Day: October 2, 2008

Rosh Hashanah greetings

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, sent a greeting to Jewish leaders and communities for the festival of Rosh Hashanah, marking the start of

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Prop 8 through the lens of 1 Corinthians

Mad Priest pointed us to this video, which speaks in opposition to California’s Proposition 8 and is based on 1 Corinthians 13. While part of the intense media barrage for and against the ballot measure, this video frames the debate perfectly.

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Rosenthal to step down

Canon James M. Rosenthal, is stepping down from his position as Director of Communications for the Anglican Communion Office.

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Quincy prepares to leave

The Diocese of Quincy is moving forward with their own secession votes when they meet in Synod (Convention) in November. Problem is the second reading

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Vatican refuses ambassadors for being gay or divorced

Should voters weigh the sum total of a candidates beliefs against the social teaching of their church or should they focus on one issue above all others? This is the question facing Catholic voters in this country and even the choice of diplomats to the Vatican elsewhere.

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A Scottish pilgrimage

From nostalgia touring we went to the Island of Iona, home of Columba and Celtic Christianity. More smashing of icons of the mind as we learned that Columba banished all the women to the Isle of Women – nearby but off “his” island. So much for inclusion in that branch of Christianity!

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