Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Sydney Archbishop Absents Himself from Consecration of Heterodox Woman Bishop
New Grafton Bishop holds unorthodox views on human sexuality and the atonement; unacceptable to Archbishop Glenn Davies

By David W. Virtue
December 3, 2013

Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies will not preside over the ordination of the first female bishop of an Anglican diocese in Australia because she is a woman.

Archbishop Davies phoned Dr. Sarah Macneil when she was elected the new Bishop of Grafton diocese in NSW, Australia. He offered her his congratulations and welcomed her as a bishop in the province. They had a "good conversation" in which he explained that, "for reasons of conscience, I would not be able to participate in your consecration."

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