Category Archives: church

A Very Rare Way to Commit Suicide


Demographic Suicide | George Weigel | First Things Ten years ago, after my meditation on Europe, The Cube and the Cathedral, had appeared in several languages, I was invited to speak to members of the European Parliament in Brussels. There, … Continue reading

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ONCE A PRIEST, ALWAYS A PRIEST


CATHOLICWEBPHILOSOPHER Sunday, March 26, 2017 ONCE A PRIEST, ALWAYS A PRIEST A young man had a vocation to the priesthood, so his bishop sent him to study in Rome. After being duly ordained priest and serving in the diocese, his … Continue reading

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ROME Pope Francis called out Christians in a sermon Thursday,


Pope Francis suggested it would be better to be an atheist than to lead a double life, exploit people or manage a greedy business.   “So many Christians are like this, and these people scandalize others,” Francis said during morning Mass … Continue reading

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Clericalism, an Historical Church’s Analysis


Priests must serve with simplicity and love Clericalism November 16, 2016 by Abbot Tryphon Orthodoxy has traditionally avoided clericalism, yet in more recent times this very corruption of priestly service has enter the doors of the Orthodox Church. The quest for … Continue reading

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Two Mennonite Colleges accept same sex marriages Moves.


Union U. Quits CCCU Over Mennonite Members’ Same-Sex Marriage Moves Division on sexual ethics “damages our witness,” says Baptist university’s president. Bob Smietana/ August 12, 2015 http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2015/august-web-only/union-university-quits-cccu-same-sex-marriage.html Image: Union University After two Christian colleges voted last month to change their … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse by Clergy spans the Denominational spectrum. Not just Catholic


Mennonite seminary apologizes to victims of famed theologian John Howard Yoder Source: http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/mennonite-seminary-apologizes-victims-famed-theologian-john-howard-yoder Evelyn Shellenberger, a former board member of the Goshen Biblical Seminary, speaks during a special service to acknowledge and apologize to the victims of John Howard Yoder … 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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