Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
“The traditional doctrine of the church in view of the teaching of Scripture, upholds marriage as between a man and a woman in faithful, lifelong union”, Primates say after crucial discussions.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby hopes the crucial meeting happening in London will not end in a split. An alternative communion of leaders from the Global South emerges.
“People often ask me why I’m a Christian”, The Archbishop of Canterbury writes on his official page. “When I’ve failed he’s picked me up and healed and strengthened me.”
The meeting, to be held in January 2016, would be an opportunity for Primates to discuss key issues, including a review of the structures of the Anglican Communion.
Anglican leader Justin Welby and the UK Evangelical Alliance “strongly oppose” euthanasia. Former Prime minister Gordon Brown argues palliative is the solution.
The Anglican Archbishop also asked religious groups to be “honest” and admit the “profound differences in what we believe and in the outworking of our faith.
Church of England says country needs “new approach to political life”. Conservative party reacts: “There is a very definite left-wing leaning to their message”.