As part of those consequences, which the primates insist are not "sanctions", The Episcopal Church (TEC) was barred from decision making in matters of doctrine for three years.
But GAFCON, a conservative grouping within the Church, accused Anglican officials of half-truths, manipulation and compromise in a dispute over whether TEC delegates voted at a recent meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), a decision making body in the wider Anglican Communion.Read more
What our resolution agreed in Canterbury actually said was that while 'It is our unanimous desire to walk together', the actions of The Episcopal Church 'further impair our communion'. This is in line with the Jerusalem Statement and Declaration which identified rejection of apostolic teaching on sexuality and marriage as a manifestation of a 'false gospel' which required godly discipline.Read more
Working off a tip, cops found several files of child pornography on the holy man's computer devices, a Nassau County Police Department spokesman said.
Cops also recovered narcotics in his church residence including methamphetamines and Xanax.
Police charged King with five counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child and two counts of drug possession, officials said.
He was awaiting arraignment in First District Court in Hempstead Saturday.
President Trump, less than two weeks into his presidency, nominated Justice Neil M. Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit of the US Court of Appeals in Denver, Colorado. The media is reporting that the nominee is an Episcopalian and he attends St. John's Episcopal Church in neighboring Boulder.Read more
The Archbishop goes on to unpack the declaration on human sexuality which was published last week before a debate at the Church of England's General Synod later this month.Read more
The Episcopal Church, for anyone who's not been following religion trends in recent decades, has been careening to the theological and cultural left for years and its membership statistics show it. Thousands have left TEC and joined alternative Anglican churches.Read more
Bishop Peter Stuart told parishioners that Cathedral picture walls of former bishops and deans were distressing for some survivors of abuse "because it appears as though church is continuing to honour people" who failed to protect children or caused them harm.Read more
Ralph Rowe worked as a priest and boy scout leader and flew a plane with the Anglican Church logo into remote First Nations in northern Ontario where his "abuse was massive in its scope and horrendous in its impact," said a statement on Friday from Michael Thompson, general secretary of the Anglican Church of Canada.Read more
In our province we also have lawmakers who face a different, but related set of challenging moral issues. As public servants, they are called to carefully discern how best to respond to the global humanitarian need while also maintaining the appropriate role of government in protecting its citizens. There are no easy answers to how our nations should balance these priorities, and our leaders need your prayers.Read more
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