Ordination - Wikipedia
Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious rites and ceremonies.The process and ceremonies of ordination vary by religion and denomination.One who is in preparation for, or who is undergoing the process of ordination is sometimes called an ordinand.
LGBT clergy in Christianity - Wikipedia
The ordination of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT) clergy who are open about their sexuality (or gender identity if transgender), are sexually active if lesbian, gay, or bisexual, or are in committed same-sex relationships is a debated practice within some contemporary Christian Church communities.. While most Christian churches ban the ordination of LGBT clergy because they ...
When churches started to ordain women - Religious Tolerance
Women as clergy Part 1 of 2 parts Religious sexism: when faith groups started ordaining women as clergy and consecrating them as bishops. Also, about 2 denominations
Life of Buddha - Ordaining as a Monk | About Buddha
Life of Buddha - Ordaining as a Monk. The following excerpts about the life of Buddha are taken from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book, Introduction to Buddhism Prince Siddhartha’s Marriage
Ordain | Definition of Ordain by Merriam-Webster
History and Etymology for ordain. Middle English ordeinen, from Anglo-French ordener, ordeiner, from Late Latin ordinare, from Latin, to put in order, appoint, from ordin-, ordo order
Father Paddy Kearney has died - SABC News - Breaking news ...
Leading Durban religious leader and opponent of apartheid - Father Paddy Kearney - has passed away. Kearney was a founding member of the Diakonia Council of Churches, known for its work against apartheid, together with well-known cleric and activist Archbishop Denis Hurley.
Entering into Monastic Life and Ordaining as a Bhikkhuni ...
Entering into Monastic Life and Ordaining as a Bhikkhuni in Theravada Buddhism. From the Dhammadharini website. Dear friend interested in Theravadan Buddhist monastic life,
Beyond Bond & Legal Defense Fund
About the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network (BIJAN / Beyond) We are a network of faith communities, individuals and other activist groups working to reduce the escalating harm of our immigration system in the current political context.
The 1928 Book of Common Prayer: The Ordinal
The Form and Manner of. Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating. Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. according to the. Order of the Protestant Episcopal Church
Brisbane Anglican diocese welcoming more women than men to ...
Until recently, the priesthoods of all Christian denominations have been men-only domains. But the Brisbane diocese of the Anglican Church is now ordaining more women than men, despite women in ...