The Moderator of the Anglican Communion Network, in his letter to the Diocese of Pittsburgh, referenced statistics that in turn brought questions from Thinking Anglicans and my own blog entry two days ago. Now Progressive Episcopalians of Pittsburgh has published a more detailed study on the matter of the strength of the Network and Windsor Bishops constituencies. Read it HERE
The numbers end up being important because the raw estimate of 25% is given for Windsor Report support - in turn referencing 25 % of the Bishops. In turn the Moderator uses those numbers in pulling together the statistics he proposes.
The statistics that started this all off carries the url as follows: http://www.acn-us.org/tmp/tanzania/stats.pdf You will notice the reference "tanzania" in the middle of this address. It would appear that these were statistics offered to the Primates in Tanzania. In turn they seemed to have been used by the Archbishop of Canterbury without much further examination.
The report, written by Lionel Deimel, Joan Gundersen, and Christopher Wilkins is an important and careful corrective to the statistics offered by the Moderator.