Friday, 30 March 2007

General Synod - transcripts of proceedings

Verbatim transcripts of the proceedings of the reent meeting of General Synod are starting to appear online here. So far transcripts of the first two days are available.

Posted by Peter Owen on Friday, 30 March 2007 at 5:30pm BST | TrackBack
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Interesting statement from ABC here: http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/releases/070328.htm

Clearly he is embarrassed at the impossiblity of getting the Anglican primates to unite in condemning the persecution of gays in Africa. But surely this undercuts their claim to moral leadership generally? How can they expect their communiques to be received with respect when they are unable to reject treatment of human beings that has been condemned by the leading authorities on human rights in our time? Voices saddled with archaic, indeed primeval, prejudice and blindness do not deserve to be listened to. In contrast, the US bishops spoke with a human and modern voice, which is also more recognizably evangelical. In all the churches the vocal minority of fundamentalists are exercising undue influence, but the tawdry quality of their reasoning ensures that they will experience again and again such discomfiture as Tanzania has experiences at the hands of the House of Bishops.

Posted by: Fr Joe O'Leary on Saturday, 31 March 2007 at 9:37am BST

This comment may perhaps be intended for another thread,
http://www.thinkinganglicans.org.uk/archives/002327.html

Posted by: Simon Sarmiento on Saturday, 31 March 2007 at 10:31am BST
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