Orthodox Church debate over women deacons moves one step closer to reality

Orthodox Church debate over women deacons moves one step closer to reality

Orthodox Church debate over women deacons moves one step closer to reality Above every Greek Orthodox church’s altar, Theotokos, or Mary the Mother of Jesus, symbolically watches over the congregation. The figure, with arms outstretched, welcomes visitors and parishioners alike Read More …

Top cleric says Church of England risks becoming a ‘suburban sect’

Top cleric says Church of England risks becoming a ‘suburban sect’

Top cleric says Church of England risks becoming a ‘suburban sect’ Plans to reverse decline in congregations may alienate even more people, says Oxford dean Justin Welby wants management courses for bishops. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Saturday 13 August 2016 21.32 BSTLast Read More …