Also conservative rectors shuddered: why Sydney Archbishop’s words harm

Also conservative rectors shuddered: why Sydney Archbishop’s words harm

Julia Baird

It’s been clear for a while given that Sydney Anglicans have grave general public image issue. The public for not understanding nuance, those in the pews for not blindly accepting what they are told it’s one the leaders usually blame on others – the media for“spin.

A great exemplory case of this is provided this week whenever Archbishop Reverend Dr Glenn Davies, produced startling, unprecedented call for all into the church who would like to alter doctrine on same-sex wedding to go out of the church.

Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies. Credit: Maree Williams

It absolutely was in a area of his synod speech about bishops, in which he has since explained he didn’t suggest everyone else whom supported marriage that is same-sex go out of this church, simply the “guardians associated with the faith”, nevertheless the harm had been done. […]