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Carnival of the Anglican Crisis
May 9, 2007, 1:22 pm
Filed under: Anglican Crisis


+++ ROWAN WILLIAMS will meet with Episcopal bishops in September … (christiancentury)

SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUT UP!! THEY EXPLAINED— From Integrity Canada: Gay Anglicans rebuff Bishops’ proposal for “pastoral care” and more study… (T19)

ABP. AKINOLA Writes the Archbishop of Canterbury(t19)

ABP. OROMBI to chair host committee for Lausanne III in Cape Town … (mainstream)

MR. SLOW-DOWN THE PROCESS: Panel of Reference Chair Peter Carnley Publishes Interim Report. Panel of Reference meeting ends abruptly(sf)

GS2007: Candidates for the Primacy – Biographies … (

EPISCOPALOOZA— “I really think that some Episcopalians seriously believe that heaven will have a Senate and a House of Representatives” … (

NIGERIAN Anglican Leader Committed to Protecting Conservative Flock; From Reuters: Anglican church turmoil over gay issues deepens … (cp, T19)

IN FOR A PENNY, IN FOR A POUND— “Apparently, Susan Russell’s joint thinks the Episcopal Church isn’t radical enough” … (

DELUDIUM: About that Letter from Peter to Rowan. Back in January, the ever-readable Gary L’Hommedieu disassembled Mr. Harris’ modest proposal for ECUSA … (af, v)

ORTHODOX ANGLICANS Take ‘First Step’ Away from Episcopal Church; Despite objections, Anglican bishop installed. American bishop throws in his lot with African prelate … (Various)

HEEBEE-JEEBEES— “Ms. Jan Linda Bryant, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma comes up with the worst analogy, well, ever” … (

MATT KENNEDY: The Task Force on Property: Criminalizing Dissent. The Task Force on Property: Criminalizing Dissent. The Singularly Unimpressive Report of the Bishops’ Property Task Force … (SF, Drell)

ANGLICAN-TV: BISHOP MINNS: Pre Installation Press Conference. Bishop Minns Installation(A-TV)

FLORIDA: Judge orders breakaway congregation to return property to diocese … (aacblog)

COMPLIANTIOUSNESS: The Oasis of Newark to Compile List of Gay-Union Clergy … (sf)

IT’S ALL ABOUT ME: Controversy brings gay bishop a sense of being closer to God. In other news, a hideous soul-wrenching spiritual maelstrom which he helped worsen makes New Hampshire man feel good about himself. Dr. Sanity: “The postmodern narcissistic dilemma we face is that the politically correct prism through which we perceive and interpret the world around us, is entirely dysfunctional and useless; but it sure makes us feel good, doesn’t it?” … (oregonlive, drsanity)

EPHRAIM RADNER–Vocation Deferred: The Necessary Challenge of Communion … (T-19)

EAT THE WEAK! New Westminster Task Force on Cannibalizing Parishes Physical Resources submits final report. Their Synod is also coming up, but their convening circular has a lot of blank pages where the interesting stuff is supposed to be … (

GLEDHILL ON MINNS— Will this save or break the Communion?… (timescolumns)

EXPERTS ON EVERYTHING WATCH— It’s the Piskie Critique of White House Dinner Menu … (standfirminfaith)

WHITEHALL on cana and the acn… (

THEIR STORIES: “Who is Zacchaeus? Zacchaeus is David, a gay man who’s chosen to be celibate … Dawn, a woman whose sexual orientation was turned around by God … Rob, a same-sex-attracted man who chose to be faithful to God and who over time experienced significant healing” … (

ANGLICAN CHURCH leaders engage in a war of words(LATimes, NYPost)

MOHLER— Anglican “Missionary” Bishop Named for America — The Schism Arrives … (albertmohler)

PRESIDING BISHOP’S Letter against CANA Installation Adds Insult to Injury; Episcopal bishop moves to block Anglican church installation. Conservative Anglicans Visit Upsets Episcopal Leaders(Various)

YOUR GRANNY Could Be Next: The Hate Crimes Bills. Time to Stand Firm on So-Called ‘Hate Crimes’ … (townhall, sf)

PAGING ALL ECUSA EXPERTS ON EVERY TOPIC: Nigerian state requires all students to wear Muslim dress … (magicstatistics)

DAWN MacDONALD: Christ still changes lives It is time to do some really biblically sound and wholesome teaching on human sexuality … (anglicanplanet)

THE FULL TEXT of the South Carolina Court Ruling in the Suit Brought by All Saints Against the Diocese of South Carolina… (T19)

CRYING WOLF II— On Thursday, the US House of Representatives passed H.R. 1592, the “Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007.” … (reformedpastor)

THE SPIRIT OF ANTICHRIST: All Saints Pasadena Appears Poised To Revise Their Use of the Prayer Book and Hymnal To Rid Texts Used of Substitutionary Atonement … (drell)

COLORADO SPRINGS – A service at a breakaway Episcopal parish was disrupted Sunday when a man threw a pie at the pastor, police said … (transfigurations, t19)

A GREAT SCHISM? — “The fight between liberal and conservative Episcopalians comes to Cowtown”… (fwweekly)

HMMMMM–Inclusiveness in action: Bishop of Newark Asks Suffragan Bishop Gallagher to Leave … (sf)

FLORIDA: Judge orders breakaway congregation to return property to diocese(transfigurations, t19)


ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE in Pasco, Wash., spread through the Episcopal…[Diocese] of Spokane, and gave the bishop something to worry about … (T19)

UGLY REALITY— Trial begins for ex-minister facing 56 sex charges for same-sex abuse … (

ECUSA SHRINKAGE: Numbers Have a Way of Bringing You Back to Reality … (titusonenine)

CRUCIFORM AXIS: Proactive Thought Policing; ETS President (re)Swims the Tiber(Various)

WORSE THAN ECUSA— Pandora’s box: Supreme ruling supports incest, polygamy TIME mag admits … (wnd)

LLAMA BUTCHERS: “We’re having a pair of meetings in my parish later this month so that people can offer their input. Although I feel obligated to go and toss in my two cents, the cynic in me says that this isn’t going to make a single damn bit of difference: TEC is going to serve up whatever the gang at 815 decide” … (llamabutchers)

LIBERAL CHURCH Ups Homosexual’s Syphillis Increase … (transfigurations)

THE MYSTERY of Sexual Orientation… (sf)

ORTHODIXIE: “NRO Episcopal Church Update” … (

LIVING CHURCH— scummy Ex-Governor’s Seminary Status Clarified … (livingchurch)

ONE COSMOS— Enthusiasm, Inspiration, and Charisma Banned by the Left! “.. since the left does not value liberty, their version of “truth” must be coerced, never arrived at freely. As Prager notes, “Most activists on the Left believe that they, not only their values, are morally superior to their adversaries. Therefore, coercing people to adhere to ‘progressive’ values is morally acceptable, even demanded. It is thus quite understandable that laws would compel high school cheerleaders to cheer at girls’ athletic events as much as at boys’. And true to leftist totalitarian models, not only is behavior is coerced, but emotions as well.” … (

THE TEXT of European Parliament Resolution Condemning “Homophobia” (April 28, 2007) … (lifesite)

AT THIS VERY MOMENT, “every issue supported by the Left, and almost all of the behavior exhibited by the Left is completely antithetical to classical liberal philosophies. There is no longer a commitment to personal liberty or to freedom. The Left is far too busy to promote freedom for the common man or woman, because their time is taken up advocating freedom for tyrants who oppress the common man; terrorists who kill the common man; and religious fanatics who subjugate the common woman” … (

BETTNET— Mass. marriage amendment watch … (

EUTOPIA– European Parliament Accuses Croatia of Homophobia in Schools; Rome’s Chief Rabbi Accused of “Racism” for Opposing Italy Gay Rights Bill(lifesite)

CaNN: WE MAY BE TRASH, but we’re really HIGH QUALITY trash, right? … (drell)

REFORMED PASTOR— Close the Borders! “The Episcopal Church magazine Episcopal Life is now online, with some unintentionally humorous results” … (reformedpastor)

JUST MAKIN’ STUFF UP— Homosexuals constitute a race. Who knew? … (magicstatistics)


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