Wednesday, 26 November 2003

News from home and abroad

David Stancliffe was reported by the Telegraph to be unhappy with the quality of many CofE church services. Our services are dire, says CofE’s head of worship.
The BBC reports on someone trying to improve the quality of sermons who has written one about U2, Vicar preaches U2 to the masses. (A book full of these is about to appear.)
Here’s a bishop who is angry and upset about something different, Bishop not impressed with Bok management.
The Telegraph today has reported Rowan Williams’ Christmas message as Archbishop pleads for Anglican truce.

In Canada, Michael Peers has announced the members of a task force that will consider alternate episcopal oversight, Task force will examine alternate episcopal oversight.
In Australia, Peter Carnley has criticised the Foreign Minister, Anglican primate criticises Downer while the Australian, a national newspaper reports that the Church ‘still employs pedophiles’ and The West Australian in Perth reports on nationwide falling attendance figures. Meanwhile Peter Jensen seems to have denied reports that he was wooing Uniting Church members to join the Anglicans.
The Church in Ghana says it is vehemently opposed to any form of unnatural, carnal behaviour.
The Nigerians plan to open a branch in the USA for Nigerians there, Sequel to consecration of gay Bishop: Nigerian Anglicans plan US branch.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Wednesday, 26 November 2003 at 10:07 AM GMT | TrackBack
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