Sudden Financial Crisis Hits Yellowstone Methodists following consecration of lesbian bishop

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: […]  “Unprecedented financial challenges have emerged in the last five months radically challenging our short term sustainability,” warned a presentation by the United Methodist Church’s Yellowstone Annual Conference on June 10. “Unfolding in 2017 is a[n]...

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Islamophobia and Extremism

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: Theresa May described Islamophobia as a form of extremism in her response to the Finsbury Park attack on Monday. Tim Dieppe comments on the relationship between Islamophobia and extremism and the risks to freedom of speech that this poses. Another terrorist attack...

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Church looks set to condemn ‘gay cures’ as Archbishops say sexuality report will not appear until 2020

Jun 23, 2017 by

by Olivia Rudgard, Telegraph: The Church of England looks set to condemn controversial “gay cures”, after Theresa May suggested they could be banned. The issue will be discussed in a debate at next month’s meeting of the Church’s governing body. The General Synod will vote...

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US rejects UN motion: abortion is not “family planning”

Jun 23, 2017 by

from SPUC: The US has rejected a United Nations resolution aimed at preventing violence against women because it included language on access to “safe abortions”. A statement read out by US First Secretary to the UN Jason Mack said that the US agreed with the “spirit” of the...

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How is consecrating a missionary bishop for Scotland within the mission of our church?

Jun 23, 2017 by

by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC: On Friday June 30, God willing and the Bishops of ACNA already consenting, and the Most Rev. Dr. Foley Beach, Primate of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) Presiding, Anglican Primates, Archbishops and Bishops from around the globe will consecrate the Rev. Canon...

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Essex parishes vote against their bishops

Jun 23, 2017 by

by Hattie Williams, Church Times: THE diocese of Chelmsford “regrets” the decision taken by the vicars of two churches in Essex to declare publicly no confidence in the “unbiblical” leadership of the Bishop, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell — and that of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York — over...

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