The Anglican Centrist (Father Jones) has an essay posted where he thinks through the ramifications of some of the documents that have recently come to light as part of the discovery process in an ongoing lawsuit between the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh and some of its parishes.
“Just when I thought honest folks were doing honest things in an effort to honestly resolve the crisis in the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion — I woke up.”
Father Jones goes on to discuss whether or not we in the Episcopal Church are being given a realistic chance of being able to respond to the requests of the Primate’s meeting. Father Jones still believes that the process outlined in the Windsor Report is still the way forward for the Communion.
I suppose the place where I differ from what he has written is that it would seem he’s willing to see the far wings (both left and right) of the Episcopal Church leave and even thinks it might be necessary. I’m not there for my part. I’ve said elsewhere that it’s impossible to be truly catholic if one merely is concerned with keeping the greatest numbers of people in the fold. Or more poetically, it’s impossible for the Church to fly to the Father if we cut off her wings.
Read the rest here: Anglican Centrist 13 — Who Can Be Trusted?