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Episcopal Convention Hears Diverging Tales of Troubled Seminary

June 29, 2015

Episcopalians are being met with sharply contrasting accounts of the state of the church’s flagship seminary in New York City.

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Ecumenical Partners in Short Supply at Episcopal General Convention

June 26, 2015

Episcopalians are continuing calls for unity with other Christian churches despite actions that have had the effect of increasing divisions between Episcopalians and other branches of historic Christianity.

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Ahead of Convention, Episcopal Nominees Debut

June 25, 2015

Nominees for Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop touted CrossFit routines and urban gardens as well as fielding questions on divestment and reconciliation with Global South Anglicans.

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Should Christians Encourage Resistance to Police?

June 17, 2015

Guest writer Derryck Green argues that recent comments by an Anglican theologian on resisting police are more the product of white guilt than good theology.

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“Our Father” or Fairy God Mother?

June 9, 2015

The Church of England wants to address God as a female. Does God get a say in this?

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More Clergy, Fewer Church Members: A Good Thing?

June 5, 2015

A blogger with Religion News Service claims that while establishment churches have seen a drop in membership, the churches themselves—as institutions—remain strong with more clergy today than ever before.

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Anti-Israel Activists to Try Divestment Again at Episcopal General Convention

May 29, 2015

Anti-Israel activists are seeking to build momentum for a divestment campaign in the Episcopal Church. Don’t expect any mention of Hamas or rocket attacks.

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Archbishop: Anglican Conflicts Coming to Denomination Near You

April 14, 2015

An orthodox renewal leader in the Anglican Communion has warned that the forces which divided his family of churches are on the doorstep of every other Christian Church.

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Kenya Attack Illustrates Threats against Christians, Recalls Easter Hope

April 3, 2015

Institute on Religion and Democracy Press Release April 3, 2015 Contact: Jeff Walton office: 202-682-4131, cell: 202-413-5639, e-mail: jwalton@TheIRD.org “We have a responsibility to our fellow Christians to pray for them – continuously and…

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Giving Thanks to George Washington on His Birthday

February 16, 2015

Today legally and morally is not “Presidents’ Day” but George Washington’s Birthday. And the day should robustly honor the man without whom our nation, its wealth, its democracy, its free speech, its religious liberty…

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Church of England Clergyman Apologizes after Suggesting 9/11 Perpetrated by Israel

January 30, 2015

The Rev. Stephen Sizer linked to an article entitled “9/11 Israel did it”. Sizer, who regularly speaks at conferences with a sharp critique of Christian groups that are supportive of Israel, has in the past been accused of anti-Semitism by the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

A delegation of 12 Anglican bishops, led by Archbishop Foley Beach (center) joined a larger group organized by Anglicans for Life leader Georgette Forney (right) for the annual January 22 march.

Anglican Bishops March Proclaiming “Every Life is a Gift”

January 23, 2015

The theme of this year’s march is intended to counter the perception that some lives are not worth living.