there is news, we will summarize it here.
The Rt Revd Dr Katharine Jefferts Schori, Bishop of Nevada, is the
new Presiding Bishop. Full
coverage in our main News Centre.
covering GC06 for the Diocese of Washington, agrees
with us that nothing
is yet happening that could be called news. Oh, there's lots of plotting
and scheming and organizing going on, so that it will look professional
when some group stages a walkout and holds a press conference. But
that's not news, it's power politics.
mind the best analytical coverage of the non-goings-on at General
Convention is provided by Inclusive Church, a UK group, perhaps in
the spirit of Alexis de Tocqueville. However, the blog software they
are using is quite lame, so we refer you to the copies
of their reports over at Thinking Anglicans. There is also good
coverage from Canada from the other end of the political spectrum,
though we aren't comfortable with its voice.
elected President of the House of Deputies. This
is not surprising, because she was the only candidate. The Revd Brian
elected Vice President.
meetings were held (example
2), and people attended them.
Everyone stayed up too late and awoke too early; by the end of the
Convention, half of those in attendance will be hallucinating from