February 2016

 

Lenten Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Foley Beach

To the Bishops, Clergy, and People of the Anglican Church in North America:
 
 

Canadian bishops reject same-sex marriage

The House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada will block the introduction of same-sex marriage rites this summer’s meeting of General Synod

 

AU 219 - Leap Doctrine

So overnight PB Curry declares Marriage to NOT be a core doctrine of the church. Is repentance next?

 

Archbishops call for ‘great wave of prayer’ for evangelism during Pentecost

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are inviting churches to pray for the evangelisation of the nation during the week before Pentecost Sunday.

 

Singapore bishop urges Anglicans not to attend Madonna concert

The Rt. Rev. Rennis Ponniah issues biblical exhortation on Anglican attendance at the 28 Feb 2016 Rebel Heart Tour concert in Singapore.

 

The Marrakesh Declaration And A Critique Of It

On January 25-27, 2016, Muslim scholars and intellectuals from across the Muslim world convened in Marrakesh to discuss the protection of religious minorities in Muslim-majority countries.

 

The Marrakesh Declaration

The Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Lands: Legal Framework and a Call to Action

 

Media Statement by Bishop Thompson Increases Tensions

Bishop Greg Thompson has issued a media statement following the first report.

Some initial reactions: