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Procedural Nonsense in the Church of Ireland

Yesterday’s vote in the Church of Ireland’s General Synod on Motion 8 was withdrawn on a proceedural technicality, as reported in the Irish Times. A MOTION affirming traditional church teaching on marriage could not be taken at the Church of

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Certain Voting Systems are not “Morally Superior”

They are just different. I cannot believe the statement issued yesterday by ten bishops on the AV vote in May (or at least, the proposed AV vote, because it’s still not 100% certain it’s going to happen given the filibustering

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No #2 – Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

They keep on coming. After Simon Tillotson’s great explanation of his “No” vote, Miranda Threlfall-Holmes has responded to my request and has provided the following paragraph: My vote certainly was not meant to be a vote against the uniqueness of Christ!

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The Loss of Sacrality

Father Jeffrey Steel has some interesting thoughts on the women bishops General Synod debate, and what it has to say about our approach to the Eucharist. In light of this element of Eucharistic catholicity, it is my understanding that the

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The Picture of the Evening

Sums it all up. Radical Move to Right in Austria – Kurier [de] Far Right gains in Austria vote – BBC This "far right" thing is getting a bit annoying.

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Austria – How would *you* vote?

Here’s an interesting exercise, especially for my more conservative (politically or theologically) friends. Wahlkabine has a questionaire that you can fill in to work out which party you would vote for in the Austrian elections. Click on the link and

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