Category: Anglican Communion

Lambeth invitations, in pictures

I’ve said for some time that I believe all duly elected and consecrated Anglican bishops should be invited to Lambeth. Presence doesn’t guarantee reconciliation, but absence surely prevents it. The Lead had the news...

Proof-texting with canons

There’s been much discussion on the email list for the House of Bishops/Deputies about the San Joaquin situation. One person asked why it wasn’t OK to have parallel jurisdictions — that is, why the...

A smaller table at Lambeth, sadly

ENS has a release that says “The House of Bishops was informed March 10 that full invitation is ‘not possible’ from the Archbishop of Canterbury to include Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire as...

GAFCON = old news

AMiA? Dusty. CANA? Once was all the rage. GAFCON? Snooze. Here’s the latest, buried in the comments over at Amy Welborn’s blog: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An historic gathering of conservative Anglican leaders took place...

The failure of alternative oversight

Things are abuzz in blogospheria Anglicana. Jonathan Petre and George Conger have both reported a plan to create an alternative episcopal oversight plan that might be acceptable both to conservatives and the ECUSA House...

Why the Lambeth agenda is just right

Stephen Bates has written a great prĂ©cis of the Anglican Communion’s present difficulties. Bates has also got the dynamics of Anglican meetings, money, and men (yes, the trouble-makers are all men) just right: Thus,...

Enfants terribles send another dire letter

Puh-lease. Five primates, planning to absent themselves from the Lambeth Conference, have written a letter to 20 English bishops who had encouraged these primates to attend. These five primates call themselves “GAFCON” bishops. My...