Sign in or signup

4,121 active users!!Bandwidth
MONDAY
MAY 30, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -3 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | Ends Today!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  5/30/2016
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..
   05/24/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: Next Generation API Available for Programmers! • 9 comments
   05/23/16  |  KFC is getting killed by a restaurant half its size • 47 comments
   05/22/16  |  Obama names transgender to faith post • 76 comments
   05/22/16  |  Church of Scotland votes in favour of ministers in gay marriages • 13 comments
   05/19/16  |  Trump unveils top Supreme Court picks • 25 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   05/27/16  |  Feedback Friday for 05-27-16 • 1 comments
   05/24/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: Next Generation API Available for Programmers! • 9 comments
   05/20/16  |  Feedback Friday for 05-20-16 • 4 comments
   05/13/16  |  Feedback Friday for 05-13-16 • 1 comments
   05/11/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio App v2.9 for Android Mobile Devices • 65 comments
MORE SPECIAL | 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
Why Morality is the Only Thing We Should Legislate
jim lincoln from nebraska: "the government is legislating morality :alert:..."
-2 min 
A Bible Made With Emojis
jim lincoln from nebraska: "quote] wikipedia the revised version ( rv) or..."
-15 min 37 
43 Republicans Who Voted for Obama’s Transgender Agenda Spin...
unprofitable servant from tn: " observer it's far worse than him saying he didn't..."
-2 hrs 11 


Staten Island, NY
First Bible Church

Play! | More

Bill Parker
Mystery of Church in Last Age

The Mysteries of the Kingdom
Sunday Service
Eager Avenue Grace Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Hourly:
A Backslidden Church
Phil Johnson
The GraceLife Pulpit
Staff Picks..

E. A. Johnston
Violated God In Apostate Land

Evangelism Awakening
Teaching
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
The Expositors Summit 2016 Conference

The Pastor and the Pulpit Mohler | Begg | Lawson
events.sbts.edu/expositorss..

Sermon: Suffering Nation: Unrepentent
E. A. Johnston

SPONSOR | 2,200+

SPONSOR




                   
Spiritual growth consists most in the growth of the root. ... Matthew Henry

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 New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcripts | PowerClips
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
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 | PowerClips
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!