no worries

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Sep 05, 2007

The Boston Globe's Michael Paulson picks up on the African factor in the Anglican crisis. Progressive Episcopalians assure us there's nothing to get excited about:

"Only the most ardent homophobes are getting ready to bolt ... and the separatist agenda is losing ground everywhere," said Jim Naughton, a spokesman for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C. and the editor of a blog called Episcopal Cafe. "The idea that the average African is looking to cause a split over homosexuality is ridiculous. This is about a small coterie of leaders that over the years have received a great deal of money from American conservatives who are eager to push this agenda."

Odd. If the "separatist agenda is losing ground everywhere," why is the Archbishop of Canterbury in a state of near paralysis over the invitation list to be drawn up for the Lambeth Conference?

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  • Posted by: filioque - Jan. 13, 2010 11:36 PM ET USA

    Archbishop Weakland is a Benedictine monk. Why hasn't he returned to a life of prayer and penance in a monastery?

  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jan. 13, 2010 8:14 PM ET USA

    Why wasn't this man put to the same lifelong penance that Fr. Maciel went into? Wasn't the disgrace and effrontery of the same magnitude?