Day: April 24, 2012

NC bishops oppose “Amendment One”

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.

FOCA wants to reduce Canterbury’s role

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.

Will Sentamu succeed Williams?

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.