Scotland rejects the Anglican Covenant: Anglican Ink, June 8, 2012 June 8, 2012Posted by geoconger in Anglican Covenant, Anglican Ink, Scottish Episcopal Church.
Tags: David Chillingworth, Richard Holloway
The General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church has rejected a motion to endorse the Anglican Covenant.
On the second day of the 7-9 June 2012 meeting of the General Synod at Palmerston Place Church in Edinburgh, delegates took up a motion for the church to endorse the pan-Anglican agreement, continuing a discussion began at the 2001 session of synod.
Questions over section 4 of the Covenant on the discipline of errant provinces were raised, as were concerns over the creation of an Anglican curia and the centralization of power in London — issues raised by the former Primus Bishop Richard Holloway at the 1999 ACC meeting when proposals to enshrine the instruments of unity were rejected.
Read it all in Anglican Ink.