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Church of England unveils plan for women bishops in 2015


  The Clergy Blouse Perfect for the CofE: Above blouse added to Reuters report by Fr. Orthohippo By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor (Reuters) – The Church of England published a plan on Friday to approve the ordination of women bishops by 2015, … Continue reading

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Diversity, not Jesus, saves says Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church


Diversity, not Jesus, saves says Presiding Bishop: Anglican Ink, May 20, 2013 May 20, 2013 Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, The Episcopal Church. Tags: Atonement, diversity, Katharine Jefferts Schori, soteriology The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church has denounced the … Continue reading

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TIMES A BIT TOUGH FOR SOME PASTORS AND PRIESTS


Sandwich priest suspended for plagiarism By George Brennan gbrennan@capecodonline.com May 17, 2013 SANDWICH — One of the Ten Commandments is “thou shall not steal,” but an Episcopal priest has been suspended for allegedly lifting more than a dozen Sunday sermons … Continue reading

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Brazilian breakaway clergy


More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on print Share on email Share on twitter Share on facebook Depositions of Brazilian breakaway clergy announced Article | April 20, 2013 – 8:31pm | By George Conger   (Anglican Ink) The Anglican Episcopal Church … Continue reading

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ORTHODOX SEND CANTERBURY ANGLICANS A BLUNT UNITY MESSAGE


Women Bishops and Forget About Unity Standard | Posted on March 27, 2013 Damian Thompson blogs: There’s a quaint Anglican concept of the universal Church known as the “branch theory”. This claims that there are three main branches to apostolic Christianity: Roman, … Continue reading

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THE PRIEST, PASTOR, OR MINISTER VERSUS THEIR CONGREGATION Part 1 ARE YOU REALLY IN TOUCH?


     Just what is a priest (pastor, minister)?  Each denomination or independent congregation or organization has a codified (formal or informal) list of what constitutes a religious, as opposed to a congregant or ordinary person. These lists define and spell … Continue reading

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LUTHERAN ORDINARIATE COMING?


This is not a surprise.  As a former Lutheran pastor, much of our seminary training revolved around things Catholic (and where they had gone off the rails). Just as in Anglicanism, there are “high church”, middle church, and low church … Continue reading

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When the Church sues its own membership – Annual Litigation Summary for The Episcopal Church (USA)


Have you ever wondered about the litigious actions churches and denominations initiate?  The Episcopal Church probably has the record for suing their own membership.  The Episcopal Church continues to act in ways uncommon among Christians. It seems that the cat … Continue reading

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VIEW # 2 – DECLINE OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE WEST


Whitby Abbey – “bare, ruined quires” A different view of the root problems within the Church of England, and by extension the churches in the USA.  One of a variety of views as to current day declines in Christianity in … Continue reading

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Over half of this church does not believe in God


Here is a peek into a road map which leads to secular “religion”.  In Great Britain, the 49% who say they believe there is a God, never describe the God in whom they believe.  Much “Church religion profession” is not … Continue reading

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