We're still busy grabbing all the news, spin, analysis, and commentary regarding yesterday's statement by the worldwide Anglican leaders—not to mention wrapping up all the stories about Pope John Paul II's 25th anniversary, the opposition to a U.S. general's Christian views, and many other stories. In the next several hours, we'll keep compiling and synthesizing (and waiting for our own reporter to file from London). In the meantime, read comments from Christianity Today executive editor J.I. Packer and associate editor Douglas LeBlanc. If that's not enough, here's three dozen wrapups of yesterday's Anglican events, mostly from the mainstream media. (The truly gluttonous should also revisit Wednesday's Weblog, "Where Else to Go for News and Analysis of the Anglican Primates' Meeting.")
- Anglicans say split may occur if gay man ordained as bishop | Archbishops rebuff conservatives' wishes to eject the U.S. church from the world body (Los Angles Times)
- Anglicans warn of a split if gay man is consecrated | After a tense two-day emergency summit that sidestepped an immediate schism, Anglican leaders warned against the consecration of a gay bishop in New Hampshire next month (The New York Times)
- Top Anglicans warn against plan to install a gay bishop | Global communion could break apart, leaders fear (The Washington Post)
- Episcopalians scolded for appointing gay bishop | Leaders of the 77 million-member Anglican Communion reproached U.S. Episcopalians yesterday for appointing an openly homosexual bishop, but conceded that they had no power to stop his consecration (The Washington Times)
- Anglicans may divide over homosexuality, says Williams | The Anglican church faces a "huge crisis" and may even break up over the likely ordination of an openly gay bishop in the United States, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said on Friday (Reuters)
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