Skip to comments.African bishops reject aid
Posted on 06/08/2005 2:53:27 PM PDT by PAR35
Anglican bishops in Africa who are refusing millions of dollars from liberal AmericanEpiscopal sources to protest homosexual clergy say the price of their protest has been higher than they thought.
"To be honest, there is not enough money for the needs we have in Rwanda after the  genocide," said Rwandan Bishop John Rucyahana of the Diocese of Shyira, "but if money is being used to disgrace the Gospel, then we don't need it."
The Rev. Alison Barfoot, assistant to the Anglican archbishop of Uganda, said the Anglican province has no working phones in its Kampala headquarters because it lacks the funds. Conservative American churches haven't pitched in enough -- "definitely not to the extent of what we've given up," she said.
Bill Atwood, general secretary of Ekklesia Society, an international Anglican network, just returned from a tour of Tanzania, Malawi, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda and called the lack of money for Africans "scandalous."
"I just met with some archbishops a week ago," he said, "They were saying how painful it was, with people starving to death to make these choices."
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Bravo for the New Christendom!!!
I didn't see this posted. If it's new, you might give it a ping.
Paging Cynthia McKinney, Cynthia McKinney to the rejected handout line....
GOOD FOR THEM!!!!!!!
or as Peter said...
"Your money perish with you"
You are exactly correct, PAR35. I'd seen this earlier today (I think on VirtueOnline-News) but hadn't gotten to posting it yet.
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