frgavin on November 26th, 2008

Southern Cone heading south Looks like action is about to be taken against Greg Venables and the Southern Cone for sheltering no fewer than four TEC conservative bishops and their flocks, the latest being Jack Iker and Forth Worth. See our news report summing up the latest. I understand that the Joint Standing Committee meeting […]

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frgavin on November 25th, 2008

Monday, 24th November 2008. 7:52pm By: George Conger. US Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has suspended Fort Worth Bishop Jack Iker from the ministry of the Episcopal Church on the grounds of having backed his diocese’s secession to the Province of the Southern Cone. While the Nov 21 notice of inhibition came as no surprise […]

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Greg Griffith Monday, November 17, 2008 • 10:03 pm After my interview about the Anglican Relief and Development Fund, I asked Bishop Duncan, and Archbishops Anis, Nzimbi and Akrofi about the new North American Province. Greg Griffith: Bishop Duncan, can you tell us more about the new province? Bishop Duncan: It was the GAFCON conference […]

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frgavin on November 19th, 2008

Monday, 17th November 2008. 11:16am By: George Conger. The Anglo-Catholic movement in America is dead, the Rt Rev Jack Iker said following the secession of the Diocese of Fort Worth from the Episcopal Church on Nov 15. By a margin of almost four to one, the 225 members of the Fort Worth Synod meeting at […]

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frgavin on November 19th, 2008

Posted on: November 17, 2008 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 out under section 3 of the constitution of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC). The constitution explains that a new province may be admitted “with […]

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frgavin on November 10th, 2008

November 7th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, TEC | From AAC Dearly Beloved in Christ, Those of us who have been privileged to grow up in a somewhat genteel Church and Society have perhaps believed in a rule of law based on the what the laws says and what the facts of a […]

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frgavin on November 9th, 2008

The annual Synod of the Diocese of Quincy, Illinois tonight voted overwhelmingly to remove The Episcopal Church from the accession clause of the diocesan constitution and to join the Anglican Church of the Southern Cone. The vote to leave The Episcopal Church was carried by 41 votes to 14 by the clergy and by 54 votes to12 by the laity. The decision […]

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