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October 25 2004 By virtueonline IS IT ALL OVER FOR THE ANGLICAN COMMUNION?

For the world's orthodox Anglican believers though it is nothing short of The Great Betrayal. The hope that at last justice would be done, that relief would be on its way for beleaguered orthodox parishes and dioceses did not come true. It was betrayal of the worst kind, done by all the charm of an Indian snake charmer, in this case by an Irishman known for his ability to charm everyone into stupefaction. He succeeded.

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Many of the Episcopal Church's orthodox leaders in London who attended the Windsor Report unveiling were disillusioned at the weakness of the reports findings and wording, with one leader saying it was a "weasel effort not to offend Griswold and to keep him at the table." You can expect harsh words in the future, he told Virtuosity.

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Archbishop Robin Eames, who led the 17-person Commission gave the performance of a lifetime, his last, in front of media hungry for what they thought would see - Griswold roasted over an open fire. They were disappointed.

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October 17 2004 By virtueonline LAMBETH: Is the Windsor Report All Tied Up in Knots?

4. A full apology by Frank Griswold and all the bishops who consecrated V. Gene Robinson.

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October 17 2004 By virtueonline ECUSA: National Chancellor's Conference Reveals Potential Strong-Arm Agenda

* Risk Management including embezzlement

* Sexual misconduct, including prevention, education, response to allegations and litigation.

* Breakaway parishes and the presenting real estate issues.

* Privacy issues.

* Anglican Communion issues.

* Updates by the Presiding Bishop's Chancellor, David Beers, and the General Counsel of the Church Pension Group, Barton Jones.

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October 16 2004 By virtueonline African Anglican Bishops Worried by Western Domination

"More of what is known about Africa and Africans come from the western world. There are a number of things that have been misrepresented to the world.

"If we speak for ourselves, we will be able to put the issues straight before the world. This is a way of doing just that" Adebiyi stated insisting that the conference is not a separatist affair.

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October 16 2004 By virtueonline **Virtuosity Exclusive** LONDON: WINDSOR REPORT REVEALED.

If deemed to have done so, they will in effect be suspended from membership of the Anglican Communion until they come back into line.

In some cases this will mean little more than the withdrawal of invitations to meetings such as the 10-yearly Lambeth Conference and the annual meetings of the primates. But in extreme cases, rebel churches could be denied the right to claim they are "in communion" with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams.

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October 15 2004 By virtueonline DIOCESE OF TEXAS: Clergy Conference Yields Bitter Fruit

Six orthodox priests who attended the clergy conference spoke to Virtuosity on the grounds of anonymity, fearing for their jobs if they went public.

"The clergy conference was a disaster," said one of the priests. "This diocese is headed down the tubes."

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October 14 2004 By virtueonline Homoerotic Bishop Fictionalizes the Consequences of His Lifestyle

He then went on to say that it was canonically impossible to undo his consecration and that the debate over his sexuality is a mere difference of opinion.

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October 12 2004 By virtueonline PITTSBURG: New Trinity Dean Installed in Cathedral

"We are launching out into a fluid ecclesiastical landscape where there is huge transition, but we should never allow geographical or canonical considerations to trump biblical givens," said the former dean of Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama.

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