Comments: General Synod press reports so far

I haven'thad a chance to read all the press comment, but I wonder if reporters noted the grumpy-ness of synd yesterday... Will we cheer up?

Posted by Mark Beach at Saturday, 11 July 2009 at 8:51am BST

Um, isn't Stockholm in Sweden, and have the writers of the letter to the Church of Sweden taken any note that Sweden effectively has its 'Gene Robinson' in the new bishop there?

Posted by MrsBarlow at Saturday, 11 July 2009 at 9:56pm BST

The fact that the Episcopal Church (USA) appears to be moving towards a position on same-sex relationships more in line with that of the Church of Sweden than the one defended in the letter from the C of E suggests to me something about where the future lies... not in an "Anglican Communion" but in a (small-c) communion between churches that share basic committments. It is worth noting that one of the resolutions before the Episcopal Church General Convention is concerned with opening a process towards a full-commuion agreement with the Church of Sweden. Let's do it, I say!

Posted by WilliamK at Saturday, 11 July 2009 at 10:38pm BST

Um, I think looking north, and nearer than Sweden might prove illuminating for the C of E.

Posted by RosemaryHannah at Sunday, 12 July 2009 at 10:46pm BST
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