Friday, July 17, 2009

Anglican sees 'unilateral departure' from tenets of faith

Dr. Kendall Harmon, Canon Theologian for The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, calls the vote a "unilateral departure from the Christian faith and practice."

"It's a continued intransigent insistence on their own way in the face of repeated requests by all the Anglican instruments of communion, most recently the Archbishop of Canterbury [Rowan Williams], who in the midst of the debate said after the House of Deputies voted and before the bishops voted, that he thought it was an unfortunate vote because it was going to further hurt the unity of the Communion," he notes. "And nevertheless, the bishops went ahead and clearly overturned any kind of meaningful moratorium."

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