The primates of GAFCON have announced their plans for another international meeting of the leaders of the Anglican church. They also plan to open offices in London and New York to strengthen communication with Western churches.
Within the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), Archbishop Robert Duncan has appointed The Rev. Charles Montileaux as Archdeacon with the purpose of ministering to the Sioux Indians of South Dakota.
Yesterday, the big news was astrophysicist Stephen Hawking’s comment that the afterlife was a “fairy-tale” that people invented to helped get them through the night. Carl Olson, over at Insight Scoop, has a response entitled “What the pope might say to Stephen Hawking if the two had a chat.”
Rod Dreher has a fascinating article on paranormal activity and its relation to orthodox Christianity, where he wonders how to balance “ghosts,” “poltergeists,” and “visitations” with his Christian beliefs.
Elizabeth Scalia offers another thoughtful piece over at First Things, this time on the presumptions of art and artists.