Readers will recall the tremendous success of the 2005 Anglican
Journal Appeal, when donations totaled $638,000--an increase of 38 per cent from 2004.
Depending on parish practices, some on the rolls may be C&E (Christmas and Easter) Anglicans
who appear twice a year.
Consultative Council (the worldwide Anglican
Communion's executive committee) held workshops On global education and leadership of women and linking faith and finances.
Church in America is part of the Traditional Anglican
Communion, a group of churches that separated from the worldwide Anglican
Communion in 1991.
Stephen Bates, religion reporter for The Guardian newspaper, views the reaction to Robinson's ordination as the byproduct of an evangelical uprising in the Anglican
Should the Anglican
Church of Canada's relationship with the rest of the Communion weigh heavily on the minds of delegates?
In England, the London Times repeated the phrase in capital letters the next day with the lead sentence, "The Episcopal Church in America descended into chaos last night after leading bishops on both the liberal and conservative wings disassociated themselves from a last-gasp effort to avert a schism with the worldwide Anglican
Scanning my bookshelf, I note an Anglican
author who celebrates an Anglican
Donne; a Catholic who discovers a crypto-Catholic Donne; a Catholicturned-Anglican who admits to a guilty, apostate Donne; a Lutheran who enforces Donne's Lutheranism; a Calvinist whose Donne capitulates to the Genevan's lex terribilis; a skeptic for whom Donne doubts; an atheist for whom Donne feigns piety; a feminist whose Donne worships Sophia; and so on.
(South Africa is a prominent exception, and the Anglican
churches there have for the most part supported Robinson's consecration.) Hence many Africans have a more literal interpretation of the Bible, which they sky condemns homosexuality.
The department has received a $15,000 grant from the Anglican
Foundation to develop an electronic data-gathering system and the diocese of Montreal's former executive officer, Mark Gibson, is a consultant on the project.
churches to voluntarily withdraw from a February 2005 Consultative Council until 2008 (the next meeting of the international Lambeth Conference of Anglican
bishops in England).
That less-than-attractive side of Anglicanism showed its face a few years ago when an Anglican
bishop in Zimbabwe seconded President Robert Mugabe's support for antigay violence.