Category Archives: Anglican Crisis

Episcopal Theologian Blasts Action of Toronto Anglican Bishops’ proposal to Affirm same-sex relationships

Bumped from Feb 2009, please see #36 below (and DFTT). And no, I don’t know what happened to the comment numbering. [a victim of one of the software upgrades, unfortunately - David] From VOL By Ephraim Radner February 1, 2008 … Continue reading

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Orthodox Anglican Primates call for “one of their own” to lead Anglican Communion

Read it all at VOL: Fed up with what they see as a continual undermining of “the faith once for all delivered to the saints”, Anglican leaders from Nigeria and Kenya meeting at the ACC-15 blasted the words and actions … Continue reading

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My job is too big for one man, says Archbishop of Canterbury

An interesting article describing Rowan Williams’ ruminations on how he has failed to do the impossible – unite liberals and conservatives – and his recommendation of appointing a “more presidential figure” alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury who will undertake the … Continue reading

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TEC approves same-sex blessing liturgy and transgender clergy

At its general convention in Indianapolis, the Episcopal Church approved a “provisional” liturgy for same sex-blessings, and approved transgender ordinations. Episcopal bishops approved an official prayer service for blessing same-sex couples Monday at a national convention that also cleared the … Continue reading

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The “No Anglican Covenant” coalition has a new leader

From here: An international coalition of Anglicans hopes a model resolution to reject the Anglican Communion Covenant will be accepted by The U.S. Episcopal Church at its General Convention in Indianapolis in July. The covenant was intended to be an … Continue reading

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Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans Leaders Conference Statement and Commitment

From the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans H/T David Virtue In 2008 the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) was held in Jerusalem, drawing together more than 1100 Anglicans from around the world, including bishops, clergy and laity. GAFCON recognized that the … Continue reading

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Southern Cone approves Anglican Communion Covenant

From here: At its recent November (3 to 11) meeting in Asunción, Paraguay, the Executive Committee of the Province of the Southern Cone of America, together with its Bishops, voted to approve the Anglican Covenant. The Province views the covenant … Continue reading

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The End of Canterbury: Will the sun set on the Anglican Communion?

You can read the whole piece at the Weekly Standard. A few pertinent quotes: The Archbishop of Canterbury is going to resign next year. At least that’s the story making the rounds of newspapers in London, and the interesting part … Continue reading

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CONTAGION: International Push for Same-Sex Blessings Spreads

Read it all here: Like a fast spreading virus, the recognition of same-sex unions is spanning the Anglican Communion. Events over the past three months suggest that the lack of consequences for violating the Communion’s moratorium on same-sex blessings have … Continue reading

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