Category Archives: pastoral

Sounds of schism from various Roman Catholic bishops


Pope Francis has conservatives talking schism. But a split is easier said than done David Gibson  | November 4, 2014 (Article source http://www.religionnews.com/2014/11/04/pope-francis-conservatives-talking-schism-split-easier-said-done/) (RNS) Many conservative Catholics have long viewed Pope Francis with suspicion thanks to his effort to shift … Continue reading

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Married priests trouble Vatican


Pope’s hints on married priests trouble Vatican By Olivier BAUBE 10 hours ago     . View gallery . Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis’s hints about a possible opening on the issue of married priests are sowing confusion in … Continue reading

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AND YOU THOUGHT IT WAS ONLY SUPERSTRICT SNAKE HANDLING PREACHERS……..


Conservative Egypt preacher blasts watching soccer By LAURA DEAN 9 hours ago       CAIRO (AP) — At the height of international world cup fervor, an ultra-conservative Egyptian cleric has said that watching soccer matches was unacceptable in Islam … Continue reading

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“How Is Homosexuality Understood in Scripture, Tradition, and in Contemporary Theology?”


home > papers >      [Here is the most complete discussion of Church and Homosexual behavior which I have found. It covers the various offered reasoning and theologies which abound, and are variously put forth as conclusive. I highly recommend you … Continue reading

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Bridges of all kinds after Congo’s long war


Bishop builds bridges of all kinds after Congo’s long war Bishop Nicolas Djomo of Tshumbe, Democratic Republic of the Cong James J. Carney John J. O’Keefe  | Apr. 5, 2014 Bishop Nicolas Djomo lives in the small town of Tshumbe … Continue reading

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Anglican leader warns of Africa gay marriage backlash


Saturday, April 5, 2014 Archbishop of Cantebury Justin Welby speaks during a press conference at the State House in Juba on January 30, 2014. PHOTO | CARL DE SOUZA   AFP In Summary Gay marriage became legal in England and Wales … Continue reading

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The Bishop who stood up to China


1 of 12. Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin gives the holy communion to a woman at Sheshan Cathedral, Shanghai in this April 30, 2012 picture provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. Credit: Reuters/ucanews.com Related News China’s underground resistance … Continue reading

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