Posts Tagged ‘Anglican’

Anglican Church – abuse revelations Comments 0

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The Church of England is facing two years of revelations about sexual abuse and attempts to cover it up, the Anglican Church ruling general synod has been told. Read more Related Posts:Australian Anglican Church: 1,100 abuse complaints#MeToo hashtag, abuse and the Church of EnglandHistoric claim of sexual abuse at Catholic primary…Why the seal of the Read more

Anglican-Methodist reunion likely Comments 0

Monday, February 12th, 2018

An Anglican-Methodist reunion is on the cards after a Church of England general synod overwhelmingly backed plans to reunite the two churches. Although some synod members consider the moves as being controversial and threatening to the fundamentals of the Church of England, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York both backed the proposals for an Anglican-Methodist Read more

Bishop Henry Bull ordained under corrugated iron roof, propped up by scaffolding Comments 0

Monday, December 18th, 2017
Henry Bull

A new Anglican bishop in the Diocese of Polynesia has been consecrated under a makeshift shelter on Vanua Levu, rather than the cathedral in Suva. More than 1000 people attended the ordination of Father Henry Bull as the new suffragan bishop of the Anglican Church in the Northern Division. He was ordained on Sunday (10 December) Read more

HNZ to build houses where church-based protest took place Comments 0

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Housing New Zealand (HNZ) has resource consent to build houses in Naenae on a site that was the scene of a church-based protest. Construction is expected to begin shortly, with the first homes finished by mid-2018. In April, members of St David’s Anglican Church in Naenae camped out for the weekend on land across the Read more

Hindu to Atheist to Agnostic to Anglican to Catholic to priest Comments 0

Monday, July 17th, 2017
Hindu, Atheist, Agnostic, Anglican, Catholic, priest

A remarkable journey will reach a new stage on 15 July when Br Robert Krishna OP will be ordained a priest by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP at St Benedict’s, Broadway. Br Robert’s journey began in Bangalore, India. Originally a Hindu, he became an atheist at the age of 10, and in his late teens considered Read more

Reformed churches, Catholics overcome Reformation divisions Comments 0

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The World Communion of Reformed churches (WCR) representing about 80 million Christians  signed a “Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification” with Catholic, Lutheran and Methodist leaders last week in Wittenberg, Germany. It was in Wittenberg in 1517 that Martin Luther unveiled the 95 Theses that launched the Reformation. Centuries of dispute followed about whether Read more

Anglican women bishops meet to discuss gender justice Comments 0

Monday, May 15th, 2017
women bishops

The seven women bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia and the Anglican Church of Australia met last month to focus on issues of gender justice and women’s leadership in the Anglican Communion. It is the first time the women bishops, who have served in the Anglican Episcopate Read more

Christian unity comes closer Comments 0

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Christian unity took another step closer last Sunday when Pope Francis became the first pope to visit an Anglican church in Rome. “True, solid communion grows and is built up when people work together for those in need,” Francis said. “Through a united witness to charity, the merciful face of Jesus is made visible in our Read more

Theresa May says God is her guide Comments 0

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Theresa May’s faith in God and moral compass are helping her work out the best course for Britain. The British Prime Minister, whose father was a Church of England vicar, stresses the importance of knowing you’re doing the right thing. In her opinion, knowing this gives you energy and confidence to carry out the work Read more

Plan for old rite Anglican missionary to go to Pitcairn Island progresssing Comments 0

Friday, November 11th, 2016

In 2014 CathNews reported an an American clergyman, John Brantley was seeking funding to re-establish an Anglican presence on Pitcairn Island. Brantley, an Anglican Rite Old Catholic priest, recently reported that “the online campaigns were less than successful” but their congregation based campaign has at present raised nearly $US2000 for mission funding on the island. Pitcairn is the Read more