Wangaratta Lays Down the Gauntlet … who will pick it up?

Posted on August 5, 2019 
Filed under Australian dioceses, Culture wars

“The Anglican Church of Australia has arrived at the crisis moment that so many of us have feared and warned about.

The Melbourne Anglican reports that Bishop John Parkes of Wangaratta will ask his diocese’s upcoming synod (meeting on the weekend of August 30-31) to endorse a liturgy for the blessing of same-sex marriages and will, himself, be prepared to preside over such a service.

So why this move and why now? Parkes gives his own reasons in the interview but one key factor isn’t noted. …”

David Ould alerts us to an impending crisis for the Anglican Church of Australia.