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October 07 2004 By virtueonline Fifteen Defining Characteristics of Episcopal Fascism

2. Disdain for the recognition of the rights of orthodox Episcopalians and the use of the 1928 Prayer Book because of fear that people might discover it has more truth than the 1979 Prayer Book. Furthermore Episcopalians are persuaded that the rights of the orthodox can be ignored and abused for the "higher" call of change. Revisionists look the other way or even approve of organizations like Via Media and Integrity who abuse orthodox bishops, using threats of presentment.

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October 06 2004 By virtueonline NIGERIA: Primate Rips "New Religion" Of The Episcopal Church

Referring to criticism from US Episcopal Church leaders, Akinola said it doesn't matter what anyone says to us, the truth will prevail. "We are called to love and serve Him. Fire exists for burning. The church exists by mission, a church that fails to do mission is a dead church. We must take the Word of God and proclaim it. The mission of the church is to lead people to salvation. We must be concerned with things eternal not things in time. The word of God is what makes churches grow."

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October 05 2004 By virtueonline BRAZIL: "Primate Is Suffocating Us," Says Orthodox Rector

On September 16, the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil (IEAB), met in an extraordinary session in Porto Alegre, under the presidency of the Primate to discuss the future of the majority evangelical diocese of Recife. This came as unexpected news to Recife evangelical bishop, Robinson Cavalcanti who had just completed a 36-hour return journey from a conference in Malaysia and received the news with less than a day's notice.

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October 02 2004 By virtueonline WASHINGTON: Chane Faces Heat From Akinola. Accedes To Boundary Crossing

But the Nigeria Primate will also be opening a new Nigerian Anglican parish that will not be part of the Diocese of Washington or the Episcopal Church, said the Rev. Al Zadiq, the priest at All Saints'.

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October 02 2004 By virtueonline RECONCILIATION: THE FINAL FANTASY

The mostly revisionist bishops first aligned themselves historically with the past. "Our time together has reminded us of the words spoken at our ordination that our 'heritage is the faith of patriarchs, prophets, apostles, and martyrs, and those of every generation who have looked to God in hope,' and our 'joy is to follow him who came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many'."

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September 30 2004 By virtueonline ORTHODOX EPISCOPAL CIRCLE IS COMPLETE FOR REALIGNMENT

“The Anglican Relief and Development fund is an exciting new partnership between the Network of Anglican Communion Dioceses and Parishes with the Anglican Churches in the Global South, and with Geneva Global. It will help our Anglican brothers and sisters to help themselves.”

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September 29 2004 By virtueonline PENNSYLVANIA: Anglo-Catholic Parish Sees Victory In Court Appeal Against Bishop

The Supreme Court did not have to take the appeal but chose to in this case.

In accepting the appeal the Supreme Court focused the issue on property matters. St. James will contend that The Commonwealth Court decision which had been in favor of the diocese was directly contrary to an earlier Supreme Court precedent.

In framing the question the court asked whether St. James the Less must turn over its property to the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.

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September 27 2004 By virtueonline ECUSA: Phony Frank's Reconciliation Redux

It's a bit like ordering a 10-course dinner with fine wines and champagne all around, the captain signaling that all is well with a wave and a salute, as the good ship ECUSA tilts to port, while the band plays on.

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September 25 2004 By virtueonline NEW HAMPSHIRE: Parents Shocked at St. Paul's Hazing

"We were shocked at what our daughter encountered at St. Paul's. You name it-- the kids were trying it, and there was little or no supervision of the coed dorms. The Episcopal chaplain was a lesbian who was very interested in "sharing the pain" of the students. When we finally became enlightened about what was going on, we answered a distress call from our daughter and got her out of there."

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September 25 2004 By virtueonline MISSISSIPPI: Seven orthodox clergy protest NC bishop visit to diocese

The Urban's have since affiliated with the Province of Kenya coming under the spiritual and ecclesiastical authority of Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi.

In a pastoral letter to his diocese, Bishop Curry stated; "From my perspective as bishop, the blessing of the committed life long unions of persons of the same gender is one way our community can live the Gospel through faithful and loving pastoral care and spiritual support for each other."

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