...in tomorrow's Times, the Archbishop of Uganda, Henry Orombi, will accuse the Arcbishop of Canterbury of a betrayal at the very deepest level. He will argue that even the Pope is elected by his peers, but Dr Williams in his office is little better than a remnant of colonialism. 'The spiritual leadership of a global communion of independent and autonomous Provinces should not be reduced to one man appointed by a secular government,' he says. Nor is the absence of Uganda, Nigeria and other Global South churches a sign that they want to leave the Communion. Far from it. It is a sign of how much they care that it endures. Read it all from when it goes online at 2100 BST and in the paper tomorrow, it is strong stuff!
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Orombi: Archbishop of Canterbury has 'betrayed' Anglicanism
I recently noticed that Christianity Today's Timothy C. Morgan, who happens to be at Lambeth, posted a story about Henry Luke Orombi, Archbishop and primate of Uganda, writing a commentary piece that will be published in The Times of London. Morgan quotes Time religion correspondent Ruth Gledhill, who broke the story about Orombi's article: