Back in the days of black and white television, one of the staples of light entertainment was the plate-spinning juggler. The act was simple, but compelling: a juggler would balance a series of plates on top of polls by spinning them. The real entertainment came when the plates started to wobble. Would the juggler spot […]

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June 25th, 2010 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Marriage, Poverty, TEC | By Chris Sugden, Evangelicals Now Anglicans on both sides of the homosexuality debate have concluded that the crisis is now behind us. The key decisions have been made both by TEC and orthodox Anglicans in the Global Communion. TEC has clearly walked apart. […]

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June 24th, 2010 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Church of England, TEC | From The Lead An American Episcopalian received the response below to his email concerning his “disappointment … in the manner in which our Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori, was treated during her recent visit to Southwark Cathedral.” […]   Dear Mr _____, Thank […]

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Ruth Gledhill reports: A desperate joint effort by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to prevent schism over women bishops was dismissed today by both opponents and supporters of female ordination in the Church of England. Dr Rowan Williams and Dr John Sentamu intervened with an unprecedented joint amendment to legislation on women bishops to […]

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frgavin on June 23rd, 2010

I regard the proposals which the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are promoting as profoundly disappointing. I had been led by rumours to believe that they would be offering something that would in effect be a Third province … or an Ordinariate … within the Church of England. They are not. What is clever about […]

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Hat Tip: Thinking Anglicans All bishops are equal but some are more equal than others. WATCH has studied the outline proposals of the Archbishops’ intervention in the progress of legislation for women bishops. Despite the assurances that all will be well we are not convinced that the issues raised regarding jurisdiction will be resolved equitably […]

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frgavin on June 23rd, 2010

If the Pastor is the Steve Moreo I know, I am not surprised at the warm and joyful congregation. BBC Paul Fletcher reports: World Cup 2010: Pretoria The Sunday morning service at the Holy Cross Anglican church in the township of Soweto was in full swing when I sheepishly appeared at the door. I had […]

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