Monday, 14th December 2009. 3:51pm
By: Michael Brown.
A Church of England with women bishops will force more and more people to leave, a leading traditionalist has controversially forecast.
After the departure of Anglo-Catholics, the next group to have to go could be the conservative evangelicals. The grim picture of a future church lacking the historic Anglican qualities of tolerance, inclusiveness and comprehensiveness is painted by Canon Nicholas Turner of the Bradford diocese in the Advent issue of NewsRound, the Bradford diocesan magazine. In a hard-hitting think-piece headed Part of what we mean by Unity, Canon Turner, 58, commenting on Pope Benedict's offer to Anglicans of a "personal ordinariate," says the approach from "the first among bishops...must not be ignore"...
Read the rest at Religious Intelligence.
Hat tip to Mary Ann Mueller.
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