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Anglican Bishop David Russell Dies

Bishop David Russell, was an anti-apartheid activist and the retired Anglican bishop of Grahamstown. Here’s the state broadcaster, the SABC. Tributes are pouring in for the late former Anglican Bishop of Grahamstown, Reverend David Russel. Russel died at the age … Continue reading

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Robin Williams: Top 10 Reasons to be an Episcopalian

  10. No snake handling. 9. You can believe in dinosaurs. 8. Male and female God created them; male and female we ordain them. 7. You don’t have to check your brains at the door. 6. Pew aerobics. 5. Church … Continue reading

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‘Child I Baptized Cut In Half By ISIS’

ENS The five-year-old son of a founding member of Baghdad’s Anglican church was cut in half during an attack by the Islamic State1 on the Christian town of Qaraqosh. In an interview Aug. 8, an emotional Canon Andrew White told … Continue reading

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Church of England Legally Recognised in Italy

In what is being called a historic legal agreement on recognition. The President of Italy has formally signed a decree which recognizes seven years of preparation by the Church of England to have official status in the country and be … Continue reading

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Gardening for Christian Unity

In the heart of Rome:  

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Up to 1 in 10 Roman Catholic Priests Are Former Anglicans (UK)

The Tablet: Up to one in 10 Catholic priests are former Church of England clergy, according to new figures. Professor Linda Woodhead, a sociologist of religion at Lancaster University and organiser of the Westminster Faith Debates, worked with the Catholic … Continue reading

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Anglicans Joining Ordinariate Are Like ‘Hobbits In Search of Treasure’

So say the Ordinary, Msgr Keith Newton: Anglicans joining the Ordinariate are like Bilbo Baggins and the other hobbits going in search of treasure, Mgr Keith Newton said on Sunday. Speaking in Portsmouth Cathedral, the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Prays for Success of Initiative to Convert Anglicans

The above heading caught my attention on the inimitable Fr Z’s blog: In the wake of the decision of the State tethered Church of England to have wyshyps (female bishops), the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham set up a … Continue reading

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The Global Anglican Realignment

This presentation addresses what’s happened in the Anglican Communion over the past decade and where it is headed.  

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Anglican Parish Opens Its Own Post Office

This in via Anglican Samizdat: In the UK, post offices and churches are both in decline. St. James in West Hamstead has decided – not unlike Canadian Anglican and Lutheran denominations – to pool its decline with the post office’s … Continue reading

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