Are We an Institutionally Homophobic Church?

Mar 25, 2017 by

by Jayne Ozanne, Via Media: [ …  ]  Bishops and archbishops alike have been quick to publicly state that the Church of England has a “zero tolerance” towards homophobia in all its forms.  Similarly, the Presiding Bishop of the Church in Wales has also been keen to point out that he made it...

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Joseph Nicolosi: The Man Who Would Heal All the Wounded Boys

Mar 25, 2017 by

by Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine: The success of a man may be measured in this life by the love of his friends and even by the hatred of his enemies. By this measure, Dr. Joseph Nicolosi was a very successful man when he passed utterly unexpectedly a few weeks ago from complications of the flu. His...

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Bishop steps down after speaking of campaign forcing him to quit

Mar 25, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The assistant Bishop of Llandaff is resigning after speaking of a sustained campaign forcing him to quit. David Wilbourne, a strong supporter of gay cleric Jeffrey John, will step down on Easter Sunday after ‘considerable and increasing pressure to...

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Lenten Meditations: Saturday 25 March

Mar 25, 2017 by

Sat Mar 25 Psalm 105:16-17, 18-19, 20-2 Isaiah 7:10-14, 8:10 Hebrews 4:1-10 Luke 1:46-60 THIRD SATURDAY IN LENT- Feast of the Annunciation LITURGICAL THEME FOR THE DAY:   In the span of 1 week in Lent we have both the commemoration of Jesus parents on this earth Blessed Joseph and the Blessed...

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Archbishops launch investigation into Philip North row after ‘highly individualised’ attacks

Mar 24, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have launched a probe into a Church scandal that forced a bishop to decline a promotion amid accusations of ‘sexism’ and ‘highly individualised’ attacks. Justin Welby and John Sentamu have asked Sir...

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CI News: 24 March 2017

Mar 24, 2017 by

from The Christian Institute: Featured stories SNP veteran: ‘Abandon Named Person’ Sex selective abortion: ‘Good for mother and child’, claims BMA ethics member ‘Supporters of traditional marriage are being treated as bigots’, says Supreme Court judge Down’s Syndrome Day 2017: Challenging...

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Forward in Faith welcomes reference to the Independent Reviewer

Mar 24, 2017 by

Forward in Faith welcomes today’s statement from the Archbishops that they have asked the Independent Reviewer, Sir Philip Mawer, to address the concerns that have arisen in the Church following recent events relating to the See of Sheffield. We are grateful for their formal statement that, as...

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How to spot an ideologue

Mar 24, 2017 by

by Randall Smith, MercatorNet: In a remarkable 1978 essay entitled “Power of the Powerless,” Vaclav Havel—poet, philosopher, and future president of the Czech Republic—wrote: In an era when metaphysical and existential certainties are in a state of crisis, when people are being uprooted and...

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Keep Calm And Carry On In The Face Of Muslim Terror? No Thanks

Mar 24, 2017 by

by James Delingpole, Breitbart: […] As one example of precisely where we’re going wrong you only had to listen to the statement made on the BBC News by a senior officer from the Metropolitan Police. Two things stood out. One was his firm warning that the police would be on the look out any...

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To Win Back What We’ve Lost: How Defenders of Religious Freedom Are Fighting to Reclaim International Law

Mar 24, 2017 by

by Benjamin Bull, Public Discourse: Despite conceding crucial legal and political ground for decades to organizations such as Planned Parenthood, opportunities abound for defenders of religious freedom to gain that ground back. The last two decades have witnessed a growing clash between European...

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