The ping pong between principals over the interpretation of the Walking Together resolution passed at the recent Anglican Consultative Committee in Lusaka continues.
“Given that my report, referred to in the resolution, incorporated the Communiqué and was very explicit on consequences; the resolution clearly supports and accepts all the Primates’ Meeting conclusions. No member of the Episcopal Church stood for office in the ACC or Standing Committee. The consequences of the Primates meeting have been fully implemented.” – Archbishop of Canterbury at the conclusion of ACC-16
The Primates Meeting in January 2016 called for sanctions against TEC. Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon said that the primates’ decision has this result: “the three-year absence of a gifted priest, ecumenist, and Bible scholar who serves on our dialogue with the World Communion of Reformed Churches” That is, although the primates’ resolution “applies to the TEC as a whole,” it “practically involves” just one person.
I am the person to whom the Secretary General referred.
UPDATED: video removed from School of Theology web site.
… we know that the Anglican Church of Canada, Scotland, Whales (sic), Brazil and New Zealand are on the way to toeing the footsteps of TEC. We are yet to be convinced that the restrictions imposed on TEC will be implemented. – Okoh
Archbishop Idowu-Fearon acts like the Anglican Covenant is in force. It is not.
Responses to the Primates’ communiqué by bishops of The Episcopal Church.
“I find it utterly extraordinary,” the director of the Centre for Law and Religion at Cardiff University, Professor Norman Doe, said on Tuesday. “No instrument exists conferring upon the Primates’ meeting the jurisdiction to ‘require’ these things. . . Whatever they require is unenforceable.”
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Church Times reports Archbishop Foley of ACNA says he voted during #Primates2016 (except on No. 7 of the communique concerning TEC); the director of communications of C of E says it was made clear Foley should not vote; #Primates2016 affirms; CT says ACNA says CT reporting is accurate. Confused yet?
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