Thursday, February 22, 2007

"The Anglicans: What happened in Tanzania"

First Things publishes an account of the recent events in the Anglican communion
"We came very close to separation," said Archbishop Gregory Venables of this weekend's meeting of global Anglican leaders, "but Biblical doctrine and behavior have been affirmed as the norms in the Anglican Church."

It could have gone the other way, and for a time it looked as if it would. But, in the end, Anglican conservatives everywhere breathed a collective sigh of relief on reading the strongly worded statement issued unanimously by the Church's thirty-eight primates, which bluntly called on the Episcopal Church - the province of the Anglican Communion in the United States - to reverse its course or face expulsion.
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Source: FIRST THINGS: The Anglicans: What Happened in Tanzania

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