Saturday, 28 April 2007

Presiding Bishop protests Akinola visit

[...] "I have only just become aware of the possible visit by the Primate of Nigeria. Unfortunately, my office has not been directly informed of his pending visit, but we will now pursue extending to him a personal invitation to see him while he is in the United States. I regret that he has apparently accepted an invitation to provide episcopal ministry here without any notice or prior invitation. That is not the ancient practice followed in most of the church catholic, which since the fourth century has expected that bishops minister only within their own churches, except by explicit invitation from another bishop with jurisdiction." Read more

1 comment:

Revd John P Richardson said...

Can't resist responding to my own blog here - but it amazes me how the PB of TEC, which has consistently ignored the "ancient practice followed in most of the church catholic" over other issues, suddenly finds a conscience when it is her views and practices which are offended.

OK, got it off my chest.