Day: July 26, 2013

Archbishop Philip Russel of South Africa remembered

Philip Russell, the Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, died Thursday in Australia at age 93.

The Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, the current Archbishop, said: “Today the whole Anglican Church of Southern Africa gives joyful thanks to God for the life and ministry of one of the unsung heroes of our Church.

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Demon rum

Mixing religion and alcohol may be dangerous to other people’s health according to a new study of religion, alcohol and violence.

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Nothing new under the sun

Luigi Pascali, an economist at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, says that history suggests that Archbishop Welby’s call to drive pawnbrokers out of business by setting up competing church-based credit unions might be the right approach.

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