Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fort Worth Episcopal Diocese Receives Favorable Court Decision

Earlier this month, the Texas courts ruled that properties belonging to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth could not be retained by the break-away diocesan structure led by Bishop Jack Iker who attempted to remove the diocese from the Episcopal … Continue reading

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Diocese of Ottawa Church Sale Confirms B.C. Court Rulings

In an historic decision that acknowledged the correctness of the BC Court ruling that dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada have ultimate control over the use of parish properties and assets, the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC) has agreed … Continue reading

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“Sodomy” – a Biblical Word Study that Might Surprise You

Contemporary Biblical scholarship is clearly demonstrating that some of the Church’s understanding of specific aspects of human sexuality have been built on the gradual adoption of highly inaccurate cultural interpretations of specific Biblical narratives. We owe it to ourselves, as … Continue reading

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Formal feast or fast food?

Attending a traditional Nisga’a feast is an exercise in formality that puts all but the most studied Anglican liturgies to shame.  At the entrance to the feast hall, each guest is announced (in the Nisga’a language) and escorted to his … Continue reading

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Anglican Malpractice: The funeral of Ugandan Gay Rights Activist David Kato

The persecution and death of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato is horrifying by any human standard. That some North American Christians have contributed to the atmosphere of prejudice and hatred that plagues sexual minorities in Uganda as well as … Continue reading

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