Local Paper front Page—Episcopalians on both sides of the schism feeling the pain

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The fact that the break has been coming for a long time doesn’t make it any less painful, [Saint Michael's rector]... said.

“For many years there has been a split coming in the Episcopal Church over the core issue of the authority of Scripture,” Zadig read. “Do we have the freedom to rewrite the Bible to fit social trends, or do we rewrite our hearts according to the changeless word of God in Scripture? … The National Episcopal Church is changing Scripture according to social norms and in doing so has changed the core of the Christian faith.”

[Grace Episcopal Church rector Michael] Wright said the Episcopal Church has always welcomed diverse opinions, and the issue was disregarding church law.

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Posted October 22, 2012 at 8:29 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Dacama wrote:

Rev Wright,,,sorry but you are flat out wrong. The Episcopal Church no longer welcomes diverse opinion and you must be blind to think they do.

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