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December 15 2017 By dvirtue The ties that bind our Anglican Communion family are slowly coming untied

The See of Canterbury is one of the unique features which binds us together. At the Primates' Meeting in October it was clear just how much Canterbury meant to those who came. For Anglicans, communion with the See of Canterbury -- and with its Archbishop -- is the visible expression of our communion with one another.

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December 13 2017 By dvirtue Sexual Revolution Has Worked Out Well, Episcopal Church Primate Reports

“It’s historic,” opined the Presiding Bishop. “Old fashioned adultery and fornication, bullying, lying and stealing was not enough, we needed the full range of LGBTQXXXxxx1212 sexualities to sweep the Church and we have been successful. Praise the Lord and let us thank Rumi the Sufi, a favorite guru of Frank Griswold. Along with the last three presiding bishops’ we have managed to throw off the shackles of biblical morality.”

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December 12 2017 By dvirtue GAFCON Chairman Hails First Ordination of Priests to the Anglican Mission in England

Taking a swipe at the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Archbishop Okoh said that at Christ's return there will also be final judgement. "Those of us in the ordained ministry of the Church have a special responsibility to be messengers of the good news of the gospel by which we are saved from that judgement. To neglect that duty or to distort that message is therefore a very serious matter and brings the messengers themselves under the judgement of God.

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December 08 2017 By dvirtue TEC Colorado Bishop to Retire in 2019. O'Neill leaves a legacy of pain and brokenness

Allow me to expand on that. In 2007, a single orthodox priest by the name of the Rev. Don Armstrong, rector of Grace and St. Stephen's Church in Colorado Springs, butted heads with O'Neill over the Episcopal Church's moral and theological direction. He wanted out and he wanted to keep the property.

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December 07 2017 By dvirtue Archbishop Duncan's Wife lashes out at Bishop Iker over Women's Ordination Task Force

Bishop Iker had stated that the Task Force on Holy Orders had been instructed not to come to a conclusion or to make any recommendation as to how to resolve the debate. He, Duncan, said the chair of the Task Force, Bishop David Hicks confirmed this to him in writing, with willingness for him to quote him publicly, that no such instruction was ever given.

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December 05 2017 By dvirtue UK: Renewed Orthodox Anglicanism Movement Heralds Growing Realignment

A number of organizations are pushing for a realignment that Archbishop Justin Welby cannot ignore, cannot stop, and will, over time, force dioceses to rethink their gospel priorities and allegiances.

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November 28 2017 By dvirtue Qualifications for being a Bishop in The Episcopal Church

A bishop must actively tend to his own interior life and is "lit up enough" (with whiskey, hence the term Whiskeypalian) for all to see and join him/her in a fifth whenever possible.

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November 27 2017 By dvirtue Will The University of the South in Sewanee rescind Doctorate to Sexual harasser Charlie Rose

"I say today as I say in any forum, before any audience and given any opportunity, as I have sat in that darkened room talking to people -- that there are common denominators to the human experience, and we share a range of emotions, from hope to fear, love to jealously. Ambition and complacency. Affirmation and betrayal. Birth and death. These are Shakespearian themes, but they're also life themes and they will be the themes of your life," Rose said.

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November 24 2017 By dvirtue Retired Bishop of Caledonia Leaves ACoC and Joins ANiC

"As I reviewed the letter to Jake and the subsequent press release that you issued, I could not help but be so deeply disappointed in both the process and the way this matter came to a close."

Anderson said Jake was subjected to a series of questions crafted by two chancellors of the church working behind the scenes, and said the bishops had made little direct contribution to the conversation.

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November 19 2017 By dvirtue Continuing Church Movement Reaches a Decisive Moment

At a press conference in Atlanta recently following the joint Anglican synods of four Continuing Anglican bodies, the Anglican Province of America Archbishop Walter Grundorf said he was interested in seeing the Continuers come back together and work in a unified Anglican effort. "We are excited about the possibilities of unity in the church," he said.

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