4/18/2010

Canterbury's Video Message to The Global South Encounter 4

The 4th Global South Encounter is meeting in Singapore beginning Monday morning the 19th. There will be some important matters that will come from that meeting, notably concerning the Anglican Covenant and the call by some Primates for a special meeting of Primates sans TEC or the Anglican Church of Canada.

A short notice was posted on the Global South website concerning delays in arrivals because of the volcanic ash problem in Europe and publicising a message from the Archbishop of Canterbury. Here it is:

"A few have been stranded or delayed due to last week's global "ash-ed Wednesday". One key Primate who has been delayed is Abp Henry Orombi, along with some other UK participants. We are saddened by their absence and will continue to pray for the travel chaos to be resolved. What has not been ashed out is a short video message from the Archbishop of Canterbury, which had arrived through the Net. This will be screened on Tuesday morning."

That will indeed be an item of interest. We can hope it will be posted for viewing.

10 comments:

  1. Excuse me???

    You write: A short notice was posted on the Global South website concerning delays in arrivals because of the volcanic ash problem in Europe ....

    This is a meeting of the Global South primates, to be held in Singapore. If the Icelandic volcano's ash has dipped below the equator, this is news of earth-shattering proportions, which all the world's news media have contrived to conceal.

    Either that ... or the Global South Primates are prevaricating again.

    Hmmm ... I wonder which it is.

    P.S. wv = "spauti"
    How appropriate. They haven't even begun their meeting, yet spauti is already spouting forth.

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  2. Well, to give Orombi et al. the benefit of the doubt, I suppose that perhaps flights from Kampala to Singapore might be routed through Rome. But I would think that it would also be possible to fly to Singapore via Johannesburg.

    So we shall see.

    The video message from +Rowan may be a "Spinal Test."

    WV: I think "bounk" is closely related to "spauti."

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  3. You probably have found this, but just in case you have not
    http://www.globalsouthanglican.org/index.php/blog/comments/the_archbishop_of_canterbury_s_video_address_to_the_fourth_global_south_to_

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  4. Good text from the ABC.....http://www.anglican-mainstream.net/2010/04/20/the-archbishop-of-canterbury-%e2%80%99s-address-to-the-fourth-global-south-to-south-encounter-20-april-2010/#more-27518

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  5. I've read it.

    As usual, Rowan whored himself out to the GS, looking for quantity of nominal "christians" rather than quality of actual followers of Christ!

    No more support for the AC. Let the Global South pay their prostitute in Canterbury.

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  6. Seems to me I have heard that Canada, Scotland, New Zealand, and a substantial fraction of England are all with the Americans on this....OCICBW....

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  7. The enemies just keep growing, don't they Mark. Anyone who disagrees with you is an enemy - Rowan is now a whore. Wow. JEsus says Love your enemy. No condition on that. No "well, they have been nasty to ME so why should I love them." No, just Love your enemy. On the trajectory you are on Mark, you will eventually hate everyone. And I say this as a Progressive Priest in the Episcopal Church.

    Father John

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  8. Father John:

    It’s important to stay on task and on point. One can not attribute the comments of others to the blog host, in this case, Father Mark.

    Everyone else:

    I, for one, am more curious what ++Rowan will say to his own Synod meeting in July.

    More and more, the worst of the vitriol seems to come from those who endorse methods and practices which are foreign to Anglican habits.

    My home parish doesn’t use incense. So, from time to time, I visit one that does. Some parish members were slow to welcome women priests. They eventually appreciated their ministry. Let's give these differences as chance to be merely different,rather than apostate.

    Can’t we simply concede that none of us has the Truth, merely the barest glimpse?

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  9. "This is a meeting of the Global South primates, to be held in Singapore. If the Icelandic volcano's ash has dipped below the equator, this is news of earth-shattering proportions, which all the world's news media have contrived to conceal.

    "Either that ... or the Global South Primates are prevaricating again."

    There are some other possibilities. Perhaps some of the Primates were in Europe when the airports were closed due to the eruption. Or perhaps some of them had booked flights on British Air, which at least in the case of Kampala would mean a connecting flight from Heathrow. And even if they were able to switch to another airlines and avoid Europe, it might still have meant a later arrival than had been originally planned. And it's certainly conceivable that the grounding of aircraft at some of the world's busiest airports could have a ripple effect on air travel throughout the world.

    Of course, none of these explanations may apply, and they could be prevaricating. But this either/or binary approach reflects a mindset that one generally associates with a certain other blog.

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  10. John,


    I'm sure you enjoy the heck out of your self-righteousness, but you can go throw it at someone else.

    You know nothing about me, how I feel or what I struggle with, yet feel free to lecture me in public. Don't worry. I'm rapidly I'll leave you your Christianity, which is abusive on both sides.

    This religion is abusive and sick on both sides - reasserters want to beat you into submission to be in their image, but so do revisionists. The only passion is for the truth of what looks good and takes the least risk. I'm tired of sacrificing my spiritual good to a stagnant institution, that brings war and brews hate, then beats you down for not being peaceful and loving, that sends you into a world with nothing more than platitudes and sentiment, then condemns emotion.

    I simply renounce it. Congratulations. You've all beat me. I withdraw.


    Thanks for your . . . pastoral . . . counsel. An image of a shepherd eating leg of lamb.

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