Friday, August 18, 2006

Canterbury Calls for Meeting of Bishops

From the Anglican Communion News Service

Following consultation with the Presiding Bishop the Archbishop of Canterbury has asked Bishop Peter Lee of Virginia and Bishop John Lipscomb of Southwest Florida to convene a small group of bishops from the Episcopal Church (USA) to meet together to discuss some of the difficult issues facing the Church and to explore possible resolutions. Along with Bishop Griswold, those invited include Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, Bishop Bob Duncan, and Bishop Jack Iker . The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion will also attend. The first meeting will be taking place in New York in the first half of September.
Since this meeting was initiated by Dr. Williams, it will be difficult for anyone to refuse such an invitation. Hopefully, no one will be required to sign any "statements of faith" to attend this one.


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