Posts Tagged ‘Anglican’

Oceania’s Anglican leaders tackle climate change and gender-based violence Comments 0

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Oceania’s Anglican leaders in the region have committed themselves “to take concrete action, to be champions and advocates, and to support each other” in the fight against climate change and gender-based violence. The primates and general secretaries of the Anglican Church in Australia, the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea, the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Read more

God calls Anglican Bishop of Wellington to live in Whanganui Comments 0

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

The Anglican Bishop of Wellington Justin Duckworth answers the door in T-shirt and shorts, holding a plate of marmite toast. He and his wife Jenny have been living in Whanganui for three weeks, in the St Peter’s vicarage in Koromiko Rd. They are currently sharing the four-bedroom house with a young family. They’ll stay there Read more

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
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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
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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
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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