May 20, 2013
- "Fair Deal" seeks to maintain access to knowledge, economic opportunity, fundamental rights. The Canadian-based organization Open Media International (http://openmedia.org/) announced on May 16 that it is launching an international coalition called "Our Fair Deal (http://ourfairdeal.org/)," seeking to counter the potential restrictions on the Internet posed by an international agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (http://www.ustr.gov/tpp) (TPP). The TPP is currently being...
May 8, 2013
Former Archbishop of the New Zealand Dioceses, the Most Revd David Moxon, has become the new Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and the Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See
May 1, 2013
May 1, 2013
April 17, 2013
[Anglican Taonga] In the wake of the 201-2011 Canterbury Region earthquakes the New Zealand Diocese of Christchurch has voted to take the next step towards a dramatic redrawing of its map.
The diocese met in a special synod on April 13-14, and chose to proceed on a path which could see the 46 parishes in and around Christchurch being...
April 9, 2013
[Anglican Taonga] Insurance money from quake-damaged ChristChurch Cathedral cannot be used to fund the transitional cathedral in nearby Latimer Square, a judge has ruled.
However, the Church Property Trustees (CPT) acted in “extraordinary circumstances” in the wake of the earthquakes, says Judge Graham Panckhurst in his ruling released on April 8.
CPT has earmarked up to NZ$4 million (US$3.39 million) of the insurance payout to fund the NZ...
April 4, 2013
[Anglican Taonga] Cantabrians have this morning glimpsed what shape a new Cathedral in the Square could take.
Three design options have been unveiled – restored, traditional and contemporary – and over the next month the Diocese of Christchurch and the Church Property Trustees will take those options to the public.
They’ll explain the pros and cons of each at a number of presentations and public forums during April. And they will actively...
April 1, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The general secretary of the Anglican Church of Tanzania has published a full account of the recent election of the archbishop-elect.
The Rev. Canon Dickson Chilongani said the church issued the statement after what he called “speculation and gossip” on the Internet surrounding the election.
“We have decided to give details of what has been confirmed by all bishops present as a free and fair election,” he wrote to ACNS. “We hope...
March 27, 2013
Celebrating Vivekananda’s 150th Birthday continues world-wide. These photos showcase the Interfaith dinner held in Wellington, New Zealand this month hosted by Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions Ambassador Lachlan Mackay and St. Andrews. How the Interfaith movement can move forward locally in Wellington to carry forward the tradition of the Parliament with homage to Swami Vivekananda’s mission was discussed over food and bonding....