Breakaway Anglican church buys former Catholic property: Despite pain ...
In less than two years, founders of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church have not only managed to fill the pews, they have raised enough money to buy the former St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church property outright.Christ the Redeemer, which broke away from Christ Church in Hamilton over what they saw as "moral drift" in the Episcopal Church as a whole, had been leasing the former Catholic church since 2009 ...
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#1 Mar 7, 2011
"Christ the Redeemer founders were really breaking away from the Episcopal Church amid a deep division among liberals and conservatives, strife that came to a head in 2003 with the consecration of the openly gay Right Rev. Gene Robinson as bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire ...
"While he was leading Christ Church, Liias said there had been talk of starting a new church. And for him, he said, the issue was 'much deeper' than the acceptance of a gay bishop. As a conservative evangelical in an increasingly liberal American Episcopal Church, Liias said he 'felt like we were quarantined by the diocese of Massachusetts.' He believed they were leading church teachings further and further away from the Bible."
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