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The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines set June 8 as the day for holding simultaneous rites consecrating the country to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, whose feast day was also marked yesterday.
The Syndicate extended in a statement thanks to the efforts of Finance and Electricity ministers as well as EDL Board Chairman in consecrating EDL workers' just rights.
Establishing the status of the Tunisian judges "is an issue of specific interest to the judges, and exclusively to them; it should be based on consecrating the judicial power in the Constitution and should guarantee the organisation of the judicial apparatus' different structures, including the Higher Council of the Judiciary," the same communique concluded.
The Rt Rev Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, told the General Synod that there was no legal bar under Church law to consecrating clergy as bishops who are in "further" marriages or married to divorcees with a partner still alive.
US Anglicans have reignited a seven-year controversy by consecrating their second gay bishop.