The announcement by the Global South Anglicans posted November 18 (EST), November 19 at place of origin, stated the following, “We elected a leadership team consisting of the Most Rev’d Peter J. Akinola, Primate of All Nigeria as President, the Rt. Rev’d John Chew, Bishop of Singapore as General Secretary, assisted by the Venerable Oluranti Odubogun and Canon Martyn Minns, and the Rt. Rev’d Mouneer Anis as Treasurer.” The only Episcopal Church presence on the leadership team, Canon Martyn Minns, stands out as rector of a large parish in
(i) A news item on the
“The Primate’s particular interest in acknowledging the presence of Canon Martyn Minns,
Canon Minns was described as a major catalyst in the formation of churches styled under the regulations and canons of the
Canon Minns has been in the mix from the beginning and his presence in
(2) I stated in a previous posting, early EST November 18, that “something more is afoot here, I believe. This new title, ‘Global South Anglican,’ with accompanying ‘administrator,’ publishing communiqués, letters to the Archbishop of Canterbury, and other materials, may be the beginnings of a secretariat for an organizing of Anglicans centered somewhere in the ‘South,’ (Egypt?) and connected with the Networks in the US and Canada, the Nigerian effort in the US (CANA) and emerging “Common Cause” partners.” I did not realize how quickly my words would be confirmed.
It leads me to wonder if Canon Minns is in fact the voice of the Global Anglican South Administration (or Administrator).
The idea of an alternative to the Anglican Communion as currently constituted being formed out of the