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Original post made by samuel, Stanford, on Jun 29, 2008

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Posted by Yet another split
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 29, 2008 at 5:02 pm

There is a reason it is the ONLY church to actually lose membership in the last 10 years. Every other church has at least kept up with a growing population.

Politicizing the church has been the single worst thing this Anglican/Episcopalian churh has done, except for its founding based on beheading a King's wives.


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Posted by Ex pat
a resident of South of Midtown
on Jun 29, 2008 at 5:17 pm

There are more Roman Catholics in Britain attending church on Sundays than Church of England. Many village churches around the country have closed and are slowly decaying, it's a huge problem for the Brits who consider those buildings part of their heritage.




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Posted by Brit
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 29, 2008 at 5:24 pm

Anglicanism, Episcopalianism, or the Church of England, is a denomination rather than a sect.


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Posted by thinking of going back to Rome
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 29, 2008 at 8:06 pm

I suspect it is because most ( not all, obviously..think of that priest for Obama) Catholic priests/bishops stay out of "advising" how to vote or think politically, and instead focus on their jobs of homilies concerning the readings of the bible/commmandments and how to think of them in modern times, and counseling individuals for marriage, in stress, etc.


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Posted by thinking of going back to Rome
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 29, 2008 at 8:07 pm

sorry, my post was in response to the poster who states that more Roman Catholics go to church in England than Anglicans...


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