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Statute of Limitations Proposed for Legacy of Troubles

Statute of Limitations Proposed for Legacy of the Troubles During the Prime Minister’s Question time on 15 July, PM Johnson announced that the government would be bringing forth a statute of limitations in regard to occurencess committed before the Good Friday...

Church of England Considering Legislation Regarding Parishes Seeking Input on Proposals

Church of England Considering Legislation Regarding Parishes Seeking Input on Proposals   Input has been requested on the proposals to change the current legislation regarding parishes within the Church of England.  The review of the Mission and Pastoral Measure...

GAFCON Australia to Support Diocese for Those Forced from Anglican Church of Australia

GAFCON Australia to Support Diocese for Those Forced from Anglican Church of Australia Gafcon Australia has outlined its plan to support Anglicans who leave the Anglican Church of Australia over doctrinal revision which overturns the plain teaching of Scripture. At an...

Church of England Evangelical Council Reacts to Unorthodox Remarks by Bp of Liverpool

Church of England Evangelical Council Reacts to Unorthodox Remarks by Bishop of Liverpool The Church of England Evangelical Council has responded to a widely criticised public address and subsequent apology made last month by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of...

Questions Out of LFF, Letter to the Editor

Dear Sir, I read the first article from Anglican Futures, regarding the document, Living In Love and Faith, [LLF] EC 8083. I found the article helpful, well presented and gives a clear overview of the document.  However, I found myself seriously disquieted and I raise...

Kenyan Bishop Appeals for Orphan Aid: Parental Deaths Due to HIV

Kenyan Bishop Appeals for Orphan Aid Parental Deaths Due to HIV  The Rt Revd John Orina Omangi, Bishop of the Kisii Missionary District in Eastern Kenya is appealing for assistance in caring for 100 children orphaned by the widespread HIV problem in the area.  Kisii...

Christianity & Craft Freemasonry, A Pastoral Guide for Christian Ministers

Christianity and Craft Freemasonry A Pastoral Guide for Christian Ministers Gerard Moate Latimer Trust, 2021 (ISBN: 9781906327705, 70pp) By 1964 a national commission of enquiry estimated the existence of 50,000 books and pamphlets on freemasonry. This literature has,...

Forgotten Reformer: Myles Coverdale

Forgotten Reformer: Miles Coverdale Geoffrey Main Self-published, 2021 (ISBN: 9781916873704, 228pp) Episcopal biographies are always an enjoyable read, not least those of bishops who are better known for their non-episcopal work. Coverdale is of course best known for...

And Just When You Thought You’d Heard Everything, Bats Communications Officer

Whilst considering reducing the number of clergy nationwide, the Church of England is advertising for someone to be employed as its, “Bats in Churches Communications Officer”.  The post, which is located in London, pays between £31,857 and £34,255 (pro rata).  The...

Pilgrim’s Proces: Baptism Depths of Meaning by Peter Sanlon

In my last column we looked at the Lord’s Supper.  Today, we take a look at the other sign our Lord Jesus instituted among us.  These signs, or sacraments, which God gives his people are both simple and profound. In their simplicity, God's grace is powerfully...
Messianic Believers in Israel Celebrate

Messianic Believers in Israel Celebrate

Messianic Believers In Israel Celebrate Court Ruling Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled to grant tax-deductible donation status to a not-for-profit organisation of Messianic Jews. The organisation, Yachad, runs a congregation of Messianic believers (Jewish followers of...

The Dutch Correspondent:  Alexander de Lange

The Dutch Correspondent: Alexander de Lange

From the Dutch Correspondent Alexander de Lange   The Christian Reformed Church in the Netherlands, not to be confused with the Christian Reformed Church in North America, had her synod in June. The Christian Reformed Church has her origin in the secession from...

Volcanic Eruption in Congo

Volcanic Eruption in Congo

Volcanic Eruption in Congo Mount Nyiragongo volcano erupted near the city of Goma in Eastern DR Congo on 22 May.  A lake of molten lava spilled down its side and flowed towards the city. An immediate needs assessment by the Anglican Diocese of Goma development team...

New Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel

New Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel

New Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel “I gladly trust in Jesus.” The Dean of Sydney, the Very Reverend Kanishka Raffel, has been elected as Archbishop of Sydney, the first person from a non-European background to hold the position. He’s the 13th leader of the...

St Vincent Update

St Vincent Update

The West Indian island nation of St Vincent & the Grenadines is still struggling with the aftermath of a series of eruptions from the La Soufriere volcano that began 9 April. Twenty-thousand residents have been displaced by the disaster. Things have become more...

Dutch Correspondent – April 2021

Dutch Correspondent – April 2021

The Reformed Daily has her Fiftieth Anniversary In 1966 five men came together. They wanted to commence a Reformed newspaper. Media were critical about the conservative part of the nation and even Christian newspapers were losing their Christian identity. It seemed...

Leprosy Mission

Leprosy Mission

Leprosy Mission The Unconditional Appeal Dame Darcey Bussell is championing a new campaign which sees churches build Hubs of Hope to help rid Mozambique of leprosy. As a result, Darcey is championing The Leprosy Mission’s new effort called The Unconditional Appeal....

Center for Reformation Anglicanism

Center for Reformation Anglicanism

Center For Reformation Anglicanism Formed in the USA A new group has formed in the USA to highlight the theology of the English Reformation.  Calling itself, the Center for Reformation Anglicanism, the organisation is clearly reformed and Protestant.  Its Executive...

Dutch Correspondent

Dutch Correspondent

On 21 February a terrible thing  happened. Somebody in Amsterdam heard a baby crying in an underground rubbish container. The police were alarmed and the baby could be saved. The baby was taken to hospital and is situation is stable. Later the parents, both seventeen,...

Dennis Canon Over-ruled

Dennis Canon Over-ruled

AS Haley from the Anglican Curmudgeon Reports On 22 February the Supreme Court of the US (SCOTUS) denied a writ of certiorari made on behalf of two groups loyal to the Episcopal Church USA in a long running legal battle over the properties of the Diocese of Fort...

Chick-fil-A bonds are tight

Chick-fil-A bonds are tight

SARAH TAYLOR February 09, 2021 A 17-year-old Chick-fil-A employee won a new car during a company Christmas raffle, but gave it to her friend and co-worker who commuted to the job on a regular basis on a big way. What are the details? According to Today, 17-year-old...