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ABC upset over move on marriage

The Archbishop of Canterbury expresses concern over the Episcopal Church resolution to change the definition of marriage in the canons.
• Resolutions move to Episcopal House of Deputies 

Power does not depend on resources

The power of the gospel rests not in the resources we provide but in the action of God, says the preacher this Sunday.

TEC elects African-American leader

The Episcopal Church of the United States has elected its first African-American presiding bishop, in place of Katharine Jefforts Schori.
• How the Episcopal Church reported it 

++York steps into sexuality row

The Archbishop of York defends the right of Anglican clergy and laity to hold "varying" views on homosexuality.

Climate change tops CofE agenda

The Church of England General Synod has placed climate change at the top of its agenda in July.

Alight with aroha and promise

The Pentecost issue of Taonga  magazine searches out two humble Manawa o Te Wheke churches and finds them alight with aroha and promise.

Te Aute College scores well

Te Aute College in Hawkes Bay gets a good report card from the Education Review Office.

ABC says 'grow by imitating God'

The Archbishop of Canterbury praises a new book on theology, saying that church growth is not about “survival” but about Christians imitating God.

Caritas offers Parihaka resource

The Catholic agency Caritas has produced a new resource on Parihaka to promote reconciliation between Maori and Pakeha.