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  • To Kill Without a Trace [Iran-Argentine Israelite Mutual Association 1994 bombing]

    03/24/2015 12:49:34 PM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 24, 2015 | Mark Tapson
    To Kill Without a TracePosted By Mark Tapson On March 24, 2015 @ 12:21 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 3 Comments On July 18, 1994, a van loaded with explosives destroyed the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA), murdering 85 innocents and injuring over 300. The government accused Hezbollah, but it was not until 2006 that sufficient legal evidence was gathered to request warrants for the arrest of those allegedly responsible.On January 19, 2015, the chief investigator of the case, prosecutor Alberto Nisman, was found murdered (though it had been made to look like a suicide). Nisman had been on the verge of...
  • Argentine Phone Calls Detail Efforts to Shield Iran

    01/22/2015 1:17:51 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 19 replies
    New York Times ^ | JAN. 21, 2015 | JONATHAN GILBERT and SIMON ROMERO
    Intercepted conversations between representatives of the Iranian and Argentine governments point to a long pattern of secret negotiations to reach a deal in which Argentina would receive oil in exchange for shielding Iranian officials from charges that they orchestrated the bombing of a Jewish community center in 1994. The transcripts were made public by an Argentine judge on Tuesday night, as part of a 289-page criminal complaint written by Alberto Nisman, the special prosecutor investigating the attack. Mr. Nisman was found dead in his luxury apartment on Sunday, the night before he was to present his findings to Congress. In...
  • Argentine prosecutor who accused Cristina Kirchner over 1994 bombings found dead

    01/19/2015 10:41:39 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 53 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 19 Jan 15 | Harriet Alexander
    Alberto Nisman, who on Monday was due in parliament to present his case against president Cristina Kirchner, found dead days after warning "I could end up dead because of this" An Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Kirchner of covering up Iran’s involvement in the country’s worst ever terrorist attack has been found dead, hours before he was due to present his evidence in parliament. Alberto Nisman, 51, had spent the past decade investigating the 1994 bombings of a Buenos Aires Jewish centre, which killed 85 people. Two years ago he began working on a 300-page dossier – due to...
  • Death of a Prosecutor

    01/21/2015 5:39:05 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 21, 2015 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    Death of a ProsecutorPosted By Kenneth R. Timmerman On January 21, 2015 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments Alberto Nisman, the Argentinean prosecutor who indicted top Iranian regime officials for the July 1994 AMIA Jewish Center bombing in Buenos Aires, was found dead by gunshot in his apartment on Sunday night, in what initially was called a suicide.Nisman was scheduled to address members of parliament the next day to reveal new information about alleged efforts by Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her foreign minister, Hector Timerman, to cover up the responsibility of the Iranian regime...
  • Iran 'in Latin America Terror Plot' - Argentina Prosecutor

    05/30/2013 2:21:47 AM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies
    BBC.co.uk - News ^ | 29 May 2013 Last updated at 18:31 ET | n/a
    SNIPPET: "An Argentine prosecutor has accused Iran of trying to infiltrate countries in Latin America to sponsor and carry out "terrorist activities". Alberto Nisman said Iran was attempting to set up intelligence-gathering stations in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and other countries in the region. Mr Nisman is investigating a bomb attack that killed 85 people in a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires in 1994." SNIPPET: ""I legally accuse Iran of infiltrating several South American countries to install intelligence stations - in other words espionage bases - destined to commit, encourage and sponsor terror attacks like the one that took place against...
  • Big-Time Terrorists Line Up To Lead Iran

    05/29/2013 7:52:02 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 4 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 29 May 2013 | Editorial
    Mideast: Iran's electoral board eliminated all moderates this week, leaving just eight hand-picked candidates for June 14's clearly rigged election. Two are 9/11-style terrorists and all are hard-liners. The nuclear trigger is next. If you were disheartened by the results of Iran's 2009 election, when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "won" a second term amid widespread allegations of fraud and a futile millions-strong "Green Revolution" uprising in protest, the outcome of the next presidential vote looks to be even worse.
  • Argentina asks Iran to help in 1994 bombing probe

    09/22/2007 6:02:33 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 15 replies · 253+ views
    Yahoo News/Reuters ^ | Sep 22, 2007
    Argentina asks Iran to help in 1994 bombing probe Sep 22, 2007 BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Nestor Kirchner on Saturday asked Iran to answer petitions for arrests and information in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center, state news agency Telam reported. Argentina has accused former high-level Iranian officials in the bombing in Buenos Aires and last year asked for their arrest. Iran denies any involvement in the attack. In a speech set for Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly, Kirchner is expected to criticize Iran for failing to collaborate in the investigation of the...
  • Student Protesters Say Venezuela Election Fraudulent (pro-IslamicFascist Iran - dictator Chavez)

    10/09/2012 6:14:21 PM PDT · by Milagros · 13 replies
    ABC ^ | Oct. 8, 2012
    Students banging pots, and shouting "fraud", gathered at a busy Caracas intersection on Monday night, to protest election results in the tropical country.
  • Rabbani, Iran's Islamic-fascist cleric heads 'Hezbollah, Quds and Islamization' in L. America

    10/16/2011 12:46:15 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 15 replies
    Face of evil: MOHSEN RABBANI The Islamic Shiite cleric active in Latin America since the early 1990s. Responsible for the 1992 and 1994 anti-Jewish massacres in Argentina. Wanted in that country and by the Interpol for the crimes. Called for Israel to be "wiped off," in 1994. 'Chief' Islamic operator of Hezbollah - Quds activities of: Islamizaton --including 'recruting converts for Islam'-- and terror networks in Latin America, resides in Brazil. Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists on American Soil - Pages 122-3Tom Diaz, Barbara Newman - Random House Digital, Inc., 2006 - History - 272 pagesThe man directly responsible for this cell-building...
  • Re: Santorum/Guingrich on Iran / Here's a quick factsheet on Iran's global crimes

    01/23/2012 7:21:02 PM PST · by PRePublic · 5 replies
    How many countries did Islamofascist Republic of Iran attack via its Islamists: al-Quds or or via its hezbollah terrorists? * Lebanon (killing French and American soldiers 1983; kidnapping and torturing of Westerners in Leabnon as well as Lebanese Jews 1982-1992; series of assassination of Christians including PM R. Hariri in coordination with Syria; clashes in 2007-2008 initiated by Hezbollah) * France (bombing shopping centers in Paris, 1985/6). * Israel (katyusha-missiles attacks on civilians in the 1980s, and the recent use of Lebanese as 'human shields,' when targeting Israeli civilians). * Argentina (1992 Israeli Embassy, AMIA building massacre 1994) * Panama...
  • A Snapshot of the Islamic-Fascist Republic of Iran [1979-2011]

    10/12/2011 5:07:42 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 3 replies
    Here is what the Iran-Hezbollah Islamo-fascistic entity has been contributing to humanity, since the Islamic Revolution. Religious apartheid and ethnic apartheid: Since the revolution, a total Islamic oppression has been in place, yet, there was always a "special" place for oppression on non-Muslim, racism on non-Ethnic Iranians like; Kurds, Turkmen, Arabs, etc. - Hijacking Americans for 144 days in 1979. - Bombing US and French barracks in 1983. - Multiple kidnapping and torturing of Westerners in the 1980s. - Bombing shopping malls in France 1985-6 - Torturing Lebanese Jews in the 1980s. - Bombing Israeli embassy in Argentina 1992...
  • Iranian wanted by Argentina visits Bolivia

    05/31/2011 6:44:07 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 31, 2011
    LA PAZ, Bolivia—The defense minister of Iran, whose extradition is sought by neighboring Argentina for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center, is in Bolivia participating in the dedication of a military academy
  • Some Milestones in Israel "Palestine" timeline

    06/30/2010 12:25:15 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 6 replies
    Some Milestones in Israel-Palestine1834 - 1886 - 1920 - 1922 - 1929 - 1938 - 1941 - 1948 - 1950s-1960s - 1970 1972 - 1973 - 1975 - 1976 - 1982 - 1987 - 1994 - 2000 - 2001 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2010 1834 First recorded attack on native Jews in Israel by Muslims, is the one in June 1834, Safed (the Plunder), the massacres and mass rapes went on for 33 days, (an inciter, Muhammed Damoor, a self-proclaimed prophet, ‘prophesied’ the attack for which he agitated). It was repeated in 1838. 1886 First...
  • Top AMIA Bombing Investigator Briefly Kidnapped in Argentina

    03/08/2009 1:33:49 AM PST · by fella · 8 replies · 667+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar 8, 2009 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Mar 8, 2009 10:29 | Updated Mar 8, 2009 10:33 Top AMIA Bombing Investigator Briefly Kidnapped in Argentina By JPOST.COM STAFF One of the senior investigators in the 1994 Iranian-Hizbullah bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires was attacked and briefly kidnapped in Argentina, Israel Radio reported on Saturday night. The masked attackers reportedly nabbed Claudio Lipschitz from his home, threw him into the trunk of a van and violently interrogated him for several hours. The men identified themselves as members of the Argentinean intelligence service and demanded to know if Lipschitz had any case material that...
  • Hezbollah Retribution: Beware the Ides of March (Threats Warnings Against Potential Jewish Targets)

    02/19/2008 10:40:41 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 22 replies · 319+ views
    STRATFOR ^ | February 19, 2008 1613 GMT | Burton & Stewart
    Following the Feb. 12 assassination of Imad Mughniyah, one of Hezbollah’s top military commanders, many threats and warnings have been issued concerning a retribution attack against Israel, which has been blamed for — or credited with — the attack. The threats have come from Hezbollah and Iranian leaders, while the warnings have come from the Israeli and U.S. governments. Although the unfolding story continues to make headlines, the warnings we have seen have not included any time frame. This means that most of the people concerned about them will be on alert in the near term but will, as is...
  • The Nexus Between Iranian National Banks and International Terrorist Financing

    02/14/2008 9:55:25 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 5 replies · 372+ views
    Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs ^ | 14 February 2008 | Dr. Shimon Shapira
    On December 19, 2007, a U.S.-based law firm succeeded in freezing the funds of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in France on behalf of American clients who, in the judgment of U.S. courts, were victims of terrorist attacks sponsored by the Islamic Republic of Iran.  Iran has been using its state institutions as agents of the terror activity it perpetrates throughout the world. The funding for this terror activity is partly provided via Bank Melli and sometimes also via Bank Saderat. Bank Melli also played a pivotal role in financing the 1994 AMIA bombing in Argentina. AMIA was...
  • (Buttering Islamofascism) American School Books Redefine 'Jihad' to Exclude Violence

    06/25/2008 1:01:49 PM PDT · by Righting · 17 replies · 281+ views
    newsbuster ^ | June 8, 2008
    American School Books Redefine 'Jihad' to Exclude Violence -- Where is Media? By Warner Todd Huston | June 8, 2008 - 21:49 ET In yet another example of why the west could be too weak to fight the sort of global terrorism that takes the form of Islamofascism, a textbook monitoring group is charging that American textbooks have been cleansed of mentioning the violence inherent in the Islamic "Jihad." Now, our children will not be taught what "Jihad" truly means, nor that it has been used as an excuse to kill their fellow citizens because our schools have sanitized Islam...
  • How American Anglicans Think and Act: A Primer for the Global South

    12/23/2007 9:47:00 PM PST · by Huber · 4 replies · 382+ views
    Source: Anglican Communion Institute ^ | November 30, 2007 | Rev. Canon Benjamin B. Twinamaani
    Now that the much anticipated ‘final' meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops in New Orleans has come and passed, and that the final resolutions from that meeting have been received with disappointment by many in the Anglican Communion, it is time to say this piece. "Your Grace, this is not the best of situations for a church family to be in, but since our American brothers and sisters love freedom so much, as it is part of their heritage that both defines them and by which they define themselves, they will always do exactly what they want to...
  • COMMUNIQUE FROM THE HOUSE OF BISHOPS OF THE PROVINCE OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF RWANDA

    06/27/2007 4:30:22 AM PDT · by Huber · 8 replies · 219+ views
    In response to the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Honourable Rowan Williams, inviting the bishops to the Lambeth Conference 2008, the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda, who met in Kigali on 19 June 2007, resolved not to attend the Lambeth Conference for the following reasons: 1. Our Primates represent the bishops, clergy and laity from their Provinces. Therefore what they decide as representatives cannot be taken lightly when it engages the faith of the churches they represent. The invitations to Lambeth 2008 have been issued in complete disregard of our conscientious commitment...
  • AMiA Bishop Says TEC Will Experience Lingering, Withering Death

    06/09/2007 10:50:07 AM PDT · by sionnsar · 1 replies · 321+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 6/06/2007 | David W. Virtue
    VirtueOnline interviews the new interim President of Trinity School for Ministry, the Rt. Rev. John D. Rodgers. By David W. Virtuewww.virtueonline.org6/6/2007 VOL: You are back at TSM your old stomping ground as interim president(for a year) following the resignation of Dr. Paul Zahl. Are you surprised at this move? RODGERS: We were all completely and utterly surprised. We were all saddened. Paul and Mary have been strong supporters of TSM from its inception. It would seem that Paul felt that he had made the contribution that he could make and wanted to move on to where he could make his...
  • The Anglican Mission Comments on the 2008 Lambeth Conference Invitations

    05/25/2007 8:03:00 PM PDT · by Huber · 2 replies · 449+ views
    Anglican Mission in America ^ | 5/23/07 | Rt. Rev. Charles H Murphy, III
    In response to the decisions by the Archbishop of Canterbury regarding invitations to the 2008 Lambeth Conference, the Rt. Rev. Charles H. Murphy, III, Chairman of the AMiA, in consultation with the Most Rev. Emmanuel Kolini, Primate of the Province of Rwanda, issues the following statement. The Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, announced this week that invitations to the 2008 Lambeth Conference have been issued to over 800 bishops in the Communion, including all but one of the bishops in The Episcopal Church (TEC). I believe that this action and decision by Archbishop Williams indicates...
  • Anglican Mission to meet in Kingsport

    05/19/2007 6:31:38 AM PDT · by Huber · 7 replies · 381+ views
    Times-News ^ | May 18, 2007
    KINGSPORT - The president of the Anglican Mission in the Americas will speak at a meeting Tuesday on establishing an Anglican Mission in the Americas (AMiA) church or churches in the region. The meeting is open to interested members of the public. The meeting begins at 7 p.m., Tuesday at Meadow View Conference Resort and Convention Center and will include a service of Evening Prayer and an informational talk by the AMiA president, the Rev. Canon Ellis Brust, of Pawley’s Island, S.C. The Rev. Chris Cairns, vicar of Apostles Anglican Church in Knoxville, which is affiliated with the AMiA, also...
  • The Anglican Mission in the Americas Response to the 2007 Primates Communiqué from Tanzania

    02/23/2007 5:07:33 PM PST · by Huber · 2 replies · 181+ views
    Main Entry: pri'mate Etymology: Middle English primat, from Old French, from Medieval Latin primat-, primas archbishop, from Latin, leader, from primus Date: 13th century 1 often capitalized : a bishop who has precedence in a province, group of provinces, or a nation2 archaic : one first in authority or rank : LEADER 3 [New Latin Primates, from Latin, plural of primat-, primas] : any of an order (Primates) of mammals comprising humans, apes, monkeys, and related forms (as lemurs and tarsiers) -pri'mate-ship \-*ship\ noun --pri-ma'tial \pr*-*m*-sh*l\ adjective
  • Changes In AMiA’s Structure Raise Concerns about Ordination Policy

    01/25/2007 9:10:57 PM PST · by Huber · 4 replies · 585+ views
    The Christian Challenge ^ | 1/23/07 | Report/Analysis By Auburn Traycik
    Is the booming Anglican Mission in America effectively re-embracing its original policy of accepting women priests? Some may claim it is – and some distraught AMiA clergy certainly fear it is – following a change announced with little fanfare at the AMiA’s seventh annual Winter Conference, which opened with a Eucharist attended by some 1,600 persons January 17 and concluded January 20 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Anglican Mission, it seems, is now to be part of a larger international structure, overseen by a single AMiA bishop, that includes a second American wing that has female priests. The AMiA is of...
  • Terrorism Tehran-style (via Hezbullah Islamic Terrorists)

    01/22/2007 9:22:04 PM PST · by PRePublic · 310+ views
    CourierMail ^ | Jan, 21, 2007
    Terrorism Tehran-style Courier Mail, Australia - Jan 21, 2007 YOU know it's not business as usual when prosecutors from one country file a criminal indictment against another country's head of state. But that's precisely what happened late last year when Argentine authorities laid terrorism charges against former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani. In open court, Rafsanjani and other retired Iranian government officials were formally accused of masterminding the bombing of a Jewish community centre in 1994. The AMIA building in Buenos Aires was flattened in an explosion that killed 85 people and wounded more than 200 other civilians. But despite...
  • ANGLICAN MISSION IN THE AMERICA'S TAKES WINGS AND FLIES

    01/22/2007 7:47:32 PM PST · by Huber · 3 replies · 316+ views
    Virtue On Line ^ | 1/22/07 | By David W. Virtue
    It is time for the great expansion, says AMIA leader The AMIA recently held its Seventh Annual Winter Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. VirtueOnline interviewed Chuck Murphy Bishop and Chairman of the AMIA By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org 1/21/2007 He looks the picture of health. His heart troubles are behind him. At 59, the Rt. Rev. Charles "Chuck" Murphy seems in no danger of having a midlife crisis. And while the Mission (AMiA) he started in 2000 is going through the growing pains that most organizations go through, he and they are poised for new growth. The man in charge is...
  • UT: St. John's alliance with AMiA 'fit the bill'

    01/13/2007 11:53:07 AM PST · by sionnsar · 1 replies · 277+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 1/13/2007 | Jessica Ravitz
    http://tinyurl.com/wqmw4 St. John's Anglican Church, a congregation established in May 2004 by former Episcopalians, announced Thursday its formal alliance with the evangelical Anglican Mission in America. The decision makes the group, which meets weekly at Park City Academy, Utah's first AMiA affiliate. "We were looking for an authentic path in the Anglican world that we could join, whose goal was the same as ours," says the Rev. Christopher Seddon of St. John's. The organization's mission, one rooted in outreach to the unchurched and strict adherence to scripture, "fit the bill in so many ways." AMiA, founded in 2000 and based...
  • Anglican Communion : Ancient & Future: Church Planting for the 21st Century

    01/09/2007 9:58:47 AM PST · by sionnsar · 1 replies · 266+ views
    The Christian Challenge ^ | 1/08/2007 | Bishop Chuck Murphy
    More than any other faithful Anglican body outside the U.S. Episcopal Church at the moment, the Anglican Mission in America seems to excel at church planting. TCC invited Bishop Chuck Murphy to explain for the benefit of all CHALLENGE readers the AMiA’s approach to this core aspect of the Church’s mission. Read the entire article in Adobe PDF format here: http://www.challengeonline.org/pdf/church-planting_AMiA.pdf
  • Uppity [hysteria on the Episcopal left]

    12/21/2006 10:22:48 AM PST · by sionnsar · 4 replies · 449+ views
    Midwest Conservative Journal ^ | 12/19/2006 | Christopher Johnson
    Speaking of hysteria on the Episcopal left, this guy wants Dr. Williams to come down on Nigeria and Uganda like a ton of gender-neutral Bibles: The Anglican Communion is based on a system of trust and a confederation of sovereign provinces. According to Anglican Canon Law and tradition, no Anglican province is permitted to violate the sovereignty of another. Since 1789, ECUSA has been the sole representative of the See of Canterbury in the United States and therefore is the sovereign province in the United States. In recent years, primarily due to the consecration of His Grace, Bishop Gene Robinson...
  • Considering CANA [The Journey of Christ Church, Plano: Part III]

    12/21/2006 12:05:51 PM PST · by sionnsar · 1 replies · 382+ views
    Stand Firm ^ | 12/21/2006 | The Rev. Canon David Roseberry
    The Journey of Christ Church, Plano: Part III Peter Akinola was dressed in a brilliant white caftan with pajama-style pants. His outfit was clearly and beautifully Nigerian: it was made of silk and cotton and heavily embroidered. He wore a simple wooden pectoral cross on a dark string around his neck. He had a simple white silk headdress on... and an elfish grin on his dark face. He said, "I came down dressed incognito... " Indeed, while he was the most visible person in the hotel lobby, no one would have thought he was the leader of nearly 18 million...
  • Wyoming: Starting anew [Anglican]

    09/04/2006 4:41:28 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 3 replies · 387+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 9/04/2006 | Kathleen St. John, Star-Tribune
    The "culture wars" have raged for years now, but nowhere is the schism more apparent than in the Episcopal Church. When the Episcopal House of Bishops elected an openly gay bishop in 2003, it had a polarizing effect within the church. Now a new group, the Anglican Mission in America, is building congregations across the nation that reach out to disaffected Episcopalians. The Rev. Tom Johnson, pastor of the newly formed Anglican Church of the Resurrection in Casper and Glenrock, is hoping to bring a measure of healing to Wyoming's lost Episcopalians next weekend when Casper hosts The Greater Wyoming...
  • Two churches merge to form single Anglican ministry [Jacksonville FL]

    09/04/2006 4:36:31 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 8 replies · 527+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 9/04/2006 | David W. Virtue
    ACKSONVILLE, FL. (9/4/2006)---Emerging out of the ecclesiastical wars in the Episcopal Diocese of Florida and the realignment raging in the Anglican Communion, two parishes have united; Epiphany Episcopal Church and Christ the King Anglican Church to form Christ Church, Anglican of Jacksonville. The merger will bring together 300 Anglicans, mostly former Episcopalians, under the ecclesiastical authority of the Anglican Mission in America (AMIA) and their new Bishop, Connecticut-based, the Rt. Rev. Thad Barnum. In describing the new church's ecclesiology, The Rev. Dr. Robert Sanders said this: "We will be a church thoroughly grounded in the historic Anglican tradition with its...
  • Colorado Diocese faces mounting closures: Canon Missioner calls it "holy dying"

    08/21/2006 5:29:49 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 16 replies · 745+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 8/21/2006 | David W. Virtue
    The canon Missioner for the Diocese of Colorado who is in charge of congregational development for the diocese, says that as many as 12 parishes will close with three already having made the decision to shut down. He calls it "holy dying." He also blames it on "National Church issues". Lou Blanchard, known unaffectionately as the "Grim Reaper of Church Growth" by an orthodox priest in the diocese, announced this week that St. Francis, Colorado Springs has made the decision to close after declining over several years for many reasons including National Church Issues. Their final service will be on...
  • Pastoral Search

    08/14/2006 9:19:55 PM PDT · by Huber · 16 replies · 530+ views
    The Church of the Good Shepherd ^ | 8/15/06 | TCOTGS Release
    The Church of the Good Shepherd, Davidson, NC Review of the Senior Pastor Hiring Process The vestry has put together a 3-phase process for finding a senior pastor: Ø Identification Ø Screening Ø Weekend Visit First Phase: Identification During this phase, names of potentially suitable candidates are submitted to the vestry. Currently, 8 names have been submitted. Names of candidates can be submitted by anyone in the congregation. If the members of the vestry believe that the person would be a suitable candidate, they move on to the second phase. Second Phase: Screening During this phase, the vestry first determines...
  • Laying the Foundation [North American Anglicanism]

    07/13/2006 5:32:03 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 18 replies · 549+ views
    Midwest Conservative Journal ^ | 7/13/2004 | Christopher Johnson
    The Common Cause Partners, an association of conservative North American Anglican bodies including American Anglican Council, the Anglican Communion Network, Anglican Essentials Canada, Anglican Mission in America, the Anglican Network in Canada, the Anglican Province of America, Forward in Faith North America and the Reformed Episcopal Church, has proposed the following Theological Statement: We, the representatives of the Common Cause Partners, do declare we believe the following affirmations and commentary to contain the chief elements of Anglican Reformed Catholicism, and to be essential for membership. 1) We receive the Canonical Books of the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Scripture...
  • Bishop Murphy to Share Mission in England

    07/02/2006 4:25:04 AM PDT · by Huber · 1 replies · 177+ views
    Anglican Mission in America Press Release ^ | July 1, 2006 | Jay L. Greener
    For a long time--and it seems to go without saying--England was the center of the Anglican church, and the emotional home for Anglican Christians throughout the world, whether or not they had ever visited its shores. Generations looked to the beauty and order of English worship (particularly its prayer book), its rich hymnody, and the inspiring vistas of its architecture. But things have greatly shifted over the last few years. The real thrust of vitality in the Anglican Church is now in the Global South, with burgeoning ranks of dynamic converts in Africa, Asia and South America, while less than...
  • Why I am a Reformation Christian, and Anglican in the classic sense of the 39 Articles

    05/21/2005 3:50:03 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 12 replies · 450+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 5/21/2005 | The Rt. Rev. John Rodgers [AMiA]
    [Something to annoy just about everyone here -- myself included. --sionnsar] With the transfer of some of my friends to the Roman Catholic Church and others to the Eastern Orthodox tradition and still others to the CEC and PCA and perhaps to come, some to the Methodist and Lutheran Churches, where they are free standing, I thought it good to indicate some reasons why I do not think it wise to make moves that place oneself outside the Christian Faith as it is expressed in the classic Anglican Formularies, or to put it another way, to be at odds with...
  • AMIA: Where are we in the Anglican Communion?

    01/28/2006 5:40:55 PM PST · by sionnsar · 4 replies · 244+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 1/16/2006 | Bishop John H. Rodgers, Jr.
    Where are we in the Anglican Communion and what should we in the AMIA be doing to help set things in order? A paper for the 2006 AMIA Winter Conference By Bp. J.H. Rodgers Jr What is basic to the Anglican Identity? Where are we in the Anglican Communion? Where should we be going? What might be the calling of the AMIA in giving encouragement in the hoped for movement in the Anglican Communion? Part 1, what is basic to Anglican Identity? It seems to me before we can make any thoughtful evaluation as to where the Anglican Communion is...
  • Reflections on The Episcopal Church Convention Bishop Chuck Murphy (AMiA)

    06/23/2006 4:23:11 PM PDT · by Huber · 3 replies · 409+ views
    Anglican Mission in America Press Release ^ | 23 June 2006 | The Rt. Rev. Chuck Murphy
    Jun 23, 2006 Reflections on the 2006 General Convention of The Episcopal Church The Rt. Rev. Chuck Murphy Chairman, The Anglican Mission in America The actions and direction of the Episcopal Church, as evidenced in its just concluded General Convention, remain a continuing tragedy. The decisions reached, the language used, and the directions taken, are nothing new. Much of their rhetoric mirrors that of other groups that departed orthodoxy centuries ago, such as the Unitarian Universalists who continue to this day to present both the language and the theology of this latest Convention in their literature and on their webpage....
  • Continuing Anglicanism given a bad write-up: Shame on Oxford University Press

    06/15/2006 6:00:51 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 3 replies · 402+ views
    The Prayer Book Society [1928] ^ | 6/15/2006 | The Rev'd Dr. Peter Toon
    In the Exhibition Center at the General Convention you may find the booth of the Oxford University Press of NYC. Prominently on view is a new reference book, The Oxford Guide to The Book of Common Prayer, A Worldwide Survey (edited by C. Hefling and C. Shattuck). As we would expect from this distinguished Press, there is in this well-produced book much that is informative, reflecting careful and learned scholarship. However, it is with regret that we have to report that there is one section in this book, which falls below the high standards we expect from this Press. It...
  • The death of religion

    01/28/2006 5:11:04 PM PST · by sionnsar · 2 replies · 289+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 1/22/2006 | Tom Mayer
    Armed with little more than faith and a canon, a Rwandan David is today positioning itself against an American Goliath. The intent is largely a rescue effort, said Emmanuel Kolini, archbishop of Rwanda. Under his leadership, the Anglican Mission in America is attempting to save more than 120 million "unchurched" Americans from the "spiritual genocide" plaguing this and other nations, the spiritual leader said. As a religious principal living in Rwanda, and as the overseer of the Anglican Mission in America, a missionary movement trumpeting conservative Anglican tradition, Kolini is well-positioned to speak on concerns surrounding the systematic killing of...
  • ORTHODOX THEOLOGIAN SAYS ANGLICAN COMMUNION FACES JUDGMENT

    01/22/2006 8:18:26 AM PST · by Huber · 2 replies · 347+ views
    VirtueOnLine ^ | 1/20/2006 | David W. Virtue
    CHARLESTON, SC: (1/20/2006)--If the Archbishop of Canterbury and his 2008 Lambeth Design Team continues a "business-as-usual" Lambeth conference, with North American churches present, the Anglican Communion will incur the judgment of God and effectively put an end to the Communion as a serious, respected Christian body. The Rev. Dr. Stephen Noll, Episcopal theologian and Vice-Chancellor of Uganda Christian University, told more than 300 delegates to a "Mere Anglican" conference here, that changing the subject and "moving along," is no longer acceptable, and that what happened at Lambeth '98, which wrestled with central issues of human sexuality, cannot be glossed over....
  • Jaded

    01/18/2006 7:34:21 PM PST · by Huber · 3 replies · 176+ views
    As amazing as this might sound, pointy hats just don't impress some people: The Bishop of Alabama, Henry N. Parsley, proved he could play games just like many of his fellow bishops. After telling his clergy not to have anything to do with this AMIA Anglican conference at the Sheraton and to stay away (which they did), he then set about arm-twisting the publisher of the Birmingham News, Mr. Victor Hanson, asking him not to cover the AMIA conference -- a request that was denied. They sent reporter Greg Garrison to cover it on two occasions. Parsley’s final act of...
  • HANDS AND PLOWS AND LOOKING BACK

    01/17/2006 8:49:43 PM PST · by Huber · 1 replies · 196+ views
    Here's another indication that an Anglican split will be the best thing that could possibly happen to conservative Anglicanism. Sam Pascoe, rector of Grace Anglican Church of Orange Park, Florida, writes his parish: As I write, I am in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Anglican Mission in America Winter Conference. I am here with Janie Simpson (our Senior Warden), Travis Greenman and Rob Sanders (Associates), Karen Allen (our Children’s Ministry Coordinator, and Roberta Harkey (parishioner). Many other clergy from the area are here as well including Jim McCaslin from All Souls, Neil Lebhar from Church of the Redeemer, Eric Dudley from...
  • AMIA LEADER ANNOUNCES BOLD APPROACH TO REACH 130 MILLION UNCHURCHED AMERICANS

    01/17/2006 7:36:45 PM PST · by Huber · 5 replies · 749+ views
    VirtueOnLine ^ | 1/16/2006 | David W. Virtue
    Church must have a clear message and deliver on it. 'No reserve, no retreat, no regret' News Analysis By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org BIRMINGHAM, AL: (1/15/2006)--The Rt. Rev. Chuck Murphy seems more like a CEO than a bishop. He thinks and talks like senior management of a high level company that has just gone public and is ready to move from a $2 million to a $10 million corporation complete with charts, a VCR-II plan, promoting 'vision', 'risk' and 'reliability'. He speaks with passion about 'growth', 'stewardship' and drops phrases like 'money is muscle', '130 million Americans need Jesus' and...
  • ANGLICAN PRIMATES LAUD AMIA AT OPENING EUCHARIST

    01/16/2006 6:28:01 AM PST · by Huber · 12 replies · 485+ views
    VirtueOnLine ^ | David W. Virtue
    Main Entry: pri'mate Etymology: Middle English primat, from Old French, from Medieval Latin primat-, primas archbishop, from Latin, leader, from primus Date: 13th century 1 often capitalized : a bishop who has precedence in a province, group of provinces, or a nation2 archaic : one first in authority or rank : LEADER 3 [New Latin Primates, from Latin, plural of primat-, primas] : any of an order (Primates) of mammals comprising humans, apes, monkeys, and related forms (as lemurs and tarsiers) -pri'mate-ship \-*ship\ noun --pri-ma'tial \pr*-*m*-sh*l\ adjective
  • CENTRAL AFRICAN PRIMATE BLASTS ECUSA, RIPS CHURCH OF ENGLAND

    01/16/2006 6:22:19 AM PST · by Huber · 27 replies · 641+ views
    VirtueOnLine ^ | 1/13/2006 | David W. Virtue
    BIRMINGHAM, AL: (1/13/2006)--The primate of Central Africa, the Most Rev. Bernard Malango, says the Episcopal Church will never repent and come in line with Scriptural faith, and blasted same-sex civil unions in the Church of England saying they could undermine the whole Anglican Communion and the Archbishop of Canterbury's ability to hold the church together, fatally compromising Lambeth 2008. "They [ECUSA] think they are clever and we are ignorant. They believe that they can say one thing and do another and we will be confused and fooled. However, those of us who walked through ECUSA and Canada know what it...
  • AMIA BISHOP OFFERS MODEL FOR ANGLICAN COMMUNION COVENANT

    01/16/2006 6:08:13 AM PST · by Huber · 6 replies · 335+ views
    Virtue OnLine ^ | 1/14/2006 | David Virtue
    "Primates should take lead in forming new Anglican Communion if no discipline available and no official instrument for reform is forthcoming" The Lambeth Commission in its Windsor Report "recommended and urged the primates to consider the adoption by the churches of the Communion of a common Anglican Covenant which would make explicit and forceful the loyalty and bonds of affection which govern the relationships between the Churches of the Communion" [Windsor Report, pp. 62-64]. A Covenant for Communion in Mission. News Analysis By David W. Virtue www.virtueonlline.org BIRMINGHAM, AL. (1/14/2006)--There is a race on in the Anglican Communion to produce...
  • Noose Tightens Around ECUSA And Revisionist Diocesan Bishop

    07/29/2005 7:18:03 AM PDT · by sionnsar · 2 replies · 400+ views
    VirtueOnline-News ^ | 7/29/2005 | David Virtue
    News Analysis By David W. Virtue Slowly but surely the noose of orthodoxy is tightening around the neck of the revisionist Episcopal Church, its dioceses and bishops. Consider the following. Nine bishops have weighed in on Connecticut Bishop Andrew Smith and told him in no uncertain terms that they will intervene in the case of the "Connecticut Six" and lay a presentment on him if he does not withdraw the inhibition against Fr. Mark Hansen. "We would prefer to find some way other than this deepening battle, but we refuse to allow this recent aggression to go unchecked or unchallenged,"...
  • Why Do We Still Bother Dept. [Episcopal ministry to prostitutes]

    01/23/2005 6:30:16 PM PST · by sionnsar · 28 replies · 478+ views
    Stand Firm (MS) ^ | 1/23/2005 | unk
    A 31-year-old lesbian Episcopal priest in Charlotte, NC wants to start a ministry for prostitutes. So far, so good.[Kelly] Ayer hopes to open a halfway house in which women could receive medical attention and help with addiction, job skills and mental health issues. Among the issues to be worked through: Studies show that a large number of prostitutes were sexually or physically abused as children, often by family members.Only problem is:The goal would be to serve as a presence for women who don't often have someone good to turn to. The unconditional support of presence, Ayer calls it. There also...