With a combination of military precision, Episcopal Church liturgy and fond, sometimes humorous, remembrances from his family and friends, the United States on Dec. 5 formally bid farewell to former President George H.W. Bush.
Mary Frances Schjonberg. Episcopal News Service. 5 December 2018
Case of vicar said to have stripped off clothes in front of woman ‘hushed up by Church of England’ – Daily Telegraph
Jack Hardy. Daily Telegraph. 5 December 2018
Press Association cited in Daily Mail. 4 December 2018
Church of England website. 4 December 2018
Harriet Sherwood. Guardian. 4 December 2018
President George H.W. Bush, a lifelong Episcopalian who credited his faith with shaping his public life, will be memorialized Dec. 5 at a state funeral held at Washington National Cathedral, the Episcopal Church’s and the nation’s most prominent house of worship.
David Paulsen. ENS 4 December 2018
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is leading the State Funeral for former US President George H W Bush in Washington National Cathedral.
Bishop Samuel Sunil Mankhin of Kustia has become Moderator and Primate of the Church of Bangladesh, succeeding Bishop Paul Sarker.
Staff at the London-based Anglican Communion Office held their annual St Andrew’s Day Eucharist last night in the building’s chapel.
Archbishop Philip Richardson has apologised to the Maori people from Tauranga for an 1866 decision which saw their lands given away.
The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) – the Anglican Communion in Japan – is to host an International Forum for a Nuclear-Free World.
UN member states and faith-based organisations have gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the UN’s COP-24 Climate Change conference.
The former Executive Leader of the international Anglican mission agency CMS has been consecrated as a bishop in the Church of England.
In the Middle East, Christians are under grave threat – let us show them they are not forgotten – Daily Telegraph
Justin Welby. Daily Telegraph. 1 December 2018
What to do with transgender people? It's one of those very modern issues that evangelical Christians face with bewilderment. At one level, it's seen as a sign of the times: another manifestation of society that's turned its back on God and is running by different and unChristian rules. At another, it's more than a bit yucky: the idea of the radical surgery chosen by some transgender people is viscerally disturbing.
Mark Woods. Christian Today. 30 November 2018
Haroon Siddique. Observer. 2 December 2018
Knife Angel’ sculpture standing 27ft tall and made from 100,000 confiscated and handed-in blades will go on display in Christmas warning against stabbings – Daily Mail
Joseph Laws for Mail online. 30 November 2018
Evening Standard. 29 November 2018
The missionary organisation behind the visit of John Allen Chau to North Sentinel Island, where he was killed by the inhabitants, has responded to questions from Christian Today with a defence of his actions.
Christian Today. 30 November 2018
The new Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, was consecrated today at St Paul’s Cathedral by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby – Christian Today
Mounstephen has family roots in Cornwall and was previously executive leader of Church Mission Society. Before that he was chaplain of St Michael's Church, Paris. He has also previously worked for the Church Pastoral Aid Society in a number of roles, serving as deputy general director from 2004 to 2007.
Christian Today 30 November 2018