British Catholic monk expects prison for promoting Christian teaching on homosexuality

Dec 18, 2014 by

By Steve Weatherbe, LifeSite: A British hermit who only leaves his hermitage to distribute pamphlets promoting Christian teachings on homosexuality and abortion expects to be imprisoned for breaking the terms of his bail and continuing to confront his country’s “culture of death.” “At first I agreed to do no more leafleting,” Brother Damon Kelly, 53, told LifeSiteNews. “But I’ve wrestled with it, I’ve sought spiritual counsel. And I’ve decided I have to obey God’s law and not the State’s law....

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For His glory and our good

Dec 16, 2014 by

A talk delivered by Matthew McCusker of Voice of the Family to the Marriage, Sex and Culture group of Anglican Mainstream on 11th December 2014. Voice of the Family is a coalition of 23 different pro-life and pro-family organisations drawn from across all five continents and founded and led by the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. International cooperation between pro-life organisations is more important than ever in the light of ever escalating threats to life, marriage and the...

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Catholic Higher Education in Ruins

Dec 15, 2014 by

By Robert Oscar Lopez, Public Discourse: The dream of a sex-positive socialist Catholicism based on Marx and liberation theology tells kids to stop complaining when they suffer the consequences of adults’ sexual selfishness. Sexual radicalism and extreme pro-LGBT advocacy have no positive role to play in Catholic higher education. Before there was Pope Francis, there was a different Francis from Assisi, Italy. Back in the twelfth century, St. Francis heard the call to fix a church falling into...

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“Covenanted” gay relationships? Song’s argument not convincing.

Dec 1, 2014 by

Editor’s Note: A new idea is being embraced in C of E leadership circles – the Church should endorse and bless “Covenanted” relationships between people of the same gender. This concept has been developed and given prominence by a recently published book by Robert Song. Martin Davie’s review of the book follows here. It is long, but is an essential read: like his review of More Perfect Union? by Alan Wilson, it sets out the main points of the argument, carefully evaluates them and finds them...

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Gafcon leader exposes bankruptcy of ‘good disagreement’ strategy

Nov 29, 2014 by

By Julian Mann, VOL: In his latest pastoral letter, the chairman of the GAFCON Primates’ Council, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, has clearly exposed the spiritual and moral bankruptcy of the ‘good disagreement’ bid to maintain institutional unity in the Anglican Communion. Writing to members of the Global Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, the Primate of Kenya demonstrates that lack of agreement on primary biblical issues should never be perceived positively by professing...

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Anglicans Wonder Why No One Comes to Church on Sunday

Nov 29, 2014 by

by Fr Dwight Longnecker An article in the Daily Telegraph ponders why the number of people attending parish churches in England continues to plummet. While attendance at cathedral worship is up, the number of worshippers in the local churches is in free fall. The Anglicans, of course, are not the only ones. All the churches in the Western developed countries are seeing numbers decline. The reasons are complex, but there are two big culprits. One is simply that people are busy doing everything...

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