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June 14 2016 By dvirtue Anglican Communion ups Realignment over Homosexual Marriage as GAFCON Leaders Move in for the Kill

The numbers were decidedly overwhelming. The synod vote received support from five of seven bishops, 69% of the clergy and 80% of the laity - indicating that it has a good chance of succeeding when it returns next year.

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June 12 2016 By dvirtue Mississippi Bishop Okays Homosexual Marriage

Seage did say that any priest was free to decline to marry a same-sex couple and would not face disciplinary hearings. "My only request is that you refer, to me, any same sex couple seeking marriage, so arrangements can be made to offer these services of the church."

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June 07 2016 By dvirtue Gospel Truth is at the heart of Anglicanism not Ecumenism

"The Anglican Communion is engaged in dialogue with several other Christian groups, including Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Old Catholic, Oriental Orthodox, Orthodox, Reformed and Roman Catholic bodies."

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June 05 2016 By dvirtue GAFCON Chairman blasts Church of England over appointment of TEC Bishop as Assisting Bishop of Liverpool

"The false teaching of the American Episcopal Church has been normalized in England and this divisive act has meant that the Church of Nigeria's Akure Diocese has had no alternative but to end its partnership link with Liverpool Diocese," he wrote.

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June 03 2016 By dvirtue NEW HAVEN, CT: Diocese of Connecticut Bishop Faces Multiple Parish Closures

Ed Stannard, writing for the New Haven Register reports that eight Episcopal parishes in New Haven have been engaged in talks at the diocesan offices in Meriden, about their future. "We have until Dec. 4 to resolve several issues that we have to address," said Lou Campbell, senior warden of St. Andrew's. These include "a deficit that accumulated over many, many years ... and also we don't have a priest so we have to start moving toward getting a priest."

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May 31 2016 By dvirtue Episcopal Church Attempts to Jump Start itself with Evangelism Conference

TREC's desire for hope and change was supposed to find root in the words of Jesus, who cried with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!" The dead man came out, his hands and feet bound with bandages, and his face wrapped with a cloth.

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May 27 2016 By dvirtue Nigerian Diocese Splits from Diocese of Liverpool over Appointment of TEC Bishop

Susie Leafe, Director of Reform said, "The Bishop of Liverpool has chosen to bring the conflicts that have torn the fabric of the Anglican Communion in to the heart of this diocese.

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May 24 2016 By dvirtue What if my son was gay? What would I do as a father?

Here is what he said if one of his own children were to be gay and fell in love with another person of the same sex, and asked his blessing, how would he react? 'Would I pray for them together? You bet I would, absolutely. Would I pray with them together? If they wanted me to. If they had a civil service of marriage, would I attend? Of course I would.'

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May 22 2016 By dvirtue KENYA: New Archbishop will be GAFCON Primate

The incoming primate was elected by an Electoral College of 191 delegates from the 38 episcopal Dioceses from across the country. The Archbishop-elect was nominated from among five other equally able and competent candidates. They include: Julius Wanyoike, Joel Waweru, Moses Masamba, James Ochiel and Lawrence Dena.

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May 14 2016 By dvirtue CHENNAI, INDIA: Angry Anglican Laymen Appeal to Archbishop Welby to Remove Indian Moderator

"Bishop Dyvasirvadam is least qualified to be part of such group as he has polarized communities within the CSI, imposed arbitrary byelaws and amendments that are uncharacteristic of a united church, suppressed dissenting voices and shown acute intolerance towards criticism and over the expression of alternative views. He has not proved himself in his own church for over a decade as one who is tolerant of differences and walking together with his own people."

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