February 2012


ACNA Prayer Book chairman pleased with progress

The Anglican Church in North America will probably not have a completed Prayer Book for several more years, but the Rt. Rev.


Second Century Pauline letters discovered

The treasure trove that produced a first-century fragment of the Gospel of Mark, also contained an early sermon on Hebrews and the earliest-known manuscripts of one of the letters of Paul the Apost


Cavalcanti funeral set for Wednesday

The Diocese of Recife reports that the memorial service for Bishop Robinson Cavalcanti and his wife Miriam has been scheduled for 29 February 2012 at Emmanuel Anglican Church in Olinda in Pernambuc


Cavalcanti murdered

The Diocese of Recife reports that Bishop Robinson Cavalcanti and his wife were murdered in their home in Olinda in Northeastern Brazil last night.


Reordination not a rejection of Anglicanism

The requirement of re-ordination for Anglican priests entering the Catholic priesthood is not a rejection of Anglican orders, the head of the American branch of the Anglican Ordinariate said last w


Rhode Island Cathedral to close

The Diocese of Rhode Island’s Cathedral of St John has announced that it will close its doors.


New archbishop for South East Asia

Over 2000 worshipers from across East Asia celebrated the installation last week of the new primate of South East Asia, Archbishop Bolly Lapok.


Canadian Supreme Court rejects exemption from Religious Education

Canada’s Supreme Court has held that parents may not withdraw their children from state school religious education programmes for reasons of conscience or religious scruple.


Rwanda bishop confronts Islam in Tanzania

The spread of Islam in Africa, like the spread of communism in Europe after World War II, threatens to enslave the entire continent.