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Lambeth: some American views

Rachel Zoll of the Associated Press has interviewed Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and her report of that can be read here.

The Bishop of Arizona, Kirk Smith was interviewed in the Arizona Daily Star and his views are reported in this article: Ariz. Episcopal bishop: Gay’s exclusion ‘insult’.

The Bishop of New Hampshire spoke this week at the conference of the Modern Churchpeople’s Union and what he said is summarised in this article: Lead, don’t manage.

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Jay Vos
Jay Vos
13 years ago

Tom Ely, the Bishop of Vermont, was interviewed about Lambeth on our CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont.

Here is the link to the story

http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=8662554&nav=4QcRaEf4

Spirit of Vatican II
13 years ago

“Some people think that you can read the Bible without understanding the original context and simply take literally what you read. We will interpret—and it’s an important part of faithful living,” Jefferts Schori said. “To assume there is only one way of reading is hubris.” It is also crass stupidity. One of the saddest things is the self-stupefying effects of the rhetoric of the FOCA bishops, and the worse effects this will have on their flocks. The use of Romans 1 (also cited uncritically in Vatican documents, though they have long learned to treat I Corinthians 11 with caution) is… Read more »

drdanfee
drdanfee
13 years ago

Hmm New England USA is farther ahead than one might presuppose – Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont – and even Maine seems to have struggled some past its former fights to disenfrachise its own resident or visiting queer citizens in key realms of honest daily life and service and work and love.

Thanks Bishop Ely. Really, really, really, really appreciate your kind witness.

BillyD
BillyD
13 years ago

I know that New Hampshire is a small diocese, but shouldn’t +Robinson be spending more of his time administering it and less time in front of cameras and reporters? If we’re going to have a Metropolitan of All Gay Folk, I’d at least like to get to vote on who that is.

JCF
JCF
13 years ago

Funny you should say that, BillyD, at the one time that ALL Anglican bishops SHOULD be OUT of their dioceses, and in the Lambeth w/ their brother&sister bishops! [The latter, of course, is precisely where +GR would *like* to be, but isn’t, only due to (principalities&)powers beyond his control :-(]

Lord have mercy!

Ford Elms
Ford Elms
13 years ago

“shouldn’t +Robinson be spending more of his time administering it and less time in front of cameras and reporters?” Are you seriously accusing him of publicity seeking? He has received real death threats, while +Orombi claims the drug addicteed faggots are trying to kill him. He forgives the people who threaten his life, and those whose words have created that situation, while they themselves court the limelight and act like lordlings ruling the rest of us. The air of power taken by African bihsops is actually startling for me. I am not used to the idea that a bishop has… Read more »

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