The head bishop of the U.S. movement of defectors from the Episcopal Church, the so-called Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA), Fairfax’s Rev. Martyn Minns, has been excluded by the Archbishop of Canterbury from a list of invitees to attend next year’s once-a-decade Lambeth Conference of Anglican Bishops in […]
The Washington Post announced yesterday that it has retained Michael Gerson, a former G. W. Bush speech writer, as a regular columnist.
May 3 – 9, 2007
According to international election monitors, the April 21 vote in favor of Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua was rigged, threatening the very freedom and stability of this oil-rich, but corrupt nation. Braving threats of a brutal governmental crackdown, thousands of courageous Nigerians took to the streets on May Day to protest […]
Clergy representing the 11 churches in Virginia that voted in December to depart the Episcopalian Church gathered for an extraordinary convocation at the historic chapel of the Falls Church Episcopal in downtown Falls Church last Saturday.
F.C. Mayor Robin Gardner Supports Non-Defectors The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia filed papers in court yesterday seeking a restraining order against “further use and occupancy” of the properties it says are falsely claimed by 11 congregations that voted in December to defect from the Episcopal denomination.
Says Defectors ‘Abandoned’ the Faith, Members In yet another strongly-worded statement, the Episcopal Church’s Bishop of Virginia issued a letter this week that he has “inhibited,” or “placed under ecclesiastical censure,” 21 clergy that voted with others among 11 churches in the state to defect from the denomination last month. […]
January 18 – 24, 2007
The following was quipped on line by one pundit concerning the defection of the eight Virginia churches from the Episcopal Church to align with the anti-gay Archbishop Akinola of Nigeria last month:
Bishop Defers to Those Staying In Denomination The Falls Church Episcopal Church and its 2,800 members, who worship at facilities that include a 1700s-era chapel in the heart of the City of Falls Church, made front page headlines globally this week by voting overwhelmingly to formally defect from the national […]