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3 hrs ago | Disaster News Network

Local churches work to stop Ebola spread

In Liberia and Sierra Leone, Episcopal Relief & Development's local Church partners are leveraging their widespread presence and trusted reputation to alleviate suffering and contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,427 people in West Africa since March 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

10 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

Bishop's visit to mark diocese centenary

A Bishop and worshippers will undertake a series of walks and visit a church to mark the centenary of the Anglican Diocese of Chelmsford.

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Related Topix: Religion, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Religion News Service

Anti-immigrant Congressman converts to Catholicism

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner was received into the Catholic Church in a private ceremony in the Chapel of St. Francis de Sales Seminary in Milwaukee on Monday.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Immigration Reform, Prison

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thinking Anglicans

Oxford Faith Debates: survey of clergy opinion

A new survey is underway, gathering information about the beliefs and values of Anglican clergy in the UK for the purpose of academic research, and to support a forthcoming debate series on the Future of the Church of England.

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Related Topix: Religion

The Compass

Sentencing for priest, wife postponed

A provincial court judge agreed to set over sentencing until Friday for an Anglican priest and his wife who took thousands of dollars from their church.

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Related Topix: Religion, Canada,

ABC News

Study of abuse in Anglican Church reveals similarities with Catholic Church

MARK COLVIN: Meanwhile, police in New South Wales have set up a major strike force to investigate child abuse in and around Newcastle.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

The Northern Echo

A Cross and Bowl created by Joe McElwee in his Esh Winning Workshop

JOE McElwee works out of a lean-to-style shed bolted onto the side of his retirement bungalow, in sleepy Esh Winning, County Durham.

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Related Topix: Religion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Artworks in St Paul's in need of restoration

The passage of time and environments with uncontrolled humidity and temperature are taking their toll on St Paul's Cathedral's historic art collection of paintings, etchings and photographs.

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Related Topix: Religion, Arts, Painting

Yahoo!

Anglican abuse in Newcastle investigated

Strike Force Arinya-2 is investigating allegations of assaults by people associated with the Newcastle diocese of the church in the 1970s, including the handling of child sexual assault claims.

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In-depth Africa

Catholic Church denies involvement in demolition of Anambra Anglican Church

The Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha in Anambra State has absolved itself of the demolition of an Anglican worship centre in the state.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Timaru Herald

Craighead opens new hostel

The improved Shand House was opened with a blessing from Canterbury Anglican bishop Victoria Matthews, while staff, pupils, parents, benefactors and old girls watched.

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The Drinks Business

British Cathedral to sell communion wine

According to the Wakefield Express , the trio - a red, white and rosA©, were made in collaboration with drinks wholesaler Clarks Fine Wines Limited in Westgate.

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Cornish Guardian

Church rejects 'own assets' spend

A CHURCH spokesman has rebutted suggestions that the Diocese of Truro should use central funds to meet a shortfall of more than 1m, rather than ask for more donations.

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Related Topix: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom, Religion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pridesource.com

Worship Songwriter Vicky Beeching Comes Out As Gay

British star of the American Christian rock scene, Vicky Beeching came out as gay Aug. 13 in an interview with the U.K. newspaper, the Independent.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Folk-Rock, God, Christian Music, Jennifer Knapp

CNN

NOTICE/REFUTAL

The attention of the Diocesan Board and the entire congregation of the Diocese of Ukwa have been drawn to the numerous publications making the rounds including those posted in the internet via CNN iReport and those littering the roads in UKWALAND and elsewhere and more recently at the ANGLICAN RETREAT CENTRE, AGBARHA-OTOR pertaining to and ... (more)

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Londonderry Today

Service of Reflection and Prayer

A special interdenominational service was held at St Columb's Cathedral on Thursday, to pray for Christians and minority religions suffering persecution in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New Vision

Will Iganga get its own diocese?

The fate of the proposed Central Busoga Diocese to be headquartered in Iganga district is set to be decided, Canon Patrick Mutalwa, the archdeacon, has said.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News, Religion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Press On-Line

Cathedral advocates 'appalled' at comparisons

DISPUTED: The Anglican diocese in Christchurch has said it wants to demolish the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral and build a contemporary replacement on the site within 10 years.

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Ghanamma.com

Bishop Abraham Cobbinah Ackah Demand Government Release Of Anglican Mission Schools

The Bishop of Sefwi Wiawso Diocese of the Anglican Church says the church is in a position to better maintain schools established by the church in the country.

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Malvern Gazette

Worcestershire woman's mission to help those in Peru

Jenny Taylor, former head teacher of Broadheath Primary School, will be joining around seven other people from the Anglican churches in Worcestershire to help those in Peru.

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