Thursday, June 26, 2008

Schism on hold!

While I have not posted much about GAFCON here, this article from Time is pretty good. I guess all the talk about schism will be on the back burner for now. And considering that many of the hard line conservatives will be boycotting Lambeth it should be pretty peaceful.

Threat of Anglican Schism Fizzles

Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria of the Anglican Communion speaks during the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) opening session in Jerusalem June 22, 2008.
Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria of the Anglican Communion speaks during the Global Anglican Future Conference opening session in Jerusalem June 22, 2008.
Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

The would-be Anglican rebels gathered with storm clouds brewing around them. But now, even though the conservative Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFcon) has not concluded its meeting in Jerusalem, the secession it threatened to bring to the 78 million-member Anglican Communion looks like a confused bust.


Read the entire article here.

2 comments:

Leo said...

Shame, I was getting out the farewell banners!

Robert said...

Just save them for a rainy day Leo!