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14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

The end of a long Anglicare chapter

COMMENT: The decision by Anglicare to abandon residential aged care has caused anguish and sadness, even if it was inevitable.

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18 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Occupy Central leader and senior pastor condemn Anglican archbishop's 'inappropriate' sermon

Reverend Chu Yiu-ming 'saddened' by archbishop's suggestion that Hongkongers keep quiet amid political debate; senior pastor Kwok questions Communist Party conflict The Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, an organiser of Occupy Central, said the church should show sympathy to arrested protesters.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Suria

Church of England female bishops would...

The Church of England could be set to allow its first female bishops -- and not before time, says one of those tipped for the job, adding the days of women being left to arrange the flowers are gone.

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Related Topix: Queen Elizabeth, World News, Religion

MacLeans

Anglican clergy calls prostitution bill immoral

Many religious groups in Canada, especially Catholics and Evangelicals , have been enthusiastically supporting the government's new prostitution bill, Bill C-36 , which aims to eradicate sex trade by criminalizing those who buy sex not those who sell it.

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Catholic World News

Anglican leadership will force acceptance of women bishops, sources report

Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury plans to force acceptance of female bishops even if the General Synod of the Church of England again votes down the proposal, according to a report in The Guardian .

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Telegram

Emergency repairs coming for abandoned Goulds church

The Goulds Historical Society plans to soon get started on emergency repairs on a landmark little church on Bay Bulls Road that's been unused for decades.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Standard

Archbishop under fire after slamming protesters

The Anglican archbishop of Hong Kong has come under fire from his own parishioners for denouncing protesters during a mass.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

South Carolina Episcopalians take fight to court

About 50 conservative Episcopal churches in South Carolina are in court this week, trying to keep their name, seal and $500 million in land and buildings after they broke away from the national denomination in a wide-ranging theological dispute.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Religion, Episcopal Church, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

National Public Radio

South Carolina Episcopalians Take Fight To Court

About 50 conservative Episcopal churches in South Carolina are in court this week, trying to keep their name, seal and $500 million in land and buildings after they broke away from the national denomination in a wide-ranging theological dispute.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Religion, Episcopal Church, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Wedding

The Compass

COLUMN: Pope Francis' book is a breath of fresh air

First thing's first: I am a Protestant. To be specific, I am a Pentecostal by both birth and choice.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Jehovah's Witness, Pope Benedict XVI, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

'Dear Christians...'

The leadership of Australia's mainstream churches may sometimes seem slightly silent on boat people, but a Gosford Anglican reverend is at the forefront of a grassroots movement impatient with waiting for religious hierarchies to get their acts together.

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The Hamilton Spectator

Art mural marks Glenthompson church centenary

MORE than 150 people attend Glenthompson's St Peter's Anglican Church centenary on Sunday and are amazed with the murals painted on the internal walls depicting St Peter's life.

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Post and Courier

Multimillion dollar S.C. Episcopal split heads to trial Tuesday

After years of arguing over theology and administrative control, disputes among Episcopalians boiled over in 2012 when the local bishop and a majority of parishes left the national church.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, St. George, SC, South Carolina

Daily Mail

Anglican priest's stance on marriage equality goes viral

'Dear Christians, some people are gay. Get over it. Love God': Anglican priest's stance on marriage equality, his political views on refugees, the Australian Prime Minister and Rupert Murdoch goes viral This month marks a year since Father Rod Bower put up his first controversial message which he shared on the signage board outside Gosford Anglican ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Gay/Lesbian, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

South Yorkshire Times

Big tick for Isle church primary school

An Isle Church of England school has been endorsed as a good school following its first inspection by church authorities for five years.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

St Paul's passes test but risks still remain

The Very Rev Dr Trevor James takes a stroll around St Paul's Cathedral in the Octagon.

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Ghanamma.com

READ Primate's Warning Message To Christians

The Primate of All Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Revd Nicholas Okoh, weekend, warned Christians not to fall for the false doctrine being preached which could lead them to dare punishment from God.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Religion

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Terry Mattingly: Hope and division during the Anglican wars

Anglicans seem to be hopeful about their flocks in the United States, even if the warring factions in their Communion keep moving further and further apart.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Episcopal Church, Boston University

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Greg Ansley: Anglican priests may report serious crime confessions

Australia's Anglican priests will be free to report serious crimes revealed to them during confessions, ending a church law that has its roots in the 12th century.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Pope Francis' none-too-subtle Vatican 'dress code'

The same outfit: Pope Francis bestows a pallium on Archbishop Leonard Blair of Hartford, Conn., on June 29. Vaticanologists - the Catholic version of Kremlinologists - are journalists and scholars who scrutinize even the most trivial actions for clues to the thinking of the pope.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Opinion

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