South Sudan celebrates nine years of independence: AID internet broadcast

Jul 2, 2020 by

Thursday July 9th is South Sudan Day when the country will celebrate nine years of formal independence from Sudan. Following civil war from 1983, and a subsequent truce period, the people of South Sudan voted overwhelmingly in January 2011 for independence from Sudan which was enacted on July 9 2011. The newly formed Episcopal Church of Southern Sudan under Archbishop Moses Deng Bul refused to take aid from the Episcopal Church of North America and similar Anglican agencies and provinces...

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Who’s to blame for such anguished activism?

Jul 2, 2020 by

by Mary Harrington, UnHerd: If you’re wondering why we aren’t hearing more complaints from the boomers about the spread of social justice activism from the campus to the world, don’t. The generation hitting the streets are doing exactly what those parents raised them to do: dismantle authority while embracing authoritarianism. But it’s making them miserable. The story dates back some years. In 1517, the German monk Martin Luther is said to have nailed his ’95 Theses’ to the door of the...

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It feels like Britain is suffering a mental breakdown with all the values that bind us being torn apart

Jun 28, 2020 by

by Douglas Murray, Mail on Sunday: Riot police chased out of Brixton by teenage thugs. More than 20 officers injured, with two treated in hospital. The Home Secretary describing the criminal mayhem as ‘utterly vile’. Meanwhile, lockdown parties and illegal raves erupt into violence elsewhere across the country. No wonder former Metropolitan Police commissioner Lord Blair says we need an urgent ‘public conversation’ about the amount of violence being directed towards the men and women who we...

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Numbers: the highest death toll during Corona

Jun 22, 2020 by

Numbers. That’s what we get, each day we’re beset with numbers. Numbers doing what numbers do, Numbing the me, numbing the you, Numbing our sense of the she and the he, Numbing the sense that THEY are me. With numbers ‘They’ stay ‘THEY’, It’s what numbers have allowed. Each life lost is lost in the crowd. The shroud of death enfolds the heap, Costs it cheap. Read here Watch:  Glen Scrivener on You Tube....

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Where now for the Anglican Communion?

Jun 20, 2020 by

By Vinay Samuel and Chris Sugden, Evangelicals Now: Covid-19 has prompted many thoughts about what life could look like now that we have been forced to abandon, for a while, uninterrupted global travel, foreign holidays, and despite the foreshortened lives and devastated economies, enjoyed with the earth and its airspace a sabbath of sabbaths. Lambeth 2020 and GAFCON in 2020 postponed gatherings that would have signalled the continuing tear in the fabric of the Anglican Communion. Does this...

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British Government urged to address Nigeria’s ‘unfolding genocide’

Jun 18, 2020 by

“Nigeria – unfolding Genocide?”, a report of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Freedom of Religion or Belief was released on Monday June 15. Archbishop Welby was one who gave evidence to the report. Nigeria’s population doubled to 200 million since 1990 and is expected to double to 400 million by 2050. Amnesty International “documented 312 incidents of attacks and reprisal attacks in 22 states and Abuja between January 2016 and October 2018. Amnesty estimates that at least 3,641...

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