Friday, 23 March 2007

Telegraph: Communion 'no more'

The Archbishop of Canterbury's plan to save the Anglican Communion lies in near ruins.

The American bishops have rejected Dr Rowan Williams's scheme - endorsed by Anglican primates in Tanzania last month - to create a traditionalist enclave for conservatives opposed to liberal bishops. They are also unlikely to promise not to enthrone any more homosexual bishops or bless same-sex unions.

And they have set out their opinions in stinging language: not only is the Archbishop accused of promoting a "spiritually unsound" project, but it is also implied that he is behaving like a British colonialist. Read more

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