Sign in or signup

4,760 active users!!Bandwidth
FRIDAY
JUL 1, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -1 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  7/1/2016
SUNDAY, JUL 18, 2004  |  9 comments
Call to lift Catholic monarchy ban
Prime Minister Tony Blair could boost the peace process in Northern Ireland by lifting the ban on Catholics ever becoming King or Queen, it has been claimed.

The Irish Republic's Green Party leader Trevor Sargent called on the Prime Minister to lead the fight against sectarianism by changing the 1701 Act of Settlement.

The Act bans Catholics from ever becoming the monarch and requires the King or Queen to be in communion with the Church of England and uphold the Protestant line of succession.

As Greens on both sides of the Irish border prepared to launch a joint paper next week on the future of the Good Friday Agreement, Mr Sargent said: "Not only does the Act of Settlement embed sectarianism but it gives the all clear to those who make sectarian comments. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.guardian.co.uk

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   06/29/16  |  Kentucky's ark defies science? • 40 comments
   06/29/16  |  Pennsylvania Megachurch Votes to Leave PCUSA for Theologically... • 3 comments
   06/28/16  |  50 Dead; 60 Injured in Instanbul Airport Attack • 1 comments
   06/28/16  |  Restrooms at National Parks ‘Align’ With Gender Identity • 17 comments
   06/25/16  |  Remember me for gay marriage, says PM • 25 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/01/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-01-16 • 2 comments
   06/24/16  |  Feedback Friday for 06-24-16 • 3 comments
   06/17/16  |  Feedback Friday for 06-17-16 • 2 comments
   06/10/16  |  Feedback Friday for 06-10-16 • 2 comments
   06/03/16  |  Feedback Friday for 06-03-16 • 4 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   07/01/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-01-16 • 2 comments
   07/01/16  |  Legal Experts: Transgender Pronoun Mandates Are Unconstitutional • 3 comments
   07/01/16  |  Report: China still harvests prisoners’ organs
   07/01/16  |  James Dobson Says Paula White Led Donald Trump to Jesus Christ • 58 comments
   07/01/16  |  Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops • 15 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 9 user comment(s)
News Item8/17/15 4:34 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Peter, I read your interesting comment. yes I would wish that British monarchy became Christian also. in any event, it looks like it is doing well from a secular point of view. British queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy .

I think we Americans really like the British monarchy, because it provides a lot of pomp and circumstance that we don't have to pay for but can enjoy looking at. it is also true that there is a strong English tradition in this country. so, I wish her well, but you can only have the very best, by becoming a Christian. I suppose we'll notice that when he puts a couple of Baptist pastors into the church buildings she directly controls. I haven't seen any move in that direction. nor any of the Royals attending a good Protestant church.

9

News Item7/24/04 2:27 AM
peter | australia  Contact via email
I would like to think that if God allows the Windsors to remain on the throne in the UK that He might make one of them a Christian. If they were I think they would have to leave the Anglican communion. The current AB of C is a Druid. Most of the priests want to rejoin Rome. Homosexuals are being ordained Bishops and they have as many pedophiles as Rome judging from the law suits against them for sexual molestation.
I would like to see the UK become a Christian nation and keep Rome out of their government. They have a lot of back taxes owed to Rome, but the main problem is what Romanists did to Protestants during the Puritan period and the inquisition, which is still open for business today if they can get control of a country. Just look at the history of what they have done in the past and you'de never let them into your government or vote for a RC like Kerry.
Their politics, like their war tactics are based on deception, just like the Muslims. For them the end justifies the means even if it meeans lying and murder.
Anglicans are almost the same as Rome, but give me anything, but Rome anytime!!!
8

News Item7/24/04 12:05 AM
anon  
Neil,

Found this link on the appointment process. Hope that helps further.

http://www.cofe.anglican.org/cgi-bin/news/item_frame.pl?id=164

7

News Item7/23/04 11:27 PM
anon  
Neil,

Obviously the Queen's role is that of a constitutional monarch, so yes I agree that formality does plays the major role.

I'm no expert but I think that some sort of Crown Appointments committee recommends a shortlist of 2 to the PM, who then recommends 1 to the Queen who either accepts or rejects. Something like that, not totally sure.

So in a sense the Queen does make the actual final decision, but it would be uncharacteristic of her to make a stand.

I'm not a fan of the system, and reject the mixing of church and state. But, in fairness to the Queen she is renowned for working very hard and I would imagine that she would take a considerable interest in the appointment.

The point I was trying to make was a technical one that Parliament itself (as far as I recall) plays absolutely no role in the appointment.

The Prime Minister is acting solely as the Queen's foremost advisor, not as an elected Member of Parliament.

Hope that helps.

6

News Item7/23/04 6:08 PM
Neil | Tucson  
anon, are you saying QE2 made the actual decision? If not, then her prerogative is just a formality, not a reality.
5

News Item7/21/04 8:33 AM
Anon | UK  
Oh no, we are all doomed! The UK have always had trouble with Romanist influence in power (hence the law in the first place).
Cleaver trick of Tony to get it through on the premise of peace. I would never have thought of that.....
4

News Item7/20/04 9:00 PM
anon  
Tony Blair is not "parliament" despite other appearances to the contrary.

He exercised his role on behalf of the Queen as her Prime Minister. It therefore remains a Royal prerogative.

3

News Item7/20/04 1:37 PM
Neil | Tucson  
The appointment of the Archbishop of Canterbury by Tony Blair proves to me that Parliament, not the Queen, has the real authority in the Church of England today. King John would be just as appalled as Pope Innocent III. While royal autocracy is dangerous, so is Parliamentary tyranny.
2

News Item7/19/04 6:56 AM
Lance Eccles | Sydney, Australia  Contact via email
This is a hard one. The British monarch is supposed to be head of the Anglican Church. If the monarch isn't an Anglican, who is head of the Church?

I don't think Charles is too likely to become an RC (even if it's only because he might have to give up any idea of marrying Camilla); but he seems to be casting his gaze beyond the Anglican communion. At one stage he showed an interest in Islam, but lately he's been paying a lot of attention to Greek Orthodoxy.

1
There are a total of 9 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
James Dobson Says Paula White Led Donald Trump to Jesus Christ
buckeyes from usa: "(tmc) @mike everything is an act of providence- yet we tend to..."
-2 min 58 
Pope says Church should ask forgiveness from gays for past...
john uk from wales: " andrea,athens greece hi john,bless you too brother!in..."
-7 min 55 
Calvinism Not to Blame for Southern Baptist Decline, JD Greear...
kev from san diego: "point one you did not put my full context in my response. then..."
-35 min 96 


John Pittman Hey
Rightly Detecting God's Grace

Grace the Unearned Gift of God
Sunday Service
Grace Bible Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Parables #3 Sin Securely
Dr. James M. Phillips

Dr. Andy Bloom
His Grace Is Still Amazing

Central Baptist Church
Sunday - AM
Video!Play! | MP4

Danny Farley
Prodigal Son Didn't Expect...

Bluegrass Pike Baptist Church
Special Meeting
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
Jesus' Death: Our Salvation

Dying in a Mental Institution
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

James I. Gracie
Leaving The European Union

Edinburgh Free Church (Cont)
Sunday Service
Video!Play! | MP4

Event: Sep 28-30, 2017
Reforming Families Conference 2017

In Partnership with SermonAudio and the FPC of Indianapolis
Conference
FPC of Indianapolis

Event: Jan 19-21, 2017
G3 Conference 2017

The Reformation at 500
Conference
Pray's Mill Baptist Church

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sponsor:
Family Worship Radio

We exist is to str­engthen par­ents to lead cons­ist­ent, fruitful family worsh­ip.
www.familyworshipradio.com

Sermon: Disturbing Presence Of Christ
E. A. Johnston

SPONSOR | 3,700+

SPONSOR




                   
Our lives should be such as men may safely copy. ... C. H. Spurgeon

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
BlackBerry | Win
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!