Pope Francis to Pentecostal Conference: Tears of Love, Spiritual Hugs

Pope Francis to evangelical conference

“Brothers and sisters, Luther’s protest is over. Is yours?”   That's the message to attendees at a Pentecostal conference from Anthony Palmer, bishop and international ecumenical officer for the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, following a heartfelt recorded message from his long-time friend, Pope Francis. Pope Francis met January 14 with Anthony Palmer; but at the time the Vatican release no details regarding the meeting. Today, though, YouTube shows Pope Francis in a newly- … [Read more...]

VIRTUAL JESUS? United Methodist Church Considers Approving On-line Communion


The United Methodist Church is considering whether or not to approve on-line communion, as a means of reaching out to those who are not physically present at church services.  Religion News Service explains: About 30 denominational leaders met last week after Central United Methodist Church in Concord, N.C., announced plans to launch an online campus that potentially would offer online Communion. Some nondenominational churches already offer online Communion, according to United Methodist News … [Read more...]