The Bigotry of the Progressive Present

May 12, 2018 by

by Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative Conservative: We live in very mean-spirited times. In spite of all the hypocritical cant about “love” and “tolerance” it can be shown that there is little real difference between the superciliousness of “progressivist” snobbery and the most pernicious forms of...

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Anglican Gay Marriage Debate Heats Up Over ‘Procreation’ vs ‘Gift of Children’ Wording at Weddings

May 1, 2018 by

by Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post: The internal debates in the Church of England over whether gay marriage should be embraced continues to intensify, with opposing letters seeking to advise The Episcopal Church in the U.S. over whether it should use the phrase “gift of children” instead...

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Church of England is split over US plan to remove ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ from marriage service to make it more gay-friendly

May 1, 2018 by

by Rod Ardehali, Mailonline: The Church of England is split of US plans to remove ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ from its marriage service in favour of gender neutral pronouns, in a bid to make it more gay-friendly. Attempts by the Episcopal Church (TEC) – considered a more...

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Bishop joins 300 Anglicans backing US Church’s plans for gender-neutral wedding service

Apr 30, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A prominent bishop and 300 other Anglicans have backed the US Episcopal Church’s stance on same-sex marriage, saying it shows the Church is ‘not as homophobic as it can sometimes appear’. They have signed an ‘alternative’ letter to...

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Why Christians must rub salt in society’s wounds

Apr 15, 2018 by

by Jules Gomes, Rebel Priest: Rodney Stark is not a Christian. He is an agnostic. He holds the position of Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University, Texas. He has undertaken extensive sociological research to explain the phenomenal growth of early Christianity. ‘How did...

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A Church in Doubt

Mar 30, 2018 by

Book Review by Richard Rex, First Things: To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism by Ross Douthat It is beyond question that the Roman Catholic Church is currently in the throes of one of the greatest crises in its two-millennium history. In human terms, its future might...

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