A Glasgow cathedral is the first in the UK to offer same-sex marriages

Jul 19, 2017 by

by Jennifer Russell, Glasgow Live: St Mary’s Cathedral has become the first in the UK to offer same-sex couples the opportunity to wed within the church. It follows the recent vote in General Synod which allowed clergy in the Scottish Episcopal Church to be nominated to conduct such...

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Statement from the Bishop Primus following the release of the joint letter to the Anglicans of Great Britain

Jul 19, 2017 by

from the Free Church of England: Some responses to the letter have focussed on the possibility of a new Anglican jurisdiction being formed. In fact there is nothing new about the idea of an alternative Anglican jurisdiction in the British Isles. Such a jurisdiction already exists. The Free Church...

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England: Mothers Born Abroad Now Account for 28.2 Per Cent of Births

Jul 19, 2017 by

by Jack Montgomery, Breitbart: New Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show that mothers born outside the UK accounted for 28.2 per cent of live births in England and Wales in 2016. Of the 696,271 live births in England and Wales recorded for the year, almost 200,000 were to mothers who...

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Ultra-Rich Gay Activist On Targeting Christians: It’s Time To ‘Punish The Wicked’

Jul 19, 2017 by

By Bre Payton, The Federalist: In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, tech millionaire turned LGBTQ activist Tim Gill said he’s aiming to punish Christians who don’t want to participate in same-sex weddings. For more than two decades, the software programmer has poured an estimated...

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Eric Metaxas: Teen Vogue Made ‘Pact With Satan’ by Publishing Sex Guide

Jul 19, 2017 by

Samuel Smith, Christian Post: Conservative radio host and best-selling author Eric Metaxas has accused Teen Vogue of making a “pact with Satan” by teaching young girls to have anal sex in a recently published how-to guide. After the magazine, which targets teenage girls as its...

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New Anglican cracks emerge as rebel clergy group say Synod ‘crossed a line’ on sexuality issues

Jul 19, 2017 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: Rebel conservative Anglican clergy have signed a document saying that the General Synod ‘crossed a line’ when it voted to condemn so-called gay ‘conversion therapy’ and to consider liturgical support to Christians who...

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Protect the Pope? Francis is “destroying the Catholic nature of the Church”

Jul 19, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: ‘Protect the Pope’ was a blog established in 2010 by the Rev’d Nick Donnelly, a kindly, humble and intelligent deacon in the Roman Catholic Church (and the second-nicest Catholic in the Twittersphere). His blog soon became one of the most important go-to Romish blogs in the...

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General Synod: Vote on liturgy welcoming transgender people

Jul 19, 2017 by

That this Synod, recognising the need for transgender people to be welcomed and affirmed in their parish church, call on the House of Bishops to consider whether some nationally commended liturgical materials might be prepared to mark a person’s gender transition.’ Read voting record here Complete...

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Tim Farron: You’re meant to feel marginalised as a Christian

Jul 19, 2017 by

From inews: A recent survey carried out by Christian campaigning group Premier found that many ordinary Christians in the UK felt marginalised. Tim Farron told i why he doesn’t think he’s been marginalised as a Christian in politics – but argues it is part of the Christian experience to struggle...

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Why Pelagianism matters (including for the Church of England)

Jul 19, 2017 by

by Matthew Roberts: At last week’s C of E General Synod, Synod member Jayne Ozanne presented an argument for her motion for the C of E to ban ‘gay conversion therapy’ which began with these remarkable words: ‘The Bible teaches us that we are each fearfully and wonderfully made (Ps.139.14), and...

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