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Church Panel Under Pressure to Name New Anglican Leader
Reuters ^ | 10/25/12 | Alessandra Prentice and Peter Griffiths

Posted on 10/27/2012 9:50:32 AM PDT by marshmallow

(Reuters) - A secretive group choosing the next Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual leader of the world's 80 million Anglicans, is under pressure to break a deadlock in their talks and reach a decision, nearly a month after an announcement was expected.

The choice of the next head of the worldwide Anglican Communion comes at critical time for a church threatened by a rise in secularism and long-running divisions over senior women clergy and homosexuality.

The 105th Archbishop of Canterbury will have to contend with the risk of a schism over sex and sexuality. Liberal church leaders in the United States and Britain are at odds with more conservative figures in places such as Africa.

Rowan Williams, who steps down at the end of the year after a decade in the job, has warned that his successor will need the "constitution of an ox and the skin of a rhinoceros".

The succession talks are shrouded in secrecy, but commentators speculate that the panel is split over choosing a reformer or a safe pair of hands to maintain the status quo in a post that dates back 1,400 years.

Members were expected to reach a decision in September and pass two names - their first choice and a back-up - to Prime Minister David Cameron, who then seeks the approval of The Queen, the church's supreme governor.

Williams leaves to take up a role at the University of Cambridge at the turn of the year and his successor would normally be expected to give his diocese notice of his departure and be given time to move. One unnamed church source told a Sunday newspaper that the process was "becoming a farce".

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TOPICS: Current Events; Mainline Protestant; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: anglicans; coe; europeanchristians; rowanwilliams

1 posted on 10/27/2012 9:50:36 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow
The whole church has become a farce under this buffoon. If they left the seat vacant, Few would notice. Fewer would care, if they did notice.
2 posted on 10/27/2012 10:05:47 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: marshmallow

Founded for the loins, foundering by the loins.

3 posted on 10/27/2012 10:41:57 AM PDT by Ray76
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To: marshmallow

The Anglican Church is being destroyed by Hegelian dialectics to produce a Marxist utopia of Radical Egalitarianism where women and men are interchangeable. Sex is meaningless and children do not have the natural right to a biological mother and father.

This denial of the Laws of Nature (the differences in the “Natures” of men and women) is to deny the natural need of a baby-—so the state can own and shape the minds of children.

The State has to destroy the maternal instinct in women (abortion/combat/hate males- through their dialectical feminist Marxist theory) and make men hate women (dialectics) and not want to “Protect” the family-—which is needed for children to be emotionally healthy and independent.

They are forcing this Marxist Worldview on children through State controlled public education. This started with the UK worshipped John Maynard Keynes-—a sodomite, socialist, and child raper—who had orgies with the little boys of Eton and even castrated boys in third world countries. Google “Keynes at Harvard” which explains their worldview and infiltration of UK and US and the educational system, using Pavlovian techniques to condition and indoctrinate.

This SICK mindset is what is pushing the homosexual agenda—which is to erase ALL SEXUAL MORALITY-—which the concept of “anal” sex ALWAYS does. Putting sick ideas into the minds of young children warps their reality and focuses their “thinking” on sexual aspects of human beings at an unnatural time which warps their view of sex and destroys their natural curiosity is sick ways. Redirects it to sex which is unnatural in the Latency period—in all cultures unless kids are sexualized (which Sex Ed is designed to do—it was developed by Cultural Marxists (Marcuse) to destroy the innocence of children—and corrupt them).

Teaching little children that there is a “Right” to sodomize others is normalizing the behavior-—so that they will grow up with an Afghanistan worldview where men hate women and use other men and little boys for recreational sex. Think about it-—if YOU support “homosexual” anything—you are promoting this sick, ugly worldview. Sodomy is a Vice-—you can NOT teach children Good is Evil and Evil is Good without destroying their moral character.

Homosexual behavior is learned and conditioned by culture. All Ancient civilizations and more recent ones, like the Samurai and Afghanis, prove it.

4 posted on 10/27/2012 10:44:23 AM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Ray76

Hey, neat quote!

I once heard King Henry VIII referred to as the original host of “Queen for a Day”.

So the little bearded Druid didn’t quite cut the mustard, eh? I propose a new head for the Anglican Church; problem is, he’s already got a fulltime job in Rome.


5 posted on 10/27/2012 11:25:54 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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