Friday, 25 May 2007

Anglican Leader To Be Pressed On Gay Bishop

Ed: This surely has to be the most inadvertently funny headline of the year so far quoted on this blog!

(San Francisco, California) The worldwide leader of the Anglican Church will meet with American bishops in September and several say they intend to press Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams on his decision not to invite Gene Robinson, the denomination's first openly gay bishop, to an international summit of the world's Anglican bishops scheduled for next year in London.

Williams informed Robinson, the bishop of New Hampshire he was not welcome at the summit, called the Lambeth Conference, earlier this month. (story) Also not invited was Martyn Minns of the breakaway Convocation of Anglicans in North America which opposes gays in the clergy. Read more

No comments: