Lenten Meditations: Saturday 1 April

Apr 1, 2017 by

Sat April 1 am: 88 pm: 91, 92 Jere 11:1-8, 14-20 Rom 6:1-11 John 8:33-47   FOURTH SATURDAY IN LENT –  Saint Hugh of Grenoble, Bishop, 1132 LITURGICAL THEME FOR THE DAY:  Saint Hugh of Grenoble a bishop of France, whose sincerity and piety was challenged by the corruption in the church that...

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Calling on cricketers for C of E team

Mar 31, 2017 by

by Paul Handley, Church Times: THE lengthening of the evenings is a prompt for a new call to clerical cricketers. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI is looking for a new squad of players to represent the Church of England in matches against sacred and secular opposition this summer, with the...

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Why Trump is the Good Samaritan, by Lord Carey

Mar 31, 2017 by

by Tammy Hughes, Mailonline: The former Archbishop of Canterbury has described Donald Trump as a ‘Good Samaritan’ for the American people. Lord Carey said the US President had offered the country ‘a voice’ and said he had ‘deep sympathies’ with the forces that propelled him to victory last year....

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The Muslim Brotherhood: Peddling Sharia as Social Justice

Mar 31, 2017 by

by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute: Gehad el-Haddad, official spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), is on a mission to rewrite the terrorist and radical history of the MB. He seems to be doing this for the consumption of naïve Americans. These seem only too willing to believe — in...

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Women bishops: the desperate and disingenuous distinction in the Five Guiding Principles

Mar 31, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Of all the responses to the post on the ‘review’ instigated by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York into the operation of the Five Guiding Principles in the nomination of Philip North to become Bishop of Sheffield, this one from ‘None of the above’ was by far the most...

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Second complaint over ‘abusive and derogatory’ comments against gay cleric as pressure builds on Church in Wales

Mar 31, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A second complaint has been lodged as pressure builds over alleged homophobia by the Church in Wales after a senior gay cleric was blocked from being appointed a bishop. Jeffrey John, currently Dean of St Albans cathedral, won more than half the votes in the...

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