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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Anglican church disputes HK$180m profits tax bill

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Lawyers tell Court of Appeal the tax should be reduced as it was estimated from wrong date Anglican church disputes HK$180m profits tax bill The Anglican Church alleges collectors used the wrong date to calculate tax on a HK$1.119 billion profit from a property project, causing it to be overcharged millions of dollars. The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Renewed call for Anglican church to curb priests plagiarising of sermons

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:28am by Lana Lam

    ... at the Anglican cathedral and its affiliate, Emmanuel Church, in Pok Fu Lam. Reverend John Chynchen delivered a sermon at St John's Cathedral in August that was written by an American pastor in 2004 ... people's words for their sermons after more than a dozen families had left the church in protest. Chan urged Der to set up a "disciplinary subcommittee", which would investigate pastors ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Priests' plagiarism sees exodus from Anglican church

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Some 17 families have left the Anglican diocese after St John's Cathedral confirms claim that priests are still using online sermons dishonestly Plagiarism sees church exodus St John's Cathedral appears to be fighting a losing battle against plagiarising priests- a practise that has already led 17 families of believers to leave the Anglican ...

  4. Church leaders step in to resolve crisis over school principal

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Church leaders have intervened in the crisis in the Christian Alliance PC Lau Memorial International School (CAIS) in the wake of a parent and teacher rebellion over the appointment of a new principal. The Kowloon Tong Church of the Chinese Christian and Missionary Alliance, which sponsors the school, has set up a committee to handle the crisis and will hold an open ...

  5. News - World

    Africa appoints first woman Anglican bishop

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... dramatic or contentious. Her enthronement as Anglican bishop of the Diocese of Swaziland came in the week the Anglicans' mother church, the Church of England, voted not to allow women bishops. ... a political office as chief executive officer of the Manzini Municipality- Swaziland's financial hub- will hold her in good stead. But she must also tread a moral tightrope. The Anglican Church ...

  6. News - World - RELIGION

    New Anglican leader Justin Welby backs women bishops

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Welby said he would vote in favour of women bishops when the General Synod, the governing body of the worldwide Anglican Communion's mother church, decides on the issue later this month. ... Agence France-Presse in London Justin Welby also promises rethink on gay marriage while tackling divisive issues New Anglican leader backs women bishops The new leader of the world's ...

  7. Anglican Church in HK has strayed from supporting genuine Christian values

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Note there is no reference to the Anglican Church's plans to build a seminary, kindergarten and other facilities on government land adjacent to its site on Mount Butler. Residents maintain ... In his Christmas address, Anglican archbishop Paul Kwong berates hawkers operating at Fa Yuen Street for 'selfish' behaviour with regard to their opposition to more stringent ...

  8. Sport - CRICKET

    Anglicans and Catholics padding up for 'holy war'

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 09:55pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Anglicans and Catholics padding up for 'holy war' Let the holy war begin. The holy war of cricket, that is. The Church of England has formally taken up the Vatican's challenge to settle scores on the cricket pitch nearly 500 years after the two churches split. Last October, the Vatican formed the St Peter's Cricket Club, a league composed of teams ...

  9. HK$800m facelift for Anglican Church's HQ

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Anglican Church is planning a facelift of its headquarters in Central under which four historic buildings will be converted into a museum and gallery, opening up the solemn ... departments in projects of public interest. 'The new design will completely change the church's style, with a green piazza and a community centre reaching out to the public,' ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Expansionist Anglicans channel HK spirit

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... take a stroll down Nathan Road for a last glimpse of the landmark stone wall, one of the last traces of old Tsim Sha Tsui, which has fronted the Anglican St Andrew's Church, itself ... reverend, I get it now. In true Hong Kong spirit, the Anglican Church's appetite for property expansion is insatiable. It wanted to turn its site in Jardine's Lookout into a giant complex ...




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