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Anglican row spills into US as Episcopal church splits over homosexual priests

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, TEC | Comments Off

By Tom Leonard, Telegraph.co.uk Conservatives and liberals within the Anglican church in North America are to split following a five-year battle over the ordination of homosexuals.    The formation of a new traditionalist ... Read more..

Breakaway Episcopalians to unveil constitution

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, TEC | Comments Off

From The Washington Times Leaders of 100,000 disaffected former Episcopalians will unveil a proposed constitution for a new 39th province of the Anglican Communion at a Dec. 3 ceremony at the ... Read more..

Design Group hails Lambeth Conference’s success

Friday, November 7th, 2008 Posted in Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

From Episcopal Life Online The Lambeth Conference Design Group, meeting one last time to review last summer's gathering of Anglican bishops, was unanimous in its assessment that the 2008 conference was ... Read more..

Should the Church be disestablished? Yes, says Dr Sean Gabb

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Church of England | No Comments »

From Timesonline Yes: Dr Sean Gabb Director of the Libertarian Alliance "In the British Constitution, Church and State are joined. The Queen is head of both. There are 26 Anglican bishops in ... Read more..

Defending the Faith

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Global Anglican Future Conference, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By Timothy C Morgan, Christianity Today Conservatives face huge obstacles in putting Anglicanism back together.   The walls are crumbling and the roof is leaking at Canterbury Cathedral, one of Western Christianity's most ... Read more..

Hollow Men, Lambeth 2008. What Happened and Why

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Apologetics, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

Special Report/Analysis By George Conger, The Christian Challenge “MORALITY, LIKE ART, means drawing a line someplace,” Oscar Wilde once observed. Anglican bishops historically wield the pen, drawing the line between error ... Read more..

Conflict resolution methods recommended for warring bishops

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Anglican Covenant | No Comments »

By Ruth Gledhill, Timesonline Warring Anglican bishops could be forced to confront each other in divorce-style "mediation" or conflict resolution, under proposals published today. Theologians and canon lawyers responsible for drawing up ... Read more..

Inquiry launched into Lambeth Conference shortfall

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By  George Conger, Religious Intelligence The Archbishops’ Council and the Church Commissioners have launched an investigation into the finances of the 2008 Lambeth Conference in England. John Ormerod, a former senior ... Read more..

Reform threatens to walk

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, News, Sydney Anglicans | No Comments »

From Episcopal Cafe Thinking Anglicans provides a roundup of the just concluding Reform Conference. Included is this link to an article by Ruth Gledhill of The Times who smells schism; Us? ... Read more..

Church of England schism over gays

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, Homosexuality, News | No Comments »

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine The schism over gays that has seen two dioceses vote to “leave” the US Episcopal Church is threatening to split the Church of England. On October 14 parishes ... Read more..

Judge Rules in Favor of Breakaway Virginia Episcopal Congregations

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, TEC | No Comments »

From ABC News Eleven conservative church congregations seeking to break away from the Episcopal Church in a dispute over sexuality and other theological issues have won a preliminary victory in a ... Read more..

3,000 Church of England worshippers may defect to overseas provinces, Reform warns

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 Posted in Homosexuality, Women Bishops | No Comments »

By Martin Beckford, Telegraph Up to 3,000 worshippers may defect from the Church of England to become part of more traditional Anglican provinces overseas, a leading conservative has warned.   The Rev ... Read more..

Lack of compassion or consideration for North American victims of Canadian and American Provinces’ behaviour

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in News, Sexual Orientation Regulations | No Comments »

A Message from Bishop David Anderson In a larger setting, five Anglican bishops, based in the USA but overseeing their respective overseas provinces' missionary work in North America, wrote a letter ... Read more..

Anglican bishops to speak up for gay marriage

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | No Comments »

From Pink News The Episcopal Diocese of California is to take a stand against an attempt to stop same-sex marriage in the state. Proposition 8 is an initiative measure on the 2008 ... Read more..

Lambeth: Those Reflections

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 Posted in Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By John Richardson, New Directions John Richardson takes a less than sanguine approach to the final Reflections that emerged from the Lambeth Conference. Is there somewhere on earth where the Sunday afternoons ... Read more..

Liberal Western Anglican Bishops Say Lambeth Conference Failed to Resolve Communion’s Problems

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By David Virtue, VirtueonLine The recently concluded Lambeth Conference which calls for diversity and inclusivity by ultra-liberal Western bishops will not heal the wounds in the Anglican Communion, and will do ... Read more..

Lambeth absentees press on as letters wait to be sent out

Friday, September 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Global Anglican Future Conference, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By Bill Bowder, Church Times A MONTH after the Lambeth Conference, the 230 or so absent Anglican bishops have not yet been contacted in order to “build bridges” with them. In ... Read more..

Archbishop accused of marginalising homosexuals

Friday, September 5th, 2008 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Homosexuality, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By Riazat Butt, Guardian The Archbishop of Canterbury has pandered to conservatives in the Anglican communion by scapegoating and marginalising homosexual Christians, a senior cleric claimed yesterday. The Right Rev John Bryson ... Read more..

Archbishop of Canterbury’s rescue plan for Anglican Communion rejected

Saturday, August 30th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Global Anglican Future Conference | No Comments »

By Martin Beckford, Telegraph Hopes of a solution for the split in the Anglican Communion over homosexuality have been further diminished after a rescue plan endorsed by the Archbishop of Canterbury ... Read more..

GAFCON Primates: Priority Will be Given to the Possible Formation of a Province in North America

Friday, August 29th, 2008 Posted in Global Anglican Future Conference | No Comments »

By Steve Waring, The Living Church The draft report from the Windsor Continuation Group offers nothing that doesn’t already have a proven track record of failure, according to Bishop Gregory Venables, ... Read more..