the Vatican

A group of representatives of The Society, led by the Bishops of Ebbsfleet, Fulham and Richborough, have held a seminar in Rome.


Massachusetts rector elected Bishop of Guatemala

The Rev. Silvestre Romero, Rector of St. Peter's-San Pedro Church in Salem, Mass., elected by diocesan synod on 27 May 2017


Church fears over Saudi-Qatari diplomatic spat

Bishop of Cyprus & the Gulf urges quick resolution to end the blockade of Qatar by the gulf states