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London Times: Anglicans face rift over gay clergy
American Anglican Council ^ | 6/12/2006 | Ruth Gledhill

Posted on 06/12/2006 4:38:49 PM PDT by sionnsar

The Times
June 13, 2006
By Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent

THE ANGLICAN Church could move a step closer to schism this week as the US branch meets to debate whether to “repent” the effects of its actions in consecrating an openly gay bishop.

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is among the British Anglicans attending the US Church’s general convention in Columbus, Ohio, which opens today. Conservative critics say that the calls for repentance over the effects of the consecration of a gay bishop and for failing to consult with others before acting do not go far enough.

Campaigners on the Church’s orthodox wing want repentance for the consecration of Gene Robinson as Bishop of New Hampshire. Not only are they concerned about its effects, they demand a moratorium on such consecrations.

However, liberal lobbyists are equally determined to ensure that there is no backtracking on the gay rights agenda, even if it means that the US Church will have to leave the global Anglican communion.

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TOPICS: Mainline Protestant
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 06/12/2006 4:38:50 PM PDT by sionnsar
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2 posted on 06/12/2006 4:39:38 PM PDT by sionnsar (†† | Iran Azadi | SONY: 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0urs)
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Is it expected for the outcome to revolve around "it depends on what the meaning of repent is"?

3 posted on 06/13/2006 1:19:35 AM PDT by D-fendr
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