Episcopal Church Suspended from Anglican Communion over Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) US province demoted to ‘observer status' for three years. Conservatives still want more sanctions and repentance.
Gleanings. The Church Times reports on the resulting "sadness" and "doubts" among Americans Religion News Service also offers a thorough report, while Anglican Mainstream offers a
Controversy over Seminary Speaker Invite Tempered by Student's Death
Attempt at demonstrating Anglican unity to Katharine Jefferts Schori instead prompts resignations.
Gleanings. "The mission of the House, the direction of the House, the theology of the House is CT regularly reports on The Episcopal Church, including Jefferts Schori's election and how
Future D.C. Bible Museum Gets a Major Historic Find
Green Collection reveals first of four big discoveries.
the oldest Jewish prayer book ever found, dated by both scholars and Carbon-14 tests to circa 840 CE" Such a book is comparable to what the Book of Common Prayer is for Anglicans.
Women Bishops Blocked–Barely–by Lay Leaders Despite Clergy Support
Church of England unable to muster two-thirds vote despite support of Rowan Williams and Justin Welby.
Gleanings. Women Bishops Blocked–Barely–by Lay Leaders Despite Clergy Support. Church of England unable to muster two-thirds vote despite support of Rowan Williams and Justin
Convocation Inaugurates New Lutheran Body
Righteously disaffected from ELCA progressivism, the new North American seeks to be faithful to the creeds, the canon, and its congregations.
Gleanings. disaffected from the once gigantic, now shrinking Evangelical Lutheran Church, formally adopted We're-not-Episcopalian groups of North American Anglicans formed ACNA.
Just Shy of Schism, Anglicans May Sub-Divide
Archbishop Rowan Williams says "two-track" model might allow traditionalists and progressives to co-exist.
Gleanings. Just Shy of Schism, Anglicans May Sub-Divide. In the days following, the General Convention of TEC (the Episcopal Church based in the US), Rowan Williams, as Archbishop