The Episcopal Church and the New Episcopal Church

Apr 17, 2015 by

Mark McCall & Christopher Seitz, Anglican Ink: In 2013 an “Ecclesiology Committee of the House of Bishops” produced something they called “A Primer on the Government of the Episcopal Church and its underlying theology.” We have evaluated the document in detail at the Anglican Communion Institute website. Recently the document appeared again, this time at a House of Bishops meeting in North Carolina (See the weblog of Bishop Dan Martins).What is the purpose of trying to secure a place for...

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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori invited to preach, celebrate Holy Week i...

Apr 1, 2015 by

At the invitation of the Very Rev. June Osborne, Dean, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Katharine Jefferts Schori will preach and lead services at various times at Salisbury Cathedral during Holy Week 2015. “I am looking forward to joining the Holy Week and Triduum liturgies of a cathedral that is both deeply historic and innovative, to meet new and old friends, and to reflect on the partnerships with Sudan and other parts of the Anglican Communion that continue to teach us all...

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Episcopal Clergy: Is This Any Longer a Church One Wants To Join?

Mar 28, 2015 by

From titusonenine: A Plea to the Leaders of the Episcopal Church. The Episcopal Church (TEC) is experiencing a precipitous decline in Sunday morning attendance. Without addressing some of its institutional pathologies, TEC will render itself evermore irrelevant. Yet the current proposals to restructure the church ignore its basic problems. [1] The present practices, or likely outcomes in the very near future, of TEC raise a number of questions. Here is a sample: ● A proposed modification of...

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Why Progressive Episcopalians and Anglicans Must Destroy Orthodoxy in the Anglican Communion

Mar 12, 2015 by

By David W Virtue DD, Virtueonline: It has become apparent to me, after actively participating in The Episcopal Church for more than a quarter of a century and watching “progressive” Anglicans at work across the Communion, that the mission of progressive and revisionist Anglicans is that they must destroy orthodoxy in the Anglican Communion in order for their goal of global revisionism to thrive and triumph. It cannot be allowed to survive. It is no longer a matter of why...

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ECUSA and the Freedom of Association: a Showdown Is Coming

Mar 9, 2015 by

By A S Haley, Anglican Curmudeon: Litigation between the Episcopal Church (USA) and its parishes has been ongoing for more than fifteen years. It is a myth to say that the Church did not start any of the lawsuits: you can read all of the dreary details in this post. The Church and its several Dioceses, in fact, are responsible for more than 90% of the cases that have been filed. The first Diocese, however, did not vote to dissolve its union with General Convention until December 2007. Before...

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ECUSA and the Freedom of Association: a Showdown Is Coming

Mar 6, 2015 by

By A S Haley, Anglican Curmudgeon: Litigation between the Episcopal Church (USA) and its parishes has been ongoing for more than fifteen years. It is a myth to say that the Church did not start any of the lawsuits: you can read all of the dreary details in this post. The Church and its several Dioceses, in fact, are responsible for more than 90% of the cases that have been filed. The first Diocese, however, did not vote to dissolve its union with General Convention until December 2007. Before...

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