Category Archives: christian demographics

Conservative Anglican group backs away from split with Anglican Communion


(Archbishop Foley Beach is the head of my own ACNA group. We, too, are part of Gafcon. Fr. Orthohippo Retired ACNA, MSJ, priest Fredrick Nzwili Religion News Service | Apr. 22, 2015 Widely viewed as a schismatic movement, the Global … Continue reading

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Methodists and Anglicans ‘close enough for unity’


  Monday 23 March 2015   To access the full Church Times online archive please log in above with your Church Times user email & password UK > Methodists and Anglicans ‘close enough for unity’ by Madeleine Davies Posted: 20 … Continue reading

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Who decides just what is an Anglican?


Canterbury buries the instruments of unity (Some folks simply decide they are the final decision makers, probably since they believe they are entitled, or they have the best wisdom, or history, or whatever.  As always, there are those who disagree … Continue reading

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Apostolic succession extended to Methodist Church by Church of Ireland


 The Church of England Newspaper, June 20, 2014 June 26, 2014 I have no comment on this action.  Make your own conclusions. Fr. Orthohippo                     Posted by geoconger in Church of England Newspaper, Church of Ireland, Methodism. Tags: apostolic succession add … Continue reading

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Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley surprised many people when he asked Rev. Anne Robertson, a pastor in the United Methodist Church, to anoint his forehead with consecrated water


The Photo Of Rev Anne Robertson And Cardinal Sean O’Malley That Sent Shock Waves Through The Internet (And Church) Thank you to Fr. Smuts for finding this. January 17, 2014 Rev. Anne Robertson was the only female clergy member to assist … Continue reading

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Helpful Intercommunion, Catholic Permissions


Mandela received Communion from a Catholic priest while imprisoned on Robben Island 12 December 2013 11:59 by Christopher Lamb and Sarah Parsons Original article from Home Catholic Channel The Deacon’s Bench Nelson Mandela regularly received Communion from a Catholic priest while … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Church down 24% in ten years


Episcopal Church down 24% in ten years | New Anglican Ink ‎ Oct 31, 2013 – Baptized membership in the Episcopal Church of the USA declined by 29,679 in 2012 to 2,066,710, the Episcopal Church reported on 31 … Detailed statistics … Continue reading

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How and Why Theology and Exegesis may Change : One Denomination’s’s Challenge.


Council of Bishops requests complaint against Talbert November 15, 2013 (Stained class is from Trinity Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, Mi, Fr. Orthohippo’s childhood church.) by United Methodist News Service Original Article By Heather Hahn* LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — After … Continue reading

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United Methodists, Pessimism and God’s Surprises


This article applies to a number of denominations.  It is not unique with Methodists.  Elements of it can be found in various Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Evangelical, and other Protestant groups, not to mention the various splinter groups. Fr. Orthohippo Being … Continue reading

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An effort with local Chinese church help at Chinese evangelism. How is your Church body doing?


English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas Chinese language for Seminarians During the 2013-2014 school year, with the blessing of Metropolitan Ignaty of Khabarovsk and Amur, full-time students at the Khabarovsk Seminary will be introduced to the Chinese language. The purpose … Continue reading

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