Sunday, June 17, 2007

Church leaders brace for battle over the soul of Anglicanism

[The Toronto Star] 17 June 2007--The blogs have started and the 24-hour prayer vigil is accepting emails as the Anglican world turns its eyes to Winnipeg.

Canada's Anglicans gather this week in Manitoba to pick a new leader and decide whether to allow same-sex marriage blessings. But that narrow debate only touches what is truly at stake. For all those involved, on either side of the issue, what is really at issue is the definition of Anglicanism itself – and the possibility of schism.

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