Archbishop Drexel Gomez's Retirement Address

May 2, 2008 by

From Global South Anglican IN HIS FINAL address before retirement to the House of Bishops and Standing Committee of the Church of the Province of the West Indies, Archbishop Drexel Gomez urged the Church to reawaken to the power of God’s love. The dry and distant Anglicanism of many parts of the West Indies, must make way for a “more caring and compassionate” church, he told the West Indian bishops and the congregation of St Mary’s Anglican Church in Bridgetown,...

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Archbishop Peter Jensen discusses same-sex law changes

May 1, 2008 by

From The World Today Reporter: Ashley Hall ELEANOR HALL: The Archbishop of the Sydney Diocese of the Anglican Church, Dr Peter Jensen, is one of the country’s most vocal opponents of gay marriage. A short time ago I asked him for his reaction to the Federal Government’s plans. PETER JENSEN: Well first of all we welcome the Government’s clear and firm determination to make sure that what ever happens this is not about marriage. And I think that’s been made very clear and...

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Archbishop Jensen welcomes Federal Government’s no on ‘gay marriage’

Apr 30, 2008 by

The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Peter Jensen, has welcomed the Federal Government’s clear statement on same-sex relationships – which promises there will be no ‘homosexual marriage’ – and the accompanying changes to 100 federal laws regarding superannuation and other benefits. “We welcome the Government’s clear and firm determination to make sure that whatever happens this is not about marriage. Marriage is between a man and a woman and it is...

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NIGERIA: Anglican Province Now Over 25 Million in Unique Discipleship Program

Apr 16, 2008 by

From Virtueonline The Anglican Church in Nigeria, the largest and fastest growing Province in the Anglican Communion, is growing by leaps and bounds in a unique 1+1+3 program that has seen the church soar from 18 million to more than 25 million with 10 archbishops, 140 bishops and 37 new dioceses birthed in the last two years. "We are not simply making new converts, we are making disciples for Christ," said the Rt. Rev. Ikechi Nwachukwu Nwosu, Bishop of Umuahia in Eastern Nigeria....

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Inhibition Against Bishop MacBurney Lifted Temporarily

Apr 15, 2008 by

From The Living Church Foundation The inhibition against the Rt. Rev. Edward H. MacBurney, retired Bishop of Quincy, has been temporarily lifted following an announcement on April 14 from the canon to the Presiding Bishop. “In light of the personal tragedy that Bishop and Mrs. MacBurney are facing, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori wishes to offer the bishop the opportunity to function liturgically in any services for his son if he desires to do so,” said the Rev. Canon...

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King of Jordan Donates Land for Anglican Church

Apr 12, 2008 by

From the Living Church Foundation King Abdullah II of Jordan recently donated a 2 ½-acre plot of land for construction of an Anglican Church at the location on the Jordan River traditionally believed to be the place where Jesus was baptized. “We stand… in a region that had witnessed a great happening in Christian life and history as recorded in the Holy Scriptures,” said the Rt. Rev. Suheil Dawani, Bishop of Jerusalem in remarks at a dedication ceremony last month....

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