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Gafcon Primates meet the Archbishop of Canterbury

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Archbishop Of Canterbury, Common Cause, Global Anglican Future Conference, News | Comments Off

By Stephen Sizer It is time for plain speaking: The Episcopal Church in the USA and the Anglican Church of Canada have prostituted the Christian faith and authorized that which God ... Read more..

Sounding a shofar: December 3, 2008

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

Conservative Anglicans create rival church:  Top leader Duncan expects to see Episcopal Church 'displaced.' Timothy C. Morgan in Wheaton, Illinois | 12/04/2008 Christianity Today In a history-making gesture, conservative evangelical Anglicans, deeply alienated by ... Read more..

Lambeth Palace on new province as Gafcon primates fly in for summit

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Archbishop Of Canterbury, News | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine  Lambeth Palace on new province as Gafcon primates fly in for summit As the Washington Post reports, conservatives from The Episcopal Church 'have voted to form their own ... Read more..

Breakaway Anglicans Aim for Less Division with New Province

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, TEC | Comments Off

By Lillian Kwon, The Christian Post FAIRFAX, Va. – As breakaway Anglicans prepare to introduce a draft constitution for their new conservative province in North America on Wednesday, many within the ... Read more..

NB: From a TEC priest

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Finally, on a personal note: I am very appreciative of the work of the Anglican Communion Institute and especially the work being done with the Communion Partner dioceses and rectors. ... Read more..

A response to Ephraim Radner’s piece on ‘A new province’

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Common Cause | Comments Off

By Robert S Munday (Hat Tip: Kendall Harmon) The Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner has written a piece entitled, A New "Province" in North America: Neither the Only Nor the Right Answer ... Read more..

Bishop Iker Inhibited

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

Hat Tip: Thinking Anglicans Statement from the Steering Committee of North Texas Episcopalians The Steering Committee North Texas Episcopalians is heartened by the announcement that the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding ... Read more..

Subversion of the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church: On Doing What it Takes to Get What You Want

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

By The Revd Dr Philip Turner, Anglican Communion Institute I Introduction Recent actions of The Episcopal Church (TEC) in the matter of Gene Robinson have sent shock waves throughout that church and indeed ... Read more..

The split in the Anglican Communion widens a tad

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion | Comments Off

From USA Today Barry Kosmin, one of the nation's top researchers on the demographics of faith, argues in a book he co-authored, Religion in a Free Market, that competition among religious ... Read more..

Equipping the Saints – Part V: TEC and litigation

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

In spite of the Primates’ repeated requests to suspend litigation, the national church and several TEC dioceses are involved in litigation against former TEC parishes that have left for other jurisdictions in the ... Read more..

Primates Hold Key to New Province’s Recognition

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, News | Comments Off

From The Living Church It is the primates, not the Archbishop of Canterbury, who are directly responsible for granting official status to a new Anglican Communion province. That responsibility is spelled ... Read more..

The Crisis in the Episcopal Church – could the same thing happen in the C of E?

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, TEC | Comments Off

By Geoffrey Kirk, New Directions So it's official; we are past the worst of the crisis in The Episcopal Church. The presiding Bishop has told us so. The remarkable thing was ... Read more..

TEC’s Episcopalian Divinity School: Polyamory [committed plural sexual relationships] as part of the ‘justice agenda’

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage | Comments Off

Sexuality  From the AAC To honor feminist scholars in the Church, in Nov. 2008 Episcopal Divinity School will feature polyamory advocate the Rev. Marvin Ellison [right, ethics professor at the United ... Read more..

The Way Forward: Chris Sugden

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Presentation at NEAC November 15 2008 To chart our way forward we must know why we are where we are. The instruments of the Anglican Communion have yet to give any clear ... Read more..

What is Realignment?

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 Posted in News, TEC | No Comments »

By Phillip Anderas, Covenant Sometimes attempts at clarification help more than arguments. This is especially true of marital quarrels: I’ll rarely convince my wife I’m right about this or that course ... Read more..

Evangelicals to Liberals: “Psst! Meet Me in Back of the Barn”

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Posted in News, Sydney Anglicans | No Comments »

By Dan Martins, Covenant Sydney is the largest and wealthiest and arguably the most influential of the dioceses that comprise the Anglican Church in Australia. It has always had an ecclesial ... Read more..

Update to ‘What’s up Down Under?’

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Dale Rye, Covenant Aside from those below, I have received a number of comments on this article from Australians and others. They generally agree with the overall thrust, but raise ... Read more..

An Emerging North American Province- by Bishop Bob Duncan

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion Network, Ecclesiology, News | 1 Comment »

From The Church of England Newspaper  31 October 2008 by Bishop Bob Duncan The twin trajectories of The Episcopal Church and of the Anglican Church of Canada away from any Communion-requested restraint ... Read more..

What’s up Down Under?

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Ecclesiology, Sydney Anglicans | No Comments »

By Dale Rye, Covenant The recent decision of the Diocesan Synod of Sydney, in the Anglican Church of Australia, to allow the administration of Holy Communion—i.e., the celebration of the Eucharist—by ... Read more..

Thought crime and the prosecution of Robert Duncan

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Posted in TEC, Thought | No Comments »

By Canon Gary L'Hommedieu, VOL "When the wicked rise, people hide themselves." (Proverbs 28:28 ESV) The prosecution of thought crime has become commonplace in formerly democratic societies. That we are unwilling to acknowledge ... Read more..