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Confirmed: Final text
February 19, 2007, 9:42 pm
Filed under: Anglican Crisis

Binky’s advice: Read this as if you were Mrs. Schori, Louie Crew, or Charles Bennison.

The Communiqué
Of the Primates’ Meeting in Dar es Salaam

19th February 2007

CAPTAIN YIPS — “Do reasserters get everything they want? No. But what does TEC get? Are border crossings ended? No. Did they get wiggle room on “manner of life” or SSBs? No. And by accepting as an apology GC2006’s duplicitous resolutions, the Primates have locked TEC into a, er, small box of interpretation” … (captainyips)

LEANDER HARDING— “Initial Reactions to Communique and Schedule. Reactions to the Draft Covenant(leanderharding)

GLEDHILL: TEC put on notice … (timescolumns)

T19BackUp— Roundup: Commentary on the Communique … (

VIA BABY BLUE— Anglican Mainstream’s Review … (babybluecafe)

POOR OLD NAUGHTON is already looking for wiggle-room: “The definition of “authorizing,” as in we must stop authrozing rites for same sex blessings by Sept. 30 will be hotly debated. As I have said before, I think we are being given some room here, as there is a difference between authorizing and allowing. But I know others disagree”; More discussion(

AND COMMENTS continued to ensue! … (standfirminfaith)

WAFFLING ANGLICAN: “Draft Anglican Covenant” … (

Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams arrives
in a golf cart as he prepares to deliver a draft covenant to
journalist at the Anglican conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,
Monday, Feb. 19, 2007. Anglican Communion leaders — struggling
to stay unified despite deep divisions over the Bible and gay
relationships — proposed a statement of common principles
Monday that for the first time would allow them to expel churches
from their fellowship.
(AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo)

FOX NEWS: Anglicans Try to Avoid Split in Church … (

POULD Weighs in on the Communiqué(peter-ould)

TELEGRAPH: Anglican crisis talks ‘to last into the night’ … (standfirminfaith)

ONE COMMENT: “Charlie Brown’s football – why the Covenant won’t work” … (standfirminfaith)

GLEDHILL misses the essential rebuke in the Communique & Schedule … (timesonline)

JUST WONDERING— Brad Drell: Can PB Jefferts Shori Serve On The Standing Committee? … (standfirminfaith)

CARIOCA Dan Martins Offers Preliminary Thoughts on the Draft Covenant … (standfirminfaith)


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