5/28/2009

Anglican Covenant Part 4 working group announced

Just in from the Anglican Communion News Service:

The "Anglican Covenant Working Group" has been named by the Archbishop of Canterbury. They will work on doing something with Part Four of the Ridley - Cambridge Draft, parts 1-3 being "passed" by the ACC meeting in May. The members are:

The Most Revd Dr John Neill, Archbishop of Dublin (Chair);
The Most Revd Dr John Chew, Primate of South East Asia;
Dr Eileen Scully, Anglican Church of Canada;
The Rt Revd Dr Gregory Cameron, Bishop of St Asaph in the Church in
Wales and former Deputy Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

The Churches of the Communion are also asked to comment on Part 4 and to get comments in by November 13.

Read the whole of the ACNS notice HERE.

3 comments:

  1. Not living on either coast, I realize superior minds will make the official comments to the group. Yet to this Midwesterner's way of thinking (don't tell the elites we do that here) our response should be simple.

    There is no acceptable revision of section 4. This is so because any version of section 4 ends the Anglican Communion and institutes the Anglican Church. That is precisely the problem the various versions of the covenant have danced around.

    Sooner or later we need to finally say out loud that as loyal and committed members of the communion we cannot and wont participate in its destruction and replacement.

    FWIW
    jimB

    Wow the security word is: preerch

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  2. Well, I always thought that we had no need of a Covenant for the Anglican Communion, but I think if the powers continue to waste time and money on a Covenant, then the group chosen to revise the draft should have been made up of folks who had no vested interest in it.

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  3. Padre Mark, I am hoping and praying that the slow down on your blog is just a sign that you are busy with more important things.

    May it not be because of the agitation from the bishops at the ACI. Yours is a needed voice in all things Anglican. I support you in exposing these folks and their underhanded dealings.

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