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Global South Conference: detailed reports

There are links to many of the presentations and reports, and also to photographs, available on this page.

The official Global South Anglican website also has materials.

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On the first of these links provided, we have the scattered comments from various sources on the so-called ‘Anglican Mainstream’ website – one of them, from the well-known ‘Virtueonline’ commentator, David Virtue, posits what he sees as a deliberately oppositional set of Anglican meetings in different parts of the world. (1) the Global South (including Gafcon) in Cairo – under the leadership of Abp. Mouneer Anis, and (2) in Rome – under the Leadership of the ABC. Virtue’s piece articulates the conspiracy theory that the Rome Meeting between the ABC and Pope Francis was a deliberate attempt by Canterbury to… Read more »

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Bizarre. The Pope’s own legate sent greetings to the GS meeting.

If you want to concoct scenarios, Mr Smith, you’d do better to worry about a GS-Canterbury-RC-Orthodox agreement on far more than they disagree about.

The Secretary General of the AC is himself a GS member.

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we kid ourselves if we think Welby (let alone the Pope) would coordinate in any way to undermine the GS;especially as they are both natural supporters of the GS. The pope wouldn’t care. Welby has many GS friends. No point pretending people are working for a liberal communion when they are not and when they clearly are keen on the large numbers they see globally.

Interested Observer
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“No point pretending people are working for a liberal communion when they are not”

Matthew 7:15-16 applies to Archbishops as well as anyone else.

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MarkBrunson

“Matthew 7:15-16 applies to Archbishops as well as anyone else.”

Yet, it doesn’t mean a thing if we are given no immediate controls to drive away the wolf or pull up the thistle.