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Archaeologists discover Jamestown relics that may re-write U.S. history

Archaeologists discover Jamestown relics that may re-write U.S. history

Secret Catholics discovered among Protestant settlers buried at Jamestown, Virginia.

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What would Oscar Wilde say about same-sex marriage?

What would Oscar Wilde say about same-sex marriage?

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Pakistan: Christians come together in protest

Pakistan: Christians come together in protest

Thousands of Christians hit the streets in Pakistan to protest their persecution at the hands of Muslim terrorists.

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Canadian churches prefer closing to French services

Canadian churches prefer closing to French services

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Prince Charles asks Muslims to defend Christian minorities

Prince Charles asks Muslims to defend Christian minorities

Archbishop of Canterbury rebukes President Obama for being 'sheepish' on the persecution of Christians in the Mideast. Prince Charles, on the other hand, is calling on Muslims to defend Christians and underscore human rights.

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Islamic State murders Christian children who refuse submission to Islam

Islamic State murders Christian children who refuse submission to Islam

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Christian churches ignore the root cause of Islam's rise in Africa

Christian churches ignore the root cause of Islam's rise in Africa

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Pope Francis: docility and humility in Christian unity

Pope Francis: docility and humility in Christian unity

Pope Francis gave a video message to viewers at a conference held by Evangelist Kenneth Copeland, and Bishop Tony Palmer of the Anglican Episcopal Communion of the CEEE, in which he called for understanding and forgiveness.

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Nigeria: Anglican bishop calls on Christian leaders to refuse police protection

The Anglican bishop of Kaduna, Nigeria, says that his country is not about to break up, despite Muslim terrorist attacks.

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Anglican/Catholic ecumenism strengthened in central Africa

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Episcopal Church of USA shows dramatic drop in numbers

Episcopal Church of USA shows dramatic drop in numbers

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Little attention for Pakistani Christian girl ravaged by Muslim violence

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Pakistan: human organs illegally harvested from victims of terror

Pakistan: human organs illegally harvested from victims of terror

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Archbishop of Canterbury speaks out against Syria intervention

Archbishop of Canterbury speaks out against Syria intervention

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Egypt: local Anglican bishop calls for prayers as Christians are persecuted

Egypt's Christians beg for prayers and solidarity in the face of Muslim rampage.

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UK same-sex couple sues for a church wedding

UK same-sex couple sues for a church wedding

Libertarians in England are critical of gay marriage mandate.

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Legislation in Wales would institute 'presumed consent' for organ donation

Legislation in Wales would institute 'presumed consent' for organ donation

Some people in Wales fear that new legislation would put the government into the 'body-snatcher' business. Religious leaders oppose the legislation.

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Leader of Anglican Communion comes out against homosexual marriage

Vote in Parliament on gay marriage could cause a constitutional crisis for the United Kingdom.

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England: Fear grows of 'politically correct' treatment for Muslims

England: Fear grows of 'politically correct' treatment for Muslims

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The stakes for the UK in gay marriage debate

The stakes for the UK in gay marriage debate

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A decade since the martyrdom of the Melanesian Brothers

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Anglicans greet election of Pope Francis

Anglicans greet election of Pope Francis

Anglican Ordinariate is unnecessary, said Cardinal Bergoglio before being elected as Pope Francis.

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England: Controversy over re-burial of King Richard III

England: Controversy over re-burial of King Richard III

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Sen. Feinstein urges partisan prayer

Sen. Feinstein urges partisan prayer

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Kenya: Christians rely on prayer after Muslim attack at Garissa

Kenya: Christians rely on prayer after Muslim attack at Garissa

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Washington's famed National Cathedral to see homosexual marriages

Washington's famed National Cathedral to see homosexual marriages

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Illinois faith groups ask legislators to resist same-sex marriage

Illinois faith groups ask legislators to resist same-sex marriage

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New  Anglican leader faces a divided church

New Anglican leader faces a divided church

The designate as Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop Justin Welby, was once an oil company executive.

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Pope sends congratulations to new Anglican leader

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Incoming Archbishop of Canterbury named

Incoming Archbishop of Canterbury named

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Kenya: Christians seek dialogue following deadly Muslim attack

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Pakistan: Muslims burn Christian churches in day of rage

Pakistan: Muslims burn Christian churches in day of rage

Hillary Clinton went on Pakistani TV to denounce a film believed by Muslims to defame Islam, reaffirming American commitment to tolerance of religion. The day was marked with violence throughout Pakistan.

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Anglicans denounce film that allegedly inflamed Muslim riots

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Anglican clergy to strut on high-fashion catwalk

Anglican clergy to strut on high-fashion catwalk

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Nigeria: Christians risk their lives to go to church

Nigeria: Christians risk their lives to go to church

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Sudanese forces attack Anglican church in South Sudan

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EU court decision may force churches to grant same-sex marriages

EU court decision may force churches to grant same-sex marriages

While the EU Convention on Human Rights does not compel states to grant same-sex marriage, in those states that do allow it, churches refusing to celebrate them would thus be engaging in illegal discrimination.

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Reaction of Nigerian Anglicans to resignation of Archbishop of Canterbury

Reaction of Nigerian Anglicans to resignation of Archbishop of Canterbury

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Pope kicks off week of ecumenism: to Christ the victory, he says

Pope kicks off week of ecumenism: to Christ the victory, he says

"in contrast to 'victory' understood in triumphal terms, Christ shows us a very different way. His victory does not involve power and might; Christ speaks of victory through love, mutual assistance and boosting the self-esteem of those who are 'last', forgotten, excluded."

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Los Angeles Times: Episcopalian flight to Catholicism is 'provocative'

Los Angeles Times: Episcopalian flight to Catholicism is 'provocative'

LA Times is apparently unhappy with erection of Anglican-use ordinariate in U.S.

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Britain to celebrate life of Charles Dickens at Westminister Abbey

Britain to celebrate life of Charles Dickens at Westminister Abbey

The English-speaking world celebrates the 200th birthday of Dickens with readings, museum exhibits, and events on several continents.

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A feminist's pipe dream of the Catholic Church

A feminist's pipe dream of the Catholic Church

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed in today’s New York Times by Sara Ritchey.

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India:  Islamic court charges Anglican and Catholic with prosyletism

India: Islamic court charges Anglican and Catholic with prosyletism

Final sentence within days. Grand Mufti of the region claims the two men are guilty of forced conversions. Rev. Khanna: "I fear for my life." John Dayal of the All Indian Christian Council (AICC): "Islamic Court has no authority, India is a secular and democratic state".

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Pakistan: 'Brutal injustice' meted out to Christians; church and homes destroyed

Pakistan: 'Brutal injustice' meted out to Christians; church and homes destroyed

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Progressive Christians quote Pope Benedict out of context

Progressive Christians quote Pope Benedict out of context

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British media and a failure in accurate religious reporting

British media and a failure in accurate religious reporting

When is a vicar not a vicar? The Guardian's coverage of the "midnight mass brawl" at a Southampton Catholic church.

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Restoring the tradition of Boy Bishops

Restoring the tradition of Boy Bishops

The enthronement of a boy as a bishop for day is an ancient tradition that deserves consideration, if only as a memento mori for sitting bishops.

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Christmas greetings from Birmingham UK

Christmas greetings from Birmingham UK

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Christmas greetings: Veni O Sapientia!

Christmas greetings: Veni O Sapientia!

Come Wisdom! Come Lord! Come Root of Jesse! Come Key of David! Come Dayspring! Come King of Gentiles! Come Emmauel! Come Virgin Born! For Anglicans, this is a season of hope, and heartbreak.

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With the sprinkling of blood was nourished a martyr

With the sprinkling of blood was nourished a martyr

St. Edmund Campion is celebrated for his defense of conscience as martyr of the Catholic Church. Another Englishman, Henry Walpole, was transformed as he witnessed Campions bloody death.

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Desmond Tutu: climate change is worse than apartheid

Desmond Tutu: climate change is worse than apartheid

Nobel Prize-winning Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu is calling on the world to join him in demanding that world leaders sign on to a renewal of the Kyoto Protocol this December in South Africa. Joining him is the 'human polar bear', among others.

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Anglicans praying for carbon emission reductions

Anglicans praying for carbon emission reductions

Anglicans are being called to pray for the COP 171 negotiations and the upcoming summit in South Africa, where a petition will be given to world leaders to commit to the Kyoto Protocol, cut emissions, and wealth transfer to the Third World.

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Anglicans celebrate the King James Bible, despite dwindling numbers

Anglicans celebrate the King James Bible, despite dwindling numbers

Archbishop Rowan Williams, leader of the world's Anglican Communion, noted the anniversary of the publication of the King James version of the Bible. Anglicans in the UK and the US celebrate too, but are leaving for the Church of Rome. Full text.

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U.S. Catholic bishops announce ordinariate for former Anglicans

Following a similar move in the UK, the Catholic bishops in the U.S. have formed a unit within the wider Catholic Church for Anglicans to enter the Catholic Church and retain elements of their culture and worship style.

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Kansas City-Star spikes story of Episcopal clergy countenancing sexual abuse

Kansas City-Star spikes story of Episcopal clergy countenancing sexual abuse

Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori of the Episcopal Church USA knew about Rev. Bede Parry who, despite molestation charges, was ordained into the Episopalian priesthood.

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Saint of the Day: Cybi of Wales

Saint of the Day: Cybi of Wales

St. Cybi is recalled even today in Wales, where he lent his name to Holy Island in the county of Anglesey. Other Welsh place names reflect a Christian heritage.

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Reuniting church and state

Reuniting church and state

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Episcopal Church of the US dips below 2 million members

Episcopal Church of the US dips below 2 million members

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