Modesto pastor attends inaugural Angl...

Modesto pastor attends inaugural Anglican conference

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... The 29th province in the worldwide Anglican Communion was established to oversee U.S. churches and dioceses that have left the Episcopal Church, as well as those in Canada that similarly have split over doctrinal issues, primarily the interpretation of Scripture. ACNA will oversee 700 parishes four U.S. dioceses and about 100,000 people, organizers said.

The new province, which still must garner approval from two-thirds of Anglican leaders around the world, is not recognized by the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Robert Duncan, bishop of another U.S. breakaway diocese, was installed as ACNA's archbishop during the assembly, which included the adoption of a constitution and canons, or laws. That would put him on equal footing with Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, and the other 27 primates, or leaders, around the world ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Jul 5, 2009
"Just as Episcopalians are firmly convinced there was no need for a split, Foster and others at the Texas convention believe they could no longer remain joined to a church whose leaders have ordained an openly gay bishop, favored same-sex marriage vows and said that Jesus may not be the only way to God.

'I pray that one day the Episcopal Church will come to a different understanding of the Gospel --a more traditional understanding,' Foster said.'And I pray the lawsuits (over property) will end.'

'Duncan said we're not 'againners'-- that is, against the Episcopal Church. Instead, we are to keep the main thing the main thing, of proclaiming the Gospel of Christ. We're invited to feed the hungry, care for the sick. We're invited to touch the lepers and care for AIDS patients ...'"

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