Why The Anglican Communion Is Already Divorced

RNS has the article.

Archbishop Justin Welby with Archbishop Eliud Wabukala during Welby's recent visit to Nairobi. RNS photo by Fredrick Nzwili

Is the Anglican Communion about to split over different views of sexual ethics?

You might think so after reading headlines about the archbishop of Canterbury’s proposal to “loosen” the structures of the Communion — a way of retaining his relationship to the liberal wing of the Western churches as well as the traditional Anglicans of the Global South.

But to interpret the archbishop’s recent announcement as a split over sexuality is to miss the bigger picture. First, the impending dissolution of Anglicanism as it currently exists institutionally is over much more than sex. Second, the divorce has already taken place, just not formally…

Read on here.


One thought on “Why The Anglican Communion Is Already Divorced

  1. 1. It is good to hear that you are all right and that you continue with your ministry. As to Church politics, who knows what will God bring (also in South Africa) in ten years from now. All we need to do is to remain faithful and open to the voice of the Spirit.
    2. An idea somewhat similar to that presented by RNS has been expressed here, though in stronger terms (the author has been gathering a new Ordinariate group, Saint George Catholic Church, in Springfield):

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