Comments: Urban Life and Faith

This new call backed by Canterbury, for cooperation across our institutional diversities, and for willingness to discern common cause in urban Tikkun is as essentially blessed and valuable, inside our varying Anglican climates, as it may be outside in the great cities of the planet.

Especially its openness to understanding how our urban systems create all the high and low outcomes is quite applicalbe to our own global Anglican common life, no?

Posted by drdanfee at Tuesday, 3 October 2006 at 4:08pm BST

2 October was World Habitat Day and the Catholics also have come out against megaslums http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/0605579.htm.
and this is take on erronous assumptions that foster appalling environmental and social conditions http://www.wombatwonderings.org/plugins/newsfeed.cgi?rm=content&plugin_data_id=15154
then there are people like Nigeria's Ambassador (Rev) Elizabeth Ogbon-Day who are looking at how to mitigate forces that entrench systemic poverty in areas such as the Niger-Delta http://www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/cover/october06/01102006/f901102006.html

Posted by Cheryl Clough at Tuesday, 3 October 2006 at 6:10pm BST

Liked your posting drdanfee. Is the German Episcopal church part of the Anglican communion? If so, here is another branch looking for righteousness: http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/content/news_syndication/article_06103marx.shtml

Posted by Cheryl Clough at Tuesday, 3 October 2006 at 10:50pm BST

The ekklesia article that Cheryl links to refers to a "German Episcopal Commission", not "Church". It is a commission of the [Roman] Catholic Church in Germany, and so is not part of the Anglican Communion.

Posted by Peter Owen at Wednesday, 4 October 2006 at 10:27am BST

Thanks Peter, that was why I asked the question on whether they were part of the communion, I did not know the answer.

Mind you, I like what the guy is doing anyway (there is good stuff happening outside of the Anglican communion, and even Christianity these days). Which does not mean there is not good stuff happening within the communion, there are grounds for rejoicing there too.

Posted by Cheryl Clough at Wednesday, 4 October 2006 at 5:12pm BST
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