Church doctrine evolves to meet the demands of culture, Archbishop states

Biblical prohibitions of homosexual activity should not be taken literally, the Archbishop of Wales said this week, as the Apostle Paul and the Old Testament authors were ignorant of committed same-sex relationships.

 

Radical Islam the greatest threat facing the West, Tony Blair warns

The US and Britain should put their disputes with Russia and China to one side and jointly tackle the threat of radical Islam, Tony Blair said today in a foreign policy address in London

 

Coptic Patriarch welcomed to Cairo's Anglican cathedral

Pope Tawadros II was the guest of Dr. Mouneer Anis, the Bishop of Egypt at a ceremony held at Cairo's Anglican Cathedral. The visit by the Patriarch of Alexandria was a "remarkable" and "historic" step towards closer relations among Egypt's Christians, Dr. Anis reports.

 

Fall of Sudanese city leads to massacre by rebels

The South Sudan Council of Churches has called for an immediate ceasefire in the four month old tribal civil war, warning that if security is not restored to the countryside, Sudan will fall victim

 

Easter sermon of the Archbishop of Canterbury

"The announcement that Jesus is alive changes everything," the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said today in his Easter sermon. "It gives us hope where we were in despair, faith where we were lost, light where we were in darkness, joy where we were entirely in sorrow."

 

Easter message from Gafcon chairman Archbishop Eliud Wabukala

Easter Message to the Faithful of the Global Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans and friends from Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, Primate of Kenya and Chairman of the GAFCON Primates’ Council

 

Archbishop's kidnappers captured

Three men suspected of having kidnapped the Archbishop of the Niger Delta Province of the Church of Nigeria were arraigned last week before a magistrate in Port Harcourt, the Department of State Security (DSS) reports.

 

Supreme Court rejects ANiC appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal requested by the congregation of St.

 

Evangelical defections for Church of Scotland

Two evangelical congregations have quit the Church of Scotland this week in protest to last year’s vote by the General Assembly permitting the ordination of gay clergy.

 

Church leaders back secular parties in India's elections

The Moderator of the Church of South India has endorsed a joint pastoral letter with the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Hyderabad calling upon Christians in Andhra Pradesh not to cas