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.
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.
"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."
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.