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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...

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.

Zimbabwe Police Stop Anglican Prayer Retreat

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 03.04.2012 | Religion

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean police stopped a retreat of 80 clergy over claims that their prayer gathering was not given police clearance under...

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...

Controversial Billboard Of Joseph And Mary In Bed: God 'A Hard Act To Follow'

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A billboard at a New Zealand church depicting a downcast Joseph lying beside Mary in bed and the heading "God is a har...

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...

Pope Creates New Structure To Bring Anglicans Into The Fold

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican announced Tuesday it was making it easier for Anglicans to convert to Roman Catholicism – a surprise move desig...

Episcopal Church Ousts 61 Clergy In Gay Bishop Dispute

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRESNO, Calif. — National leaders of the Episcopal Church have ousted 61 clergy who aligned with a former bishop in California when he broke wit...