Three Episcopal bishops in North Carolina have released a joint letter in opposition to a state constitutional amendment that would define marriage as existing only “between one man and one woman” and would effectively outlaw other forms of domestic partnership within the state.
Day: April 24, 2012
The Anglican provinces that aligned themselves as part of the GAFCON movement, now described as FOCA (Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans), are meeting in England at the moment. As part of their work, they are suggesting that the Anglican Communion be reorganized in a way that the leadership selection is done by election not by tradition.
With the final stages of this year’s presidential election starting in earnest, Clay Farris Naff sees a profound reason to be concerned in the way that religion is emerging as a wedge issue. He’s written an essay in the Huffington Post that discusses the spreading rhetoric of what we calls a “reactionary rhetoric of Old […]
There’s a great deal of chatter in the past few days about the possibility of the John Sentamu, the present Archbishop of York, succeeding Rowan Williams as the Archbishop of Canterbury. There are opinion pieces in the English press claiming that if he doesn’t, it’s because of racism. And there are articles talking about leaked concerns regarding his management style.
Genocide happens when the world averts its eyes and turns away.
What is your experience of bishop elections? If you are from Pittsburgh, is this how it was for you? What would you suggest for the process of election? Do you think bishop elections can work or not? Why?