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Discursus: Confession and the Anglican Way

A brief outline of traditional Anglican thinking on private auricular confession What then have I to do with men, that they should hear my confessions-...

South Carolina Court Reporters Will Be Busy on Monday

After a flurry of last-minute emergency motions and appeals, the so-called "Episcopal Church in South Carolina" rump group has run out of maneuvers to...

Peace breaking out all over at the ACNA Assembly

A news analysis of the election of Foley Beach as Archbishop of the ACNA The imminent demise of the Anglican Church in North America predicted...

Terry Mattingly reports on the death of the Brady Bunch’s “Alice”

The "Brady Bunch's" Ann B. Davis has died. One of the complicated subjects that religion-beat professionals talk about behind the scenes, if they are themselves...

Is this church ad over the line or just tacky?

The above ad appeared in the Charleston City Paper, an alternative weekly.The text:The Virgin Mary Followed by Bloody MarysThe ad then goes on to...

An Archbishop for Northern Sudan

I first met the Rt. Reverend Ezekiel Kondo, Bishop of Khartoum, far from his diocese. He was in Ambridge, Pennsylvania for the ordination of...

Archbishop Welby Struggles with a Greater Truth

As the Anglican Curmudgeon, it behooves me now and then to comment upon matters Anglican. And just now, there is a tempest in the...

Sacrificing gays on the altar of expedience

It's a "breaking story" today in Anglican News circles as Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby tied the persecution of African Christians to affirmation of...

815 in Transparent Move to Punish Fort Worth

Your Curmudgeon has just received reliable word that ECUSA and its attorneys intend to ask the United States Supreme Court to review the (interlocutory!)...

SC and TX Courts Show 815 Which Way the Wind Blows

In recent appellate decisions, the courts in both South Carolina and Texas have pointed to a decisive judicial rejection of the Dennis-Canon-based litigation strategy...

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Ex-priest sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for child abuse

Former Episcopal priest and convicted child abuser Howard “Howdy” White, Jr. has been sentenced on 21 Oct 2019 by North Carolina court...

Springfield bishop to retire

In his address to the Synod today , the Rt Rev. Daniel H. Martins, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield announced...

Extinction Rebellion promise to subvert democracy as well as...

One of my favourite childhood stories was the Emperor’s new clothes. I’ve always been suspicious of the pressure from crowds to make...

Facing financial struggles and board resignations, Integrity apologizes for...

Integrity, the nonprofit organization dedicated to LGBTQ advocacy within The Episcopal Church, is a shadow of its former self, beset by...