Christian Marriage

The Adelaide Church Guardian is the newsletter of the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide. There is an article in the February/March edition called ‘Christenviron’ Inclusive Church. The article, by Fr David Thornton-Wakeford, argued that there should be no requirement for either party to a marriage to be baptised before the marriage can be solemnised in a church. …

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Anglican Diocese of The Murray

News last night that my friend of more than thirty years, the Right Reverend Ross Davies, has resigned as Bishop of The Murray. Over the last year, a Special Tribunal of the Anglican Church has been meeting to consider charges brought against Bishop Davies by the Archbishop of Adelaide and the Bishop of Willochra. These charges included disgraceful …

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Tough Love

In an address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to members of the Nicean Club at Lambeth Palace a couple of days ago. (The Nicean Club is a group of Anglicans who seek to strengthen relations between Anglicansim and the Orthodox churches.) Why do the Churches, both East and West, still remember the Fathers of the Nicean …

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For F&#%’s Sake

I am not normally given to swearing, but honestly, for f&#%’s sake. As if you needed another one, reason number 126,475 never to go into an Anglican church again. Gay vicar, 65, to ‘marry’ Nigerian male model half his age. According to the article, they met and fell in love at a Christian conference in …

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The Generation That Failed

The early years of the coming decade will be the last few years of life for many Anglican parishes in the Western world. Those parishes, some supported by legacies or property income, are home to the last of a generation which would already be gone if it were not for the extraordinary increase in life expectancy …

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Diocese Of The Murray

I have a number of friends who are members of The Voice of the Laity, an organisation of lay people in the Anglican Diocese of The Murray. Their website was recently hijacked. They have started a new website at murraydiocese.org The contents are an older copy of the original website, so some updating needs to be done, …

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