Sunday, August 10, 2008

Synod Vote Exposes Intolerance

In The Christian Challenge (July Issue) The Rev. Samuel L. Edwards writes,

The result, when it came, was a textbook illustration of Fr. Richard John Neuhaus’ dictum that "Where orthodoxy is optional, orthodoxy will sooner or later be proscribed."

In a startling turn against previous assurances given to traditionalists, the Church of England’s General Synod, meeting in York, voted decisively July 7 to draft legislation permitting female bishops with no genuine safeguards for members of the state church who do not accept that women can be bishops in the succession of the Apostles, a position still held by most of the Christian world.

Read it all here.

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