Comments: Pittsburgh responds to charges

Thanks to Mr. Deimel for shedding light in his analysis of both the letters, from Duncan and from Duncan's attorney.

It will be interesting to follow the Duncan matter as it unfolds, not least because the case is a test of just how long and how far realignment spin doctoring about the faith once delivered to the saints can actually go under canonical-legal and other church life circumstances.

I do admire Diemel's noticing that Duncan believes we can change our believer minds about women, but for some reason cannot revisit our nasty evaluations of queer citizens who live, work, love, and yes, parent among us.

One hopes the realignment fogs will clear somewhat, as this is not so much about what Duncan believes, but rather about what he is actively doing - and saying more or less he will do, deliberately - to mistreat and trouble other Anglican believers (who are not yet, for the time being at least, nothing but Duncan's sort of self-regarding, punitive conservative Anglican?) and all in God's name, no less.

Posted by drdanfee at Tuesday, 18 March 2008 at 3:49pm GMT

Your link in "The Pittsburgh diocesan news release is here" didn't work for me--error message.

But thanks for covering this issue. Your roundup is valuable.

Posted by Jim at Tuesday, 18 March 2008 at 7:28pm GMT

I can't figure out what Bp. Dunkin' means by his item #6 - but I've not had a chance to read Mr. Deimel's explications.

Posted by Cynthia Gilliatt at Wednesday, 19 March 2008 at 12:56pm GMT
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