on Friday, 16 February 2007 at 12.44 pm by Simon Sarmiento
categorised as Anglican Communion
Anglican TV has posted videos of the press conferences held in Tanzania:
These videos are each 30 minutes in length.
There’s an interesting news from Tanzania on the CON website. http://www.anglican-nig.org/GSPrimates_in_Tanzania.htm
After watching this Anglican TV Video News Conference, my heart broke for the Anglican Communion. This is pathetic: the setting; the men with open shirts, no collars; the very un-dignifying setting, the entire set-up; the sub-standard responses to equally sub-standard questions – all this point to the State -of-the-Communion. However, one of the only few questions worth reporting is the question from a local (Tanzanian) lady who asked what do “we” take to the Anglican parishes as the substantive outcome of all this. As you already know, the answer to this question was anything but meaningful. Shame on those called… Read more »
Indeed, Spiro, all will be called to account, not just one group. And don’t get so upset about their dress. In my experience, the ones most likely to look askance at “proper” clerical dress are the very ones you would agree with on this issue.
“This is pathetic: the setting; the men with open shirts, no collars”
…because Jesus & the Apostles never went anywhere w/o their dog-collars, apparently.
Spiro, CHILL: they’re in *tropical Africa*. Ever heard of inculturation?
[Does ++Akinola in his mufti provoke similar outrage? Despite the fact that, in this quickly-becoming-infamous picture http://episcopalchurch.typepad.com/episcope/images/akinola.jpg, he looks like Pilate washing his hands, he otherwise looks quite smashing! ;-)]