Thinking Anglicans

News from Rwanda and the AMiA


The Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda which sponsors AMiA recently elected a new primate.

ACNS Bishop Onesphore Rwaje elected Archbishop of the Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda.

A news story in The New Times was headed Anglican Archbishop-Elect Vows to Fight Gay Marriage.

George Conger writes about it today in the Church of England Newspaper: Rwandan revamp of Anglican ecclesiology.

The paper by Kevin Donlon mentioned in the above can be found as a PDF over here. (Paul Bagshaw commented on it in 2008.)

Meanwhile, one of the largest AMIA congregations, Christ Church Plano is switching to ACNA, see Christ Church Making Canonical Transfer to ACNA.

Update see also Christ Church, Plano, TX Transfers to Anglican Church in North America, Joins Diocese of Pittsburgh

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13 years ago

“A news story in The New Times was headed Anglican Archbishop-Elect Vows to Fight Gay Marriage.”

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

“Rwaje said homosexuality was a practice introduced by individuals…”

Those “individuals” would be the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit—who, in God’s Wisdom, “introduced” homosexuality, via creation.

Father Ron Smith
Father Ron Smith
13 years ago

“The Anglican Church of Rwanda has also been at the forefront of the reform movement within the Anglican Communion. While it supports in principle the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Anglican Covenant process, it has been less than enthusiastic about how such a structure might work, given the anarchy now prevalent across the Communion”. – George Conger, Church of England Newspaper – This report seems typical of the C.of E. Newspaper in it’s reporting of the present stand-off within the Anglican Communion. George Conger and his fellow re-asserters are keen to subscribe to the idea of a ‘revolution’ going on within the… Read more »

Göran Koch-Swahne
13 years ago

Mr Conger has got a point…

Göran Koch-Swahne
13 years ago

Or rather Mr Donlon in his article.

Bill Dilworth
13 years ago

It’s marvelous, really – changing your Province and Diocese based on your likes. Sure beats having to put up with your neighbors!

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