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Sunday
Mar012009

Faith-filled 'Voyage of Dawn Treader' to be made by Fox; 'Mary mother of Christ' movie in the works 

Actress Camilla BelleHollywood has two faith-based films in the works, one a children’s fantasy and one a biblical narrative.

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Sunday
Mar012009

No mediation yet in Brazil

No mediation process has begun between the evangelical Diocese of Recife and the liberal Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil, says Robinson Cavilcanti, Bishop of Recife.

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Sunday
Mar012009

Virginia defies Lambeth moratorium, votes for Same-Sex Blessings

The Diocese of Virginia has voted to affirm the "blessedness" of same-sex relationships and introduce liturgies to bless such unions. By so doing, it has defied the Archbishop of Canterbury’s request for a moratorium on same-sex blessings.

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Monday
Jan262009

Atheist ads on 800 London buses

An atheist ad campaign run by the UK’s secularists has garnered complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The message, "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life," has appeared on over 800 London buses since the campaign began in October.

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Monday
Jan262009

Anglican District of Virginia wins church property case

In a landmark property decision, a Fairfax County Court Judge ruled on Dec. 19 that eleven former Episcopal congregations now affiliated with the Anglican District of Virginia (ADV) held title to their properties. The final rulings in the case concerned whether four parcels of property owned by the Anglican congregations are covered by the congregations' Division petitions.

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Monday
Jan262009

Women Bishops and the Church of England

The Church of England’s General Synod will discuss proposed legislation to allow the consecration of women bishops when it meets Feb. 9-13 in London.

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Monday
Jan262009

Disney pulls out of Narnia

Those looking forward to viewing the film version of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader may have to wait a little longer. Shooting had been expected this spring for a May 2010 release but Disney has announced that it is pulling out of its partnership with Walden Media.

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Monday
Jan262009

Genocide mastermind jailed

A UN-backed tribunal has sentenced the man accused of having masterminded Rwanda's 1994 genocide to life in prison for his part in the massacres that killed some 800,000 people.

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Wednesday
Dec102008

Breakaway Anglicans to form own body

Dissident Anglican churches in Canada and the United States say they will form a new conservative jurisdiction in the next year, adding that the Archbishop of Canterbury has lost the moral authority to have any real say in blocking the radical move.

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Wednesday
Dec102008

Quincy & Fort Worth realign with Southern Cone

Two more dioceses--Quincy in Illinois and Fort Worth in Texas--have left The Episcopal Church. They follow in the footsteps of the dioceses of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and San Joaquin in California. All four voted this year to realign with the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone on a temporary basis until a new province for orthodox Anglicans could be formed in North America--perhaps as early as Dec. 3.

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