[VirtueOnline] February 10, 2005-- should explain that I am not now idle. I am currently ministering as Dean of the Anglican Cathedral in Cairo. In the context of Egypt and the Middle East it is even more starkly evident that if the sexual innovations remain an option for member churches and dioceses in the Communion then Anglican witness becomes fatally flawed. I share too in the awareness that the controversy has again reached a very critical stage. This prompts me to try at this juncture to make a brief contribution to orthodox thinking and planning.