Day: December 3, 2008

Ackerman out of retirement

The Rt. Rev. Keith L. Ackerman, who resigned last month as Bishop of Quincy — in the brief interval between coming back from sabbatical and

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A new “province” not

Contrary to news reports that a new North American province pledging allegiance to the Anglican Communion is being created today, such is not the case.

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Akinola doublespeaks

Archbishop Akinola said that it was unfortunate that some people were still engaged in killing and aiming at a time when the nation should be counting the gains of democracy.

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Vatican hedges on sanctity of life

The Vatican will oppose a proposed U.N. declaration calling for an end to discrimination against homosexuals. The proposal, which has the backing of all 27 European Union countries, calls for an end to the practice of criminalizing and punishing people for their sexual orientation. Most dramatically in some countries homosexuality can be punished by death.

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As a door nail

Just last week talking to an old friend about my hunger to spend time with family, to be in the room with living, breathing with flesh descended from dad, to hear our stories and eat together. She said, ‘One dancer’s gone and you all are having to make a new choreography.’ Her words rang true. That image fit what we were doing and feeling.

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