Skip to comments.Archbishop of Canterbury Hopes Approval of Female Bishops will not Block Ecumenical Progress
Posted on 07/19/2014 10:23:29 AM PDT by marshmallow
The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to the other Christian leaders, saying that he hopes ecumenical progress can continue after the decision of the Church of England ordain women as bishops.
Dr. Justin Welby acknowledges that some ecumenical partners may find this a further difficulty on the journey towards full communion. But he observes that a shared Christian faith provides much that unites us, and argues that there is so much troubling our world today that our common witness to the Gospel is of more importance than ever.
In his letter the Anglican primate explains the drive to approve the appointment of female bishops, and says that although the Church of England has now settled the question, efforts will be made to accommodate those who cannot accept the outcome.
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No, actually it makes it easier. More Anglicans will now be willing to leave his church and re-unite with Rome.
So this is what these "ecumenical partners" consider "unity"?