Anglicans say no to stoning gays

Church leaders in Kenya have urged Parliament to kill a bill calling for a sentence of death by stoning for foreigners convicted of sodomy.

 

Gafcon in talks with New Zealand parish

The Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans is in talks to offer alternative episcopal oversight to a breakaway New Zealand congregation, The Church of England Newspaper has learned.  T

 

Second Canadian archdeacon arraigned on fraud charges

The Executive Archdeacon of the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador has pled guilty to theft. On 12 August 2014 the Ven.

 

San Joaquin to appeal trial court property ruling

The Rt. Rev. Eric Menees, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin, writes that the diocese will appeal a lower court ruling that vested parish property with the national Episcopal Church.

 

Global South Statement regarding the Diocese of South Carolina

The Global South of the Anglican Communion welcomes the unanimous request of Bishop Mark Lawrence and the Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina to “accept the offer of the newly created Global South Primatial Oversight Council for pastoral oversight of our ministry as a diocese during the temporary period of our discernment of our final provincial affiliation.”

 

Hear My People's Cry: An Appeal to the people of goodwill

We hear the cries of innocent people from Nigeria, Sudan, Pakistan and throughout the Middle East. Atrocities are being committed in the name of religion. We are often reminded in the West that “Islam is the religion of peace.” Qur’an teaches “Let there be no compulsion in religion” Then what is wrong with this picture?

 

Archbishop Okoh: Ebola will be defeated by science and prayer

Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has urged Nigerians to seek medical attention if they suspect they have been infected by the Ebola virus, and not to look to faith healing as a cure for the disease.

 

Coote case closed

The Diocese of The Murray has revoked the license of its former archdeacon for abuse

 

Crime tops church agenda for the West Indies

Crime is destroying the fabric of West Indian life, the Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago, the Rt. Rev. Claude Berkley told his diocesan synod last week.