In an open letter to ACANZP leaders, Bosco Peters calls out the double-standards and hypocrisy concerning LGBT persons, calling out the different ways the debates around remarriage after divorce and the blessing of committed same-sex couples have played out there.
“A Communion of churches, at the very least surely, are churches that can celebrate communion together, churches where they accept the validity of each others ordinations, churches where someone ordained in one church can preside in the other.
What is called “The Anglican Communion” is not such a communion.” -Bosco Peters
Or are the Primates here taking it upon themselves to speak for the whole Anglican Communion – that by “us” here they mean “Anglicanism”? If so, when and where, exactly, do they think they have received this mandate? Is a convenient crypto-papal ecclesiology at work here?
New Zealand based blogger on all things liturgical, Bosco Peters has returned from sabbatical, energized to take up his cause of strengthening spirituality through better worship.