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Carnival of the Anglican Crisis
April 29, 2007, 4:34 pm
Filed under: Anglican Crisis


UTTER CLARITY— The PeeBee says, “He’s been a blessing.” Indeed, “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter. Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight.” (Isa 5:20-21) … (

AND THE LORD SPAKE.. Canterbury hit by earthquake … (

AKINOLA— Visit by Anglican Bishop Draws Episcopal Anger. Schori: “This action would only serve to heighten current tensions, and would be regrettable if it does indeed occur.” … (nytimes)

DROPPING THE BALL over 300 years– Church History: America once an Episcopalian nation … (thedailycitizen)

GAY BISHOP and partner to unite. Conservatives: “ONE more thing, and we swear we’re leaving!” Schori: “This action would only serve to heighten current tensions, and would be regrettable if it does indeed occur.”(WaTi)

BRAD DRELL: Scoop…Windsor Bishops To Meet Twice This Summer … (standfirminfaith)

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Advocates for Gay Rights, Against War on Terror; Primates’ Meeting Puts Episcopal Church on the Defensive(IRD)

TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK [ready to give in to our demands, yet?]– Rank-and-file Episcopalians will have the chance to talk to their bishops this summer on the role of gays and lesbians in the church, Presiding U.S. Episcopal Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said yesterday in a visit to Columbus. Tell the story, turn chaos to Shalom, Presiding Bishop tells Communicators(dispatch, wfn)

THE PROPHET KATIE: Episcopal Head Says Other Churches Will Make Same ‘Journey’ to Pro-Gay Stance. Episcopal Bishop says few leaving over same-sex issues. Stay on message much, Peeb? … (CP, HamptonRoads)

NUPTS— “An Episcopal bishop recently got married” … (

AGE TO COME— “Prayers please…. Just to let you know, there is plenty going on with the Essentials comms effort for General Synod this year” … (theagetocome)

COME, LET US PRAISE US! Episcopal Communicators announce Polly Bond Awards, elect Jim DeLa president (a TEC newsie from SWFla). “I can’t get over some of the valiant efforts I see all over the Anglican Communion to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ, a gospel of inclusion and new life that the whole world is desperate to hear,” Canon Jim Rosenthal told the gathering of Episcopal Communicators at Virginia Beach’s Cavalier Hotel … (

LOSING IT— “An outspokenly orthodox Anglican is murdered in Africa” … (mcj)

ACNS: Lambeth Conference Plans move forward … (

DIOGENES— a decent respect for tradition; Please remain seated for the Creed(offtherecord)

RUMOR MILL— “There’s some interesting speculation in the Anglican world these days” … (

WISDOM From Secretary-General Jefferts-Schori … (reformedpastor)

HEADBANGER— “Peter Akinola’s coming to the United States to formally install Martyn Minns as bishop of the Convocation of Anglicans in North America(CANA), ECUSA’s bent that he didn’t ask permission and I just know that I’m not going to make it through this without screaming at least two or three times” … (

IRD REPORTS— United Methodist Seminary Event Ponders “Queering the Church” – and Silencing IRD; Amid Controversy, The United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops Gather … (

MARK SHEA WEIGHS IN— Kate Schori Takes Up the White Man’s Burden; John Shelby Spong and Co Keep Offering Prescriptions to Save the Dying Church. Gay Brownshirts on the March! Tendentious Scripture Readers for Homosexual … (

THE ‘S’-WORD: “Kate Schori was in Virginia Beach, Virginia recently, beating one of her favorite words to death” … (

RATHER NOT BLOGGER: “Down the Memory Hole or, What’s In a Word?” … (rathernot)

IF YOU SEE A PRINCIPLE IN THE ROAD, KILL IT— “We’re not pro-Bob at all, say Central Africa’s Anglican bishops”; Bishop Mwamba says Anglican statement not pro-Mugabe … (, magicstatistics)

FUN WITH Social Engineering– Ban on ‘mom’ and ‘dad’ considered – again. Education agenda would require K-12 ‘gay’ indoctrination. Editorial on ‘gays’ gets teacher transferred.. Journalism instructor failed to alert administration of student’s essay … (wnd, cnn)

NEW WESTMINSTER of Ingham– Material for Diocesan Synod available for download … (

EPISCOPAL CHURCH? Robotically chanting about how wonderful the Millennium Development Goals[peace and blessings be upon them] are is not moral leadership. This is moral leadership … (

BOVINA BLOVIATOR— “Newman’s Own?” … (

NANNY & VICTIMS! HURRAY— Praising the Welfare State: The liberal state a better model for the church than the Body of Christ – McCord Adams. “Yea, the kingdom of God is like unto Sweden…” … (mainstream)

THE TRANSCRIPT of Bishop Salmon’s Speech a While Back in the Diocese of San Joaquin … (t19)

WHITEHALL— wars and rumors of wars … (

‘OPEN-MINDED’ = BRAIN FALLS OUT: United Church of Canada urges end to boycott of Palestine … (ekklesia)

COLORADO’S Don Armstrong Served to Stand Ecclesiastical Trial in Colorado… (titusonenine)

STAND FIRM— All is Well™: KJS says Few Episcopalians Leaving over Homosexuality … (sf)

THINKING ANGLICANS— American news roundup … (thinkinganglicans)

UGLY EVIL— the BBC broadcasts a gay Mass from SanFran … (Various)

SO HOW LONG do I have to keep pretending these people are Christians? … (

READER BLOG— You read it here first – sort of … (reader)

SLIPPERY Giuliani plays the “states’ rights” car on civil unions(rogerlsimon, instapundit)

AN ANGLICAN Bishop Speaks to The Episcopal Church … (historymysteryliturgy)

THE POINT: Orwell lives. Shutting Down Opposition The Gay Agenda and School kids(breakpoint)

SPOT THE WELL-FUNDED LIBERAL— $$$$– Jimmy Carter, Arab Front Man… (captainsquartersblog)

NEXT UP FOR SPECIAL TREATMENT— Poland urged to halt ‘homophobia’ … (bbc)

EPISCOPAL TinFoilHat Awards for April… (

PERSECUTION: Arrest Suspended for Colombian Catholic Archbishop over Dismissal of Homosexual Seminarian … (lifesite)

SILENT BUT DEADLY: Conservative Anglicans make death threats… while liberals just get the job done … (

FASCISM, Redux– Tories dispute ‘gay sin’ comments … (bbc)

SAD REALITIES— Syphilis Rate Rises in US Homosexual and Bisexual Men but Declines in General Population … (lifesite)

OK– WHO GOT to Chris Johnson? Did somebody poison the corners of his book-pages like in Umberto Eco’s famous Name of The Rose? Is he going to start writing paeans of praise and poems dedicated to his personal hero, Frank Griswold? Or is it.. zombie mind-control? … (

A NEW Binky product-line … (zazzle)

HOW COOL is Binky the Webelf? This cool … (youtube)



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So is that Binky in the trenchcoat?

Comment by David Fischler

Oh, that would be cool. Yet another clue as to the identity of the elusive Binky (I’ve been trying to figure it out for months).

Comment by mrsfalstaff

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