Thinking Anglicans

Los Angeles – Friday reports

Pat Ashworth reported it all for the Church Times in Election of lesbian bishop stirs up controversy.

Riazat Butt reports in the Guardian that Archbishop Rowan Williams urged to retract comments on election of lesbian bishop.

Jeanne Carstensen at Religion Dispatches has Election of New Lesbian Bishop Reveals Tensions in Anglican World.

Daniel Burke at Religion News Service has Lesbian Bishop Aware but Undaunted by Controversy.

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Cynthia Gilliatt
Cynthia Gilliatt
11 years ago

Sadly, I expect the person the Facebook group wants to influence likely thinks a Facebook is an awkward name for a printed volume of portraits.
But I could be wrong.

That person might be Facebook savvy and an avid Twitterer.

Or just a twit.

Richard Ashby
Richard Ashby
11 years ago

Can someone tell me where to find the Facebook group?

DDI
DDI
11 years ago

Some more positive news: the Danish Church has joined Porvoo…quite an important ecumenical development.

http://eurobishop.blogspot.com/2009/12/church-of-denmark-agrees-to-sign-porvoo.html

Erika Baker
Erika Baker
11 years ago
Richard Ashby
Richard Ashby
11 years ago

Thanks Erica, one of my Facebook friends has joined so I have found it now.

Father Ron Smith
Father Ron Smith
11 years ago

” The last 18 months have seen conservative evangelicals break away to form a rival church, the Anglican Church in North America. Many Anglicans are calling on Williams to officially recognise the new body.” – Riazat Butt, Guardian –

Should Canterbury welcome ACNA into the Anglican Communion – that would be the beginning of the end, for the Communion. TEC is not alone in the Communion in championing the challenge to be relevant in it’s presentation of the Gospel of Love and Justice in, and to, a changing world.

Bill Moorhead
11 years ago

“The last 18 months have seen conservative evangelicals break away to form a rival church, the Anglican Church in North America. Many Anglicans are calling on Williams to officially recognise the new body.” – Riazat Butt, Guardian – Actually, I’m not sure I would characterize the “Anglican Church in North America” as “conservative evangelicals” — and certainly not by C of E standards. CANA may have a more evangelical flavor (though Virginia standards are not really the same as C of E, or even of Nigeria), but ACNA (ex-Pittsburgh, ex-Quincy, ex-Fort Worth, ex-San Joaquin, et al.) would probably consider themselves… Read more »

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