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Archbishop Of Canterbury To Open Home To Syrian Refugee Family

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion

The Church of England’s spiritual leader will house a family of Syrian refugees in a cottage at his official London residence, Lambeth Palace, from ...

Music for the Spirit

Duncan J. Dormor | Posted 05.18.2016 | Religion
Duncan J. Dormor

The experience of diversity in unity which lies at the heart of Pentecost is found again and again in music, and, of course, music has had an important role to play in Christian worship.

The Devil's Greatest Trick Is To Convince You That You Are Worthless

Derrick De Lise | Posted 02.10.2016 | Religion
Derrick De Lise

Who told you that you are worthless in the eyes of God? Who convinced you that you cannot meet expectations? Why did you believe them? Were they peopl...

Is the Church of England Fit for Purpose?

Casper ter Kuile | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Casper ter Kuile

Rather than assuming it knows what people need, the church should ask and listen. Then, with courage and creativity, can the church strengthen once again -- purposeful and alive.

The Real Consequences of the Anglican Primates' Censure of the Episcopal Church

Marie Alford-Harkey | Posted 01.18.2016 | Religion
Marie Alford-Harkey

On January 14, a communiqué was released from the meeting of Anglican Primates that revealed a vote to sanction The Episcopal Church for its recent canonical changes to allow same sex marriage by limiting its participation in the Anglican Communion.

On Becoming Second Class Anglicans for Treating LGBT People as First Class Christians

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 01.14.2016 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

To be clear: God is not finished with the Episcopal Church yet. We have miles to go and much work to do to overcome the many systemic issues that continue to challenge us as we strive to live into our call to be the Body of Christ in the world.

Remains Of American Colonial Leader Found Buried With Catholic Artifact

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.28.2015 | Religion

Archaeologists have uncovered an unlikely find at the site of America's oldest Protestant church: a small silver box researchers believe is a Catholic...

Head Of Anglican Church: ‘There Is A Possibility That We Will Not Hold Together'

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 12.09.2014 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In a lengthy interview in The Times of London, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby predicted that the Anglican Communion m...

The Irony of Religious Celibacy

Peggy Payne | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Peggy Payne

Poet John Donne famously recognized the similarity of sexual and religious ecstasy. Born Catholic, he became an Anglican priest and the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, as well as a poet both bawdy and religious.

A Disruptive and Inconvenient Realization

Teo Bishop | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Teo Bishop

Simply put, I'm feeling called back to the worship of God in Christ, and I can't deny it even if I wanted to.

Royal Wedding Prayers: Anglicans, Catholics Publish Official Blessings For Will And Kate

Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion

The Church of England has published a special prayer in anticipation of the wedding of Prince William to his fiancee, Kate Middleton. The prayer is...

Former Church of England Head Bemoans Secularization of Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON -- Former Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey has slammed attempts to "air-brush" Christianity out...

Christ The King: Redefining Glory

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

This past Sunday, churches in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran traditions marked the holy day of Christ the King. Appropriately enough, it marks the end of the long Pentecost season.

U.K. Lifts Ban On Gay Ceremonies In Churches

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The House of Lords has agreed to an amendment to the U.K. Equality Bill, which would lift the ban on same sex couples holding civil partnership ceremo...

Kenya Anglicans Reject Pope's Offer To Join Catholic Church

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The head of Kenya's Anglican Church, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, has rejected the Pope's offer to allow disaffected Anglicans to join the Catholic Chur...