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Christians brave rain for the way of the cross...

By Henry Sekanjako Christians have braved the Friday morning down pour to take part in the way of the cross walk.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Independent

Church of England-raised Michael Williams describes the unexpected...

Michael Williams is author of 'On the Slow Train'. His newest book, 'The Trains That Passed', will be published by Preface in spring 2015 It could hardly be more be surreal.

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BBC News

Celebrating Easter in Spring

"This is the first time I've ever celebrated Easter in spring," says Australia's first Anglican woman bishop as the April sun lights up the lodgings in Westminster Abbey's cloisters, where she is spending Holy Week before Easter as a guest.

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The Independent

Roman Catholic bishops from England and Wales call for Church to allow priests to marry

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Stephen Glover: Forget food banks. Why doesn't the Church fight the ...

Hundreds of clergy, including 36 Anglican bishops, have written a letter to the Government calling for urgent action to address hunger among the poor.

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The Independent

Let us praise: David Cameron acclaims his and Britain's Christian faith

The PM's comments are likely to be seen as an appeal to churchgoers and Anglican leaders who have been highly critical of government reforms Andy McSmith is a senior reporter at The Independent.

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National Catholic Reporter

Morning Briefing

Jimmy Carter on 'Interfaith Voices' -- Sr. Maureen Fiedler asks former president if he'd take his campaign for women's rights in religion to the Vatican.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Advocate

Anglican Priest Defies Church, Marries Partner

An Anglican priest married his partner last week, defying his church's ban on same-sex marriages for clergy members and prompting some Church of England officials to warn of a looming "crisis," reports London's Independent .

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National Post

Jim Flaherty's state funeral at Toronto cathedral to draw thousands ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, New Democrat leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will be among the thousands attending the state funeral for former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty in downtown Toronto Wednesday.

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Lancashire Telegraph

a School which is switching denominations to survive has lost its headteacher.

Sacred Heart Primary in Blackburn initially faced closure because of possibly losing students to the new Olive Islamic School, which has space for more than 600 pupils.

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This Is Lancashire

Headteacher leaves as Blackburn school changes denominations to survive

Sacred Heart Primary in Blackburn initially faced closure because of possibly losing students to the new Olive Islamic School, which has space for more than 600 pupils.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Yahoo!

Christians arrested at Bishop's office

Christian protesters have been arrested after staging a sit-in at the Perth electorate office of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

Another crisis for Church of England, newspapers warn

"First gay clergyman to wed plunges Church into crisis: Archbishop under pressure to sack canon who flouted ban on same sex marriage", announced the Mail dramatically.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Religion, Christian

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Archbishop's Gay Rights FailBy Gene Robinson

Justin Welby said the Church of England can't rush on gay marriage because it could could become a rationale for violence against Christians in Africa.

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Free Republic

Gay Anglican priest marries his boyfriend. He'll be the first of many

Well, that didn't take long. As my colleague Edward Malnick reports , the first gay Church of England priest - a canon, no less - today married his boyfriend.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

GhanaWeb

We are not competing with each other

The Association of Methodist Men's Fellowships has called for the strengthening of ties among Christian denominations.

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Salmon Arm Observer

Familiar face returns to Sorrento Centre

With plans in place for another outstanding summer program, and the "Next 50" Capital Campaign continuing to move ahead with great success, the board of Sorrento Centre confirms that a familiar face will be returning to the Shuswap Lake camp in a leadership role for the next several months.

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Stuff.co.nz

Magnate steps up fight for cathedral

A high-profile Christchurch businessman is fronting a nationwide television commercial as the fight to save the Christ Church Cathedral escalates.

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Blackburn Citizen

'Affordable' homes bid for Great Harwood church site

Developers are consulting with residents close to land which has been empty since 2009, when St John's Church in St Hubert's Road was demolished.

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Cleveland.com

The Rev. Eric Funston, priest at St. Paul's Parish: 5 Questions

Although we won't be offering one this year at St. Paul's, Medina, my favorite tradition is the Great Vigil of Easter celebrated as an evening service on Saturday evening or as a sunrise service on Resurrection Sunday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Religion, Episcopal Church, Roman Catholic Church, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

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