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Training Youth to Wage Peace in the Holy Lands

Between the summer programs and school-year classes, “we’ve had direct impact on thousands of young people,” the Rev. Canon Nicholas Porter said. “We have trained, empowered and energized individuals who will be agents of change in their society.”

New: 11/29 TLC Online

The November 29 Advent Issue of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers. The cover story by G. Jeffrey MacDonald examines how the pandemic is causing increased stress levels for clerg... Read more...

Tribunal Authorizes Same-Sex Blessings in Australia

The Anglican Church of Australia's highest legal authority has ruled on narrow legal grounds that a liturgy for same sex blessings approved in 2019 by the Diocese of Wangaratta is valid, and that the Diocese of Newcastle may revise its clergy discipline rules to prohibit disciplinary action against priests who enter into same sex marriages.

Old Masters and Black Bodies

Using the tools of the old masters – grand canvases and oil paint, and fluently speaking their iconographic language – Ballon has moved Black bodies from the margins of the canvas to the forefront, portraying them as Biblical characters.

New C of E Resource for Discernment on Sexuality

A 468-page book and associated teaching materials are designed to help the Church of England begin “a new process of discernment and decision-making on questions of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage” over the next two years.

English Clergy Protest 4-Week Worship Ban

“We strongly disagree with the decision to suspend public worship during this time,” the faith leaders wrote in a November 3 letter. “We have had reaffirmed, through the bitter experience of the last six months, the critical role that faith plays in moments of tremendous crisis, and we believe public worship is essential.”