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Sarah Coakley on women bishops

Sarah Coakley writes from a theological perspective on the current state of affairs in the Anglican church involving women priests (allowed) and women bishops (still not allowed due to the squeakingly narrow defeat of a recent vote). She pulls no … Continue reading

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Progress, or Promise?

Dover Beach approvingly quotes Tom Wright on the language and rationale put forward by advocates of women’s ordination, opposing the language of “rights” and “progress” as inherently antithetical to the gospel, but potentially supporting women’s ordination in principle on the … Continue reading

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Priorities?

A hierarchical roundup of some recent Catholic news: – A Minnesota teen was effectively denied the sacrament of confirmation because of his support for samesex marriage. (The family says he was denied, the pastor says he voluntarily withdrew, but the … Continue reading

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Rev. Juliana Holm

Let the church rejoice in the ordination of Rev. Juliana Holm: called to pastor Christ UCC and St. Peter’s UCC in central Pennsylvania, she was ordained yesterday in the church that called forth her gifts and nurtured her vocation, Little … Continue reading

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