Views on the covenant

With section 4 completed by SCAC, views continue to flow in on the Anglican Covenant.

A sampling:

Bosco Peters: One Anglican Covenant, partly used

Go forward in your time machine to a few years from now and imagine seeing on eBay or Trade Me: “For Sale, one partly used Anglican Covenant – owner hoping to recoup at least some of the significant amount of money and hope invested in it.”

Chris Epting: An Improved Anglican Covenant

While not perfect, this is as good as we’re going to get and I’d like to point out two positive improvements in this draft text. … I believe some kind of Covenant is necessary in our time.

Graham Kings – 4 key questions are now answered

Meanwhile, the principals have agreed to silence.

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, who generally supports gay rights in the church, sits on the 15-member Standing Committee, but it is not known whether she supports the statement. A spokeswoman for Jefferts Schori said on Tuesday that “as agreed upon by the Standing Committee, the details of the conversations of the meeting are considered private.”

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