Sunday, January 06, 2008

Jefferts Schori plays the England card
Posted by tmatt
January 6, 2008

That sound you heard the other day in England was nervous coughing. It seems that the leader of the U.S. Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, is determined not to let gays, lesbians and bisexuals in England sit on the sidelines while traditionalists in the rest of the world take shots at her troubled flock.

But her move raises real questions for reporters. More on that in a minute. Here is the top of
a BBC report by Christopher Landau that shows you what is going on:

The head of the Anglicans in the United States has accused other churches, including the Church of England, of double standards over sexuality. The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Katherine Jefferts Schori, told the BBC her church is paying the price for its honesty over sexuality. . . .
the rest


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