From the October, 2004 issue of Touchstone
Graceless Body Broken? by George Conger

Graceless Body Broken?

Rowan Williams Struggles to Save the Anglican Communion

by George Conger

To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, one must have a heart of stone to read of the death of the Episcopal Church without laughing. Homosexual bishops, crooked treasurers, litigious clergy, and conventions pleading for Mumia Abu-Jamal’s freedom offer diverting entertainment for those not found within its pale.

Over the past year, the Episcopal Church has elected a partnered homosexual man as bishop of New Hampshire and normalized homosexuality by allowing dioceses to create liturgies for blessing same-sex unions. The Anglican Church in Canada also has moved homosexuality from the sin to the blessing side of the le . . .


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