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April 10 2018 By dvirtue GAFCON Chairman urges Anglican Evangelicals to be Steadfast Against Growing Western Apostasy

He sent signals to American Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Canadian Archbishop Fred Hiltz that their interference in the Global South with money to buy allegiance and phony unity conferences designed to play down differences based on culture and opt for "good disagreement" is unacceptable.

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April 09 2018 By dvirtue MDAS Could Pull out of ACNA if Women's Ordination is Approved

Ilgenfritz reported from the recent [ACNA] College of Bishops meeting on the Task Force Report on the Ordination of Women that the bishops requested a moratorium on the ordination of women to the priesthood in ACNA, as such ordinations are a divisive issue in ACNA. The request was rebuffed, he said.

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April 07 2018 By dvirtue Bishop Iker plans appeal to Texas Supreme Court

This overturned the earlier 141st District Court of Tarrant County, Texas ruling.

Bishop Iker was quick to respond. In a statement to Forward in Christ magazine, he said: "The Second Court of Appeals has issued its long-awaited ruling in our litigation, and the Court has found in favor of TEC's arguments that TEC decides who belongs to their Diocese and that their Diocese controls the Corporation Board of Trustees, as well as all property and other assets.

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April 05 2018 By dvirtue Non-Marriage Rites for Cohabitation set to pass at General Convention

The Episcopal Church will hit another new low in sexual behavior contrary to Scripture, history and reason. Having affirmed sodomy between consenting adults and canonically enshrined rites for same-sex marriage, the only sexual proclivities left is to reduce the age of consenting sex between men and boys and bestiality for millions of lonely Americans who find virtual reality insufficient for genuine encounter.

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April 03 2018 By dvirtue SEWANEE: Outraged Diversities List 10 Demands following Revocation of Rose Honorary Degree

The coalition set out 10 demands which included allowing all student and faculty trustees be allowed to "sit in" on all Regent meetings and that the Regents publish regular reports to the community regarding their decisions.

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March 31 2018 By dvirtue Why York Archbishop John Sentamu is Wrong about Conversion Therapy

As one shrewd observer told VOL, Sentamu likes to be on the winning side in a debate and this was an easy call.

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March 28 2018 By dvirtue Maintaining conversation across the Anglican Communion. Is it possible now?

'Deep differences' is circumlocution for we can't agree, but let's stay together rather than split the communion over homosexuality and gay marriage. But don't expect God to answer a prayer for which we already know the answer, too. Scripture is abundantly clear that sex is only between a man and woman in marriage. No exceptions. You can pray till you are blue in the face, but God has not and is not going to change His mind even if you have changed yours.

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March 23 2018 By dvirtue Episcopal Church is mired in a "system of denial and helplessness" over alcohol abuse

Cook was jailed for seven years after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of Tom Palermo, 41. She was found to have three times the legal blood-alcohol limit. She was denied early parole after a hearing in which she accepted no responsibility for the death of the software engineer and father of two.

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March 19 2018 By dvirtue Dual-Integrity over Women's Ordination Heightens Tension in ACNA

The Bishops who uphold the Declaration of Common Faith of Forward in Faith North America; who uphold the Faith and Order of the Undivided Church in affirming that the "Christian ministerial priesthood is male," called for a voluntary moratorium on the ordination of women until such time as a consensus is reached in the College of Bishops and in the Provincial Assembly of the ACNA, he told MDAS delegates that included Bishop Ray Sutton, Presiding Bishop of the REC and Bishop Ordinary of REC Mi

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March 19 2018 By dvirtue 2020 Lambeth Conference theme: "God's Church for God's World: walking, listening and witnessing together"

Originally scheduled for this summer, the conference was postponed by two years amid reports that Welby would not call the meeting until he was confident most, if not all, the key figures would consent to come. They still haven't.

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