The Bread of Life Without Crumbs

The nuns who have traditionally made communion wafers are threatened by Polish, and, worse, American competition. The New York Times ran a remarkable story about a Rhode Island bakery which has captured 80% of the market for communion wafers in the US, Canada, and even here and Australia. The Cavanagh company’s wafers are truly ecumenical…. Continue Reading


Inexcusable Irreverence and Ingratitude (1)

“They are without excuse: because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful.”  Romans 1:20-21 This first chapter of the Epistle to the Romans is a dreadful portion of the Word of God. I should hardly like to read it all through aloud; it is not intended to be… Continue Reading


Lesbian Suffragan Bishop Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool

Revd Canon Mary Glasspool

A controversial priest who has a lesbian partner has so far received more than half the votes she needs to be consecrated as an assistant bishop. And the 120-day consent process began just a month ago. The Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool has 29 consents to become bishop suffragan, according to a recent report by… Continue Reading


Gay Marriage Approval Death Knell for Anglican Unity

Anglican Bishop Gene Robinson

Bishops in the US dealt a death blow to hopes for unity in the worldwide Anglican Church when they approved in principle services for same-sex partnerships. The decision will finally split the Communion between Bible-based conservative evangelicals and liberal modernisers. The bishops at the Episcopal General Convention voted by 104 to 30 to “collect and… Continue Reading


Vatican: Shared Ecumenical Catechism


Cardinal asks dialogue partners if an ecumenical catechism might work By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A Vatican official has floated the idea of a shared “ecumenical catechism” as one of the potential fruits of 40 years of dialogue among Catholics, Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists and members of the Reformed churches. “We… Continue Reading


Spurgeon Quotes on Homosexuality

The cities of Sodom and Gomorrha are bright as the sun goes down. The inhabitants are merry with boisterous laughter, there is plenty in the barn, there is luxury in the hall, for the plain of Sodom was well watered and lacked for nothing. Down went the sun upon a disastrous eve, never to rise… Continue Reading