TEC: Now that we have elected Bishop Curry as Presiding Bishop — A Critique

Jul 13, 2015 by

By David W Virtue, VOL: The Rev. George Clifford is an ethicist and Priest Associate at the Church of the Nativity, Raleigh, NC. He offered up a column at Ethical Musings on his hopes, beliefs and aspirations for the Episcopal Church following the recent General Convention of The Episcopal Church. VOL believes he has misrepresented the Church, its future, and has failed to deal with the facts of TEC as it stands today. CLIFFORD: Depending upon one’s age, The Episcopal Church (TEC) today...

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Church of Uganda’s response to TEC’s General Convention and USA Supreme Court decision

Jul 7, 2015 by

From Church of Uganda website. Statement by the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali on the recent decisions to change the definition of marriage by the United States’ Supreme Court and the Episcopal Church in the USA The decision of the Supreme Court of the United States of America to change the definition of marriage is grievous. There is a saying, “When America sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold.” As a religious leader in Uganda, I want to assure all Ugandans that we will do everything we...

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Reform Response to the US Episcopal Church Resolution on Marriage

Jul 7, 2015 by

Last week The Episcopal Church in the USA redefined the definition of marriage and approved liturgy for the blessing of same-sex marriages. Reform shares the Archbishop of Canterbury’s deep concern about the stress this action will cause the Anglican Communion.  We echo his call to respond to the Lord Jesus’ prayer for his followers, that “they may be one so that the world may believe” (John 17.21).  Jesus’ prayer for unity was “for those who will believe in me through [the apostles’]...

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TEC decision ‘a mistake with serious consequences’

Jul 7, 2015 by

GAFCON statement: A Response to The Episcopal Church of the United States’ (TEC) decision to make ‘Same – Sex Marriage’ official The recent decision of the General Convention of The Episcopal Church, to remove reference to gender in the marriage canon and introduce rites for conducting ‘same-sex marriage’, is a mistake with serious consequences. The problems for the rest of the Anglican Communion have already been noted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. But the fundamental reason that it is a...

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TEC General Convention

Jul 6, 2015 by

Preview by Barbara Gauthier, Extensive coverage of General Convention may be found at Virtueonline Further reports and comments: GC2015: TEC Bishops comment on SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage ruling, Virtueonline Five Predictions About Presiding Bishop-Elect Curry by Sarah Hey, Stand Firm Justin Welby expresses ‘deep concern’ after Episcopal Church bishops vote for same sex marriage by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today Anglican Unscripted 190 – Canterbury not happy with TEC gay marriage LGBT...

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When a church is not a church – Anglican Unscripted #191

Jul 4, 2015 by

Today Kevin talks to canon lawyer Allan Haley about St James, Newport Beach, whose people wanted to leave the Diocese of Los Angeles with its revisionist Bishop Bruno, Bishop Bruno’s legal action over the property, and the poetic justice which ensued  (the whole sorry saga can be read here). Allan also talks about why he can no longer call himself an...

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