Posts Tagged ‘women’s ordination’

Parallel conservative Anglican Church for UK?

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Conservative Anglican leaders have been meeting this week to discuss whether to back a parallel Anglican Church in the United Kingdom. The Global Anglican Futures Conference in the London this week was expected to discuss divisions in the worldwide Anglican Communion over women’s ordination and homosexuality. Gafcon was launched at a meeting in Jerusalem in Read more

Sydney Catholic paper refuses to advertise McAleese event

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Sydney’s Catholic Weekly newspaper is refusing to run an advertisement for an event at which former Irish president Mary McAleese will speak. The reasons cited by Catholic Weekly editor Peter Rosengren are Ms McAleese’s views on homosexuality and the ordination of women. Ms McAleese is the guest of Catholic think-tank, Catalyst For Renewal, and will Read more

Archdiocese censors Scripture theologian after conference talk

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

A US scripture commentator has had her writings pulled from a book for lectors because she attended a progressive group’s conference. At the request of Chicago archdiocese’s censor, Margaret Nutting Ralph’s work was withheld from a resource book published by Liturgy Training Publications. Ms Ralph had given a presentation on contextual interpretation of Scripture at Read more

Priest advocate for women’s ordination is dismissed

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

An excommunicated Maryknoll priest who became an outspoken advocate for women’s ordination has been dismissed from his order and the priesthood, but supporters are questioning the manner in which he was removed. A Maryknoll statement said Roy Bourgeois, 74, had been canonically dismissed by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for “disobedience Read more

Opponents of women bishops have only put off the evil day

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Really, you couldn’t make it up. The Church of England, because of its arcane and dysfunctional, though supposedly democratic, voting procedures, has yet again decided that someone who really is a priest (that’s what they believe), and is worthy of promotion, is not necessarily eligible to be made into a bishop. I say nothing about Read more