Tuesday, 4 November 2003

international press Tuesday

Africa first today.
This Day, Lagos Akinola Leads Protest Against Anglican Gay Bishop
East African Standard, Nairobi Kenyan Anglicans Disown Gay Bishop
The Monitor, Kampala Church of Uganda Rejects Gay Bishop

In the USA
New York Times African Anglican Leaders Outraged Over Gay Bishop in U.S.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Tony Norman Hypocrites, not gays, are what invite God’s wrath and last Sunday the Post-Gazette’s Steve Levin and Maeve Reston had this, which I missed previously, Pittsburgh’s bishop, gay N.H. colleague represent opposite ends of Episcopal Church (strongly recommended for those trying to learn something about Bishop Duncan).

The Bahamas, Nassau Guardian Gomez challenges U.S. church

Australia
ABC Church will survive gay Bishop divide: Primate and transcript of interview with Peter Carnley
The Australian Primates rethink split from church reports that the primates who disagree with the consecration of Bishop Gene Robinson wil not secede from the Anglican Communion:

The primates’ spokesman, Nigerian arch-conservative archbishop Peter Akinola, said “What that means is that we can no longer claim to be in the same communion and those bishops will not be recognised by us any more. We have come to the end of the road,” he said.

While the words were strong, and reflected a theological split, they allow for the communion to, essentially, remain intact.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Tuesday, 4 November 2003 at 11:00pm GMT | TrackBack
You can make a Permalink to this if you like
Categorised as: News