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Agape Ecumenical Center in Italy: International camps August, 2012

Dear friends, The WSCF has had a historical relationship with the international ecumenical center of Agape in Northern Italy since its inception.  WSCF helped build Agape right after World War II as a symbol of reconciliation among …

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D.C. archdiocese: Denying Communion to lesbian at funeral was against ‘policy’

Deep in grief, Barbara Johnson stood first in the line for Communion at her mother’s funeral Saturday morning. But the priest in front of her immediately made it clear that she would not receive the sacramental bread …

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Invitation to submit a commentary or article to the Journal of Cosmology

Dear Colleague, We live in interesting times. Many scientists are nervous about the fact that a contemporary understanding of the quantum nature of our Universe seems to require its having been carefully designed and structured for life …

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Categories: Announcements.

Episcopal Church Divided Over Trinity

On Friday, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, and Mark Sisk, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, issued separate letters in response to the ongoing conflict between members of the Occupy Wall Street movement …

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New Report: More Sex in the Pulpit

From Tiger Woods’ marital infidelity to same-sex marriage to the ‘Octomom,’ when sexuality issues dominate the headlines, there never seems to be a shortage of religious commentary—most of it from the right. While conservative pastors preach against …

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New ProgressiveChristianity.org Website in 2012!

We are pleased to announce that a new global portal for Progressive Christianity is just around the corner! In early 2012, ProgressiveChristianity.org will have a brand new website. The new ProgressiveChristianity.org will be socially interactive, full of new resources and liturgy, and globally connecting.

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Categories: Announcements.

Theological Degrees and Certificates for the 21st Century Are Now Being Offered by Online University

Global Ministries University has launched a number of programs that include the latest information related to the New Testament and the historical Jesus.  Progressive Christians have the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Theology, Master of Theology, or certificate with a concentration in contemporary Christianity. 

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Categories: Announcements.

Pride in the Pulpit

There is another reason to be hopeful that marriage will become law this year – we now have bipartisan support in the (New York) State Senate, with four previous “no” votes coming out for the measure.

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Categories: Petition.

The LGCM welcomes vote in the Church of Scotland

On Monday 23 May the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland voted by a majority of 351 to 294 votes for the Kirk to move towards the acceptance of ministers in same sex relationships.  It has also welcomed the blessing of same sex relationships involving life-long commitments.

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Categories: Press Release.

Diaries Expose Missionaries

Diary entries obtained by Survival International illustrate the historic attempt of two missionaries to contact isolated Indians in the Brazilian Amazon.

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Categories: Blog Post.