Secretary General says ACC-Lusaka standing committee misreads Walking Together resolution

Posted by

The ping pong between principals over the interpretation of the Walking Together resolution passed at the recent Anglican Consultative Committee in Lusaka continues.

Welby at closing of ACC-16: “Consequences of Primates meeting have been fully implemented”

Posted by

“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

Letter to the Editor: putting a human face on the Primates’ “sanctions”

Posted by

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: ACNA misrepresents its level of participation in #Primates2016

Posted by

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?