Anglican Unscripted Episode 109

Jul 25, 2014 by

This week Kevin and George are reimagining the Episcopal Church.  

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National Cathedral “Comes Out” With Transgender Preacher

Jun 25, 2014 by

By Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: The Episcopal Church’s embrace of transgenderism is part of God’s “project of revelation” according to the first transgender person to preach at the Washington National Cathedral. In a special Sunday service marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride month, the cathedral hosted visiting guest preacher the Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge, who was born a woman but now identifies as a Trans-man. Partridge was joined by retired Bishop Gene Robinson,...

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New Growth as Anglicans Gather to Select Leader

Jun 20, 2014 by

By Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) have encouraging news as they convene this evening to begin the process of selecting a new leader: a growing flock. The fledgling denomination, launched in 2009, has seen membership grow by 13 percent to 112,504 members and attendance by 16 percent to 80,471 attendees. The numbers contrast with the U.S.-based Episcopal Church that many ACNA members departed from, which has declined in its domestic...

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The Fictional World of Anglican Reconcilers

Jun 4, 2014 by

By David W Virtue, VOL: A number of African and North American bishops claiming to be “foundational callers of reconciliation” met recently with the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the Fifth Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue in Coventry, England. According to an Episcopal News Service report, two-dozen bishops from Africa and North America renewed their pledge to reconciliation in the Anglican Communion and to walking together as a family despite deep cultural and...

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Can those who started the conflict promote peace?

Jun 3, 2014 by

By Andrew Symes: In case we have forgotten, a very unpleasant court case was concluded around three years ago in Canada, when the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster won their battle to evict four parishes from their church buildings.The parishes in question were guilty only of standing firm for historic Christian faith, and refusing to go along with the radical revisionist theology of the Diocesan leadership. Going back further: in 2002 the New Westminster Diocesan Synod  had approved rites...

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Gene Robinson, first openly gay Episcopal bishop, announces his divorce

May 4, 2014 by

Sarah Pulliam Bailey, RNS Bishop Gene Robinson, whose 2003 election as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop rocked Anglican Communion, has announced his divorce from his longtime partner and husband. Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson, right, entered a New Hampshire civil union with his longtime partner, Mark Andrew, left, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Concord, N.H. At center is Justice of the Peace Ronna Wise. Robinson, who retired in 2013 as the Bishop of New Hampshire, and his...

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