Daily Archives: November 10, 2012

Son Held for Cleric Father’s Murder

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of his cleric father, Free State police said on Saturday. Times Live: “He was arrested on Friday after a lengthy interrogation by the police,” spokesman Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said. The 60-year-old … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Meets Russian Patriarch Kirill

Plenty of photos here. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who arrived in Jerusalem on Friday, was accompanied by a solemn procession of clerics and laypeople on his way from the Jaffa … Continue reading

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I Don’t Recognize Jesus in the Protestant Church Today

The Times of Israel: Protestant clergymen painted a largely pessimistic view of the church’s relationship with Israel and the Jewish community during a  visit to the Holy Land, suggesting that anti-Semitism is a deep-seated problem based in Christian theology that … Continue reading

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Chaplains Support Sandy Relief Operations

US Department of Defense: National Guard chaplains are providing support as part of Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery operations. “The chaplains are providing religious services and prayer for recovery teams,” said Air Force Chaplain Brig. Gen. Alphonse Stephenson, director of … Continue reading

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So What Happened to Archbishop John Sentamu?

Could it have to do with the colour of his skin? When I tweeted this morning a certain un-awed wonder at news reports that a middle-aged white dude, Durham bishop Justin Welby, has apparently been tapped as the next Archbishop of … Continue reading

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Africa Warms to New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Members of Africa’s largely conservative Anglican communion say Welby understands the challenges that the church faces on the continent and can stave off a schism The Christian Monitor has the rest. In South Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town says … Continue reading

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