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Cape Town archbishop assaulted during visit to refugee encampment

Archbishop Thabo today appealed for prayers for asylum seekers and refugees after being attacked by some of those who have taken refuge...

Catholic priest reprimanded for allowing an Anglican woman priest to concelebrate the Eucharist

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Malaga has censored one its clergy for permitting a female Anglican priest to concelebrate the Eucharist at...

Hierarchy in marriage is not male superiority, but male responsibility, Nigerian bishop tells synod

Nigerians have been advised to desist from negative depiction of events happening in the country and called on to stop packaging as...

Church leaders urge NZ govt to reject euthanasia bill

Catholic and Anglican bishops have joined with the President of the NZ Federation of Islamic Associations, and Baptist, Lutheran, Presbyterian church leaders...

Gay nuptial blessing celebrated in Austrian Catholic Church

The news website Gloria.TV reports the head of the Office for the Family of the Roman Catholic diocese of Graz, Fr. Michael...

Newcastle gay marriage vote a “stitch up”

Last week davidould.net reported on the decision by the synod of Newcastle Diocese to approve 2 controversial bills. The first sought to change the...

Christians ‘snubbed’ on British royal tour to Pakistan

Christian leaders in Pakistan say they were ignored during the visit of Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge that concludes today.

Former college chaplain a steadfast Christian, friend

After many years of faithful service as Episcopal Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, Bishop Peter Beckwith, Rear Admiral in the United States Navy...

Diocese of Perth approves extra-marital sex for clergy and church workers

At it’s annual synod, meeting this last weekend, the Diocese of Perth has approved changes to Faithfulness in Service (the Anglican Church of Australia’s...

Australia’s Anglican ‘blessing’ liturgy; What is it?

The same-sex marriage blessing liturgy presented to the Wangaratta synod for their approval (and due to be presented to the upcoming Newcastle synod) is not...

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Indian bishop cleared by court of abuse charges

A court in the Southern Indian city of Bangalore has dismissed charges of sexual harassment and intimidation lodged against the bishop in...

Pet Owners Want to Take Pets to Midnight Mass

Nearly a third (30%) of pet owners would take their pets to church with them, for Midnight Mass this Christmas, if they...

Reflections on leaving the Church of England

Having served for 23 years as an ordained minister in the Church of England, I was recently licensed as minister of Emmanuel, Morecambe in...

US Govt condemns arrest of Coptic activist

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns Egypt’s recent arrest of Coptic activist Ramy Kamel. Mr. Kamel...