Jefferts-Schori: How not to listen to anyone at all

…which is, frankly, quite appalling for someone who keeps going on about “listening”. From here, Schori’s “Word to the Church”. Here’s the bits that really grabbed my attention. The current controversy brings a desire for justice on the one hand into apparent conflict with a desire for fidelity to a strict understanding of the biblical […]

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The Communiqué

Well, it’s with us. The clone has a good summary. Here are the direct disciplinary requirements: The House of Bishops of TEC needs to make a statement that all it’s members will unequivocally NOT authorise or allow any same-sex blessings in theit dioceses or TEC as a whole The House of Bishops of TEC needs […]

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the liberals still don’t get it?

what is amazing about the liberals in the Anglican Communion is that, despite our abundantly clear talk, they still don’t understand our position. It must be that they don’t understand because no-one, surely, could be so dishonest as to deliberately misrepresent what their opponent is saying? Surely? Thing is, that becomes a bit hard to […]

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all the latest Anglican News

so, (as Sarah Hey wisely points out), the procedural politics have begun. The big question before the Primates currently meeting in Tanzania is what to do with the Episcopal Church (TEC), and specifically whether they have met the requirements laid out in the Windsor Report and subsequent Dromantine Communiqué. You would have thought there is […]

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how many Luthers? the true via media

Ruth Gledhill has an excellent article in the Times. Peter Akinola, of Nigeria, the leader of the orthodox and a likely primus inter pares for a new Global South Church, is not going to compromise. Nor is the pro-gay new US Primate, Dr Katharine Jefferts Schori, who could end up leading a new Episcopal Catholic […]

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Nothing Lasts Forever

…even the longest and most glittering reign must come to an end some day. Ian Richardson, most famous for playing Francis Urquhart in House of Cards, is dead. House of Cards remains by far my favourite TV mini-series. Well worth getting hold of. View this post at the WhiteHorseInn

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great news from Blighty

Oak Hill college, England’s most conservative Anglican college (and the place to go) is in safe hands, they announce today 8th February 2007 The Revd Dr Michael Ovey has been appointed as the new Principal of Oak Hill College. He will take over from the current Principal, David Peterson, when he returns to Australia this […]

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laying down the gauntlet

Stand Firm are reporting that the Anglican church in Nigeria have just had a brief synod where they issued a communique. Lots to be said, but this is the interesting section: The 2008 Lambeth Conference The Synod reaffirms its earlier resolutions on the 2008 Lambeth Conference and stands firmly on the recommendations of the document, […]

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