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Al Webb

Al Webb writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Al Webb

Posted by Al Webb 2 years 3 weeks ago
The Roman Catholic Church has sent a letter to its parishes across Scotland protesting a political race to legalize same-sex marriage.The letter was read Sunday (Aug. 26) by priests in 500 Catholic...
Posted by Al Webb 2 years 11 weeks ago
LONDON — Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so "embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted" over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and...
Posted by Al Webb 2 years 23 weeks ago
 A Church of England vicar has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for conducting hundreds of bogus weddings and illegally pocketing more than 30,000 pounds ($48,000) in fees.The Rev. Brian...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom, Al Webb 2 years 24 weeks ago
A proposed "Covenant" aimed at ensuring unity across the worldwide Anglican Communion appears to have failed, leaving the world's third-largest Christian body facing an uncertain and likely...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom, Al Webb 2 years 26 weeks ago
LONDON — Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said Friday he will step down at the end of 2012, setting the stage for the unique process of government officials appointing the new leader of the...