Comments: Scottish General Synod Day 1

Thank you for sharing the Primus' address. It would be well for us all to read it careful. However, he does make an error of fact. Here in America the bishops do not create their won hand-picked cabinets. The diocese in convention elects the Standing Committee and by various means selects a wider council -- which, confusingly, is known by a range of titles. A bishop may, of course consult with others but consultation and consent of one or both of these bodies is required in substantive matters.

Posted by Columba Gilliss at Thursday, 12 June 2008 at 9:51pm BST

Scota wha hae and all that.

Scotland proudly and properly proclaims her independence again!

Posted by Malcolm+ at Thursday, 12 June 2008 at 10:23pm BST

Just *how much* must the corpse of the Anglican Covenant "stinketh", before Rowan Cantuar realizes it's dead?

Posted by JCF at Friday, 13 June 2008 at 12:13am BST

Oh that main motion 3 amendment is much better. No longer is the Convenant assumed. The Scots know the politico-religious geography of course, with all the events going on, and where they may find themselves after GAFCON and a Lambeth that shows fear and conservatism, even without resolutions.

Posted by Pluralist at Friday, 13 June 2008 at 1:11am BST
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