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May 19 2019 By dvirtue GAFCON Marches Relentlessly Forward even as Welby's World Withers

It happened again this week. Twelve parishes formerly in the province of Aotearoa, (New Zealand) fed up with their province's drift into the formal acceptance of homoerotic marriage, declared their independence. They announced they were installing their own bishop and would head out on their own to reclaim New Zealand for Christ.

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May 11 2019 By dvirtue Archbishop Justin Welby Should Resign

His bleat, "I am the focus of unity" fell on deaf ears as one resolution after another failed to pass. The Africans refused to cave, neither would the progressives led by the Episcopal Bishop of Oklahoma, Edward J. Konieczny.

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May 07 2019 By dvirtue Welby Pushes Anglican Communion to the Edge, Hoping for Redemption

If the UK has a Brexit issue with Mrs. May, the Anglican Communion has a Lambexit issue in Justin Welby. Like Mrs. May who keeps kicking the can down the road (or long grass as the Brits would say) looking for answers, Welby keeps looking for ways to hold the Communion together. He has become a master tactician. He keeps telling us that the he is the "focus of unity" for the communion. However, that now appears to be in tatters.

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May 06 2019 By dvirtue GAFCON primates to hold conference for orthodox Anglican bishops in Rwanda in 2020

"On the one hand, we have no interest in attempting to rival Lambeth 2020. On the other hand, we do not want our bishops to be deprived of faithful fellowship while we wait for order in the Communion to be restored," said the primates in a press release.

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April 30 2019 By dvirtue ACO Secretary General Rebukes GAFCON, calls them Intentionally "ignorant" of Polity

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, publicly rebuked the Most Rev. Archbishop Foley Beach in an address at the Anglican Consultative Council's 17th meeting in Hong Kong, in which he said the crisis in the Anglican Communion "is being caused by autocratic Primates and bishops in the Global South who do not behave as Anglicans."

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April 29 2019 By dvirtue ACNA Archbishop calls Welby's Invitation to Lambeth 2020 as "observer" an Insult

However, an incensed Beach told VOL that the "news" source only furthered a partisan, divisive and false narrative by wrongly asserting that he had left the Anglican Communion when, in fact, he has not.

"I have never left the Anglican Communion, and have no intention of doing so."

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April 23 2019 By dvirtue WALES: Ordination to be denied candidates who do not accept Women's Ordination

It calls on the Bench of Bishops to resile (abandon a position or a course of action) from paragraph 5 of the Explanatory Note to their 2014 Code of Practice, and cease to ordain those who, refusing the sacramental ministry of women, expect to rely upon the conscience clauses of the Code.

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April 16 2019 By dvirtue CONNECTICUT: State Supreme Court Decision said Parish had the right to remove priest at St. Paul's, Darien

The civil complaint alleges that Kovoor made false representations as to his credentials which induced the parish to engage Kovoor to be its rector in October 2016 and, therefore, his contract as rector never came into existence and is void.

Accordingly, St. Paul's now continues as an independent, Connecticut, ecclesiastical society, as it was in 1967, when it voluntarily agreed to join the Diocese.

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April 15 2019 By dvirtue Lambeth Conference 2020: Over 500 bishops from 39 Anglican Communion Churches have registered

LAMBETH CONFERENCE: Setting out his vision for next year's Lambeth Conference, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, expressed his hope that it would be an opportunity to meet the world's need for the good news of Jesus Christ, saying that the world "needs to see it in our actions, envy it in our love together, and hear it in our confident proclamation of the good news of Jesus."

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April 12 2019 By dvirtue An Evangelical Anglican VP vs a Wannabee Presidential Homosexual Episcopal Candidate

But talk of religion and politics is as inseparable in the US as it is in Iran, albeit with different outcomes.

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