Bid to make ‘Roe v Wade’ permanent fails

Originally published in The Senate rejected a Democratic-led bill Wednesday that would have guaranteed abortion rights nationwide. Politico reports that all 50 Republicans and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W-VA) voted against S 4132, also known as the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022. The vote was 49-51 and Democrats needed 60 votes for […]

Church repents of antisemitism

Possibly among the most significant events in church history was witnessed in an English cathedral on Sunday May 8th. The Church of England chose to mark the 800th anniversary of the notorious Synod of Oxford with a strongly Hebraic service of repentance for historic anti-Semitism. And it took place, appropriately, […]

Bishops called to repent after Australian synod defeats same-sex marriage motion

Originally published in Church Times The Australian General Synod of the Anglican Church, meeting in Queensland, has failed to pass a formal statement brought by the diocese of Sydney, which sought to declare that both same-sex marriage and same-sex marriage blessings were contrary “to the teaching of Christ and the faith, ritual, […]