Summit examines strife of Christian refugees worldwide

Oct 20, 2017 by

The wisdom of Solomon is needed in addressing the current global refugee crisis. So concluded a private consultation under Chatham House Rules sponsored by the World Evangelical Alliance and Barnabas Fund in London in the first week of October. Over twenty representatives of organisations involved...

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Abortion on Trial – a review

Oct 17, 2017 by

Anne Robinson’s hour long TV programme “Abortion on Trial” (Oct 16, BBC2, 9 p.m. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09b1z7n/abortion-on-trial) marked 50 years since the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act. It consisted of a fly on the wall recording of discussions held over a weekend at her...

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A tribute to Rev John Pearce, (1932-2017) secretary of Church Society

Oct 12, 2017 by

A Tribute to John Pearce (1932-2017) Posted by James Rushton, 5 Oct 2017 Jim Rushton pays tribute to John Pearce, former Chair of the Church Society Council, who died in September. JOHN FREDERICK DILKE PEARCE, who died on September 28th, was a remarkable and distinctive minister in the Church of...

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‘Lost Boy of Sudan’: a rebel and now a Bishop

Oct 1, 2017 by

By Dr. Chris Sugden: During the civil war in Sudan that led eventually to the formation of South Sudan, 30,000 boys walked out of Sudan to Ethiopia.  Following education in the USA a number have returned to give leadership to the new nation.  This is the story of one of them, Bishop Zechariah...

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Just who is raising objections?

Sep 23, 2017 by

Five bishops in the Anglican Church of Australia have asked their church lawyers whether bishops can take part in consecrating another bishop of a church which is not formally part of the Anglican Communion. Chris Sugden After the ordination service in Franchhoek They raised objections to the...

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South Africa Church plans to amend Marriage Canon

Sep 13, 2017 by

Church of England Newspaper September 15 The Archbishop of Cape Town has appointed a Commission on Human Sexuality to report to both the Synod of Bishops this month and to table a motion at Provincial Synod 2019. The aim of the Commission among other things is “…. to amend Canon 34 which will...

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