Mar 17, 2012

COMPREHENSIVE UNITY FROM THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND TODAY: St. Albans, Ely and Liverpool vote NO to ANGLICAN COVENANT -- Chester and Norwich vote YES

WHY DO WE NEED ANOTHER COVENANT? “The Windsor Report,” he said. “It’s just a report. When did it become like The Bible? The Covenant. Why do we need another covenant? We have the Baptismal Covenant. We have the creeds. What else do we need?”  Archbishop Martin Barahona,  San Salvador

Chester: covenant accepted

Bishops: 3 for / 0 against / 0 abstentions

Clergy: 22 for / 14 against / 5 abstentions

Laity: 26 for / 23 against / 5 abstentions

Ely: covenant defeated

Bishops: 1 for / 0 against / 1 abstention

Clergy: 16 for / 23 against / 1 abstention

Laity: 19 for / 19 against / 0 abstentions

Liverpool: covenant defeated

Bishops: 0 for / 2 against / 0 abstentions

Clergy: 10 for / 26 against / 1 abstention

Laity: 8 for / 28 against / 5 abstentions

Norwich:  covenant accepted

Bishops: House of Bishops: For - 3; Against - 0; Abstentions - 0

House of Clergy: For - 26; Against - 10; Abstentions - 1

House of Laity: For - 19; Against - 15; Abstentions - 1

St Albans: covenant defeated

Bishops: 2 for / 0 against

Clergy: 21 for / 31 against

Laity: 17 for / 44 against



·  Thanks to Thinking Anglicans (voting data), HERE
·  Thanks to Simon Kershaw

2 comments:

SCG said...

Very, very pleased today. The graphic at the top makes me think, "Stop! In the Name of Love"... which is the truth about this whole thing, isn't it?

Leonardo Ricardo said...

Yes...and I love the ¨graphic at the top¨...I use it all the time (instead of yelling and screaming at the world to STOP the nonsense directed against LGBT/Anglicans/others! I good day. Thanks for being part of it,
Leonardo