Joint Standing Committee departs

The members of the Joint Standing Commitee of the Primates Meeting and the Anglican Consultative (a group desperately in need of a shorter nickname) have decamped for the airport. It would have been nice if the House of Bishops had managed to get them something to respond to while they were still in town. I have a vague sense from just a couple of conversations that the tension at the moment is not so much between liberals and conservatives as it is between those who think the bishops need to say something definitive about the election of gay bishops and the blessing of same sex relationships and those who don't.

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Comments (5)

Upright Primates' Group

Jim,

According to the Living Church, the JSC did get something to respond to, written, or at least presented, by our PB:

http://www.livingchurch.org/publishertlc/viewarticle.asp?ID=3832

This is confirmed by Bp. Epting:

http://ecubishop.wordpress.com/2007/09/25/house-of-bishops-day-five-monday/

Terry Martin

They got a summary of where the conversation stood, but not an offical response. But my sense is that they already had a pretty good grasp on where the conversation stood.

JoStaCom

Jay Vos

Standees

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