No commentary again today. Soon we'll be back on track, I promise.
- Catholic diocese revokes invitation to Episcopal Church's Presiding Bishop | "Many of my people would deeply offended to learn that an Episcopal Bishop, who holds a position that is radically opposed to what both the Catholic Church and Scripture teach about homosexuality, is using one of our facilities," explains Bishop Victor Galeone (WJXX, Jacksonville, Fla.)
- Also: Catholics yank offer over pro-gay Episcopalian (Associated Press)
- Also: Bishop Jecko comments on decision of Catholic diocese to rescind invitation | It is my understanding that the invitation will be reinstated should Presiding Bishop Griswold choose not to be a participant in the consecration (American Anglican Council)
- Secret paper reveals Church spin plans to defuse gay crisis | Rowan Williams's secretary for public affairs called for a poetry reading, a high-profile Lords intervention, or a theology prize (The Daily Telegraph, London)
- Also: PR for JC | A humor piece (Editorial, The Daily Telegraph, London)
- Also: The gatekeeper at Lambeth Palace | Jeremy Harris, 52, the Archbishop of Canterbury's, secretary for public affairs, is the Church of England's most senior lay adviser (The Daily Telegraph, London)
- Episcopal split painful for diocese | Local believers face painful decisions in wake of controversy (The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.)
- Bishop banned by Hollingworth to preach here | Two years after ban, John Shelby Spong will speak in Brisbane cathedral (AAP)
- Church unity hinges on the response to a small rebellion | Just nine parishes rebelled, but the issue of same-sex unions and how Canterbury deals with it is of great import (Peter Jensen, The Sydney Morning Herald)
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