Tensions in Global Anglicanism Surface during Meeting of Primates

While its viewership won’t come close to that other famous British drama Downton Abbey, we are about to begin a new season of the real life soap opera we’ve come to think of As the Anglican World Turns.

CHR Comment: Susan Russell’s opinion piece anticipated the tensions that are currently affecting the meeting of Anglican Primates in Canterbury this week. According to a Christian Today article (link below), a sizeable number of bishops are not attending worship sessions and are unhappy with the planned discussion. Key Issues involve homosexual rights advocated by Europeans and Americans in contrast with the conservative views of bishops in former colonial nations, who also sense that the “mother” church is manipulating them.

Source: ‘As the Anglican World Turns’ | Rev. Susan Russell

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/tensions.surface.at.canterbury.primates.meeting/76479.htm

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