He attacks ++Venables for being divisive, and in so doing breathtakingly overlooks that the ACC “bishop” of New Westminster has been a focus of division and has driven out the churches ++Venables is taking in and will visit.
Again, this is very similar to the letter from the
Ah, but --Hiltz says there’s no spiritual abuse in the Anglican Church of Canada. Nope, none at all. (Warning: I advise not drinking your coffee in front of your computer while reading the following.)
The Bishops believe that we have made adequate and appropriate provision for the pastoral care and Episcopal support of all members of the Anglican Church of Canada, including those who find themselves in conscientious disagreement with the view of their Bishop and Synod over matters of human sexuality.
Yes, I did have a good laugh this morning when I read that one.
Anyway, no formal reply from ++Gregory is out yet. But he has pointed out the obvious, that these Canadian churches aren’t part of the Anglican Church of Canada anymore. And that therefore he won’t call off the trip.
Nor should he.