Musings of an Anglican/Episcopal Priest

Month: June 2011

NYT: Pakistan Arrests C.I.A. Informants in Bin Laden Raid

It looks like Pakistan is demonstrating how people who assist the United States or help put terrorists out of commission are to be treated.

WASHINGTON — Pakistan’s top military spy agency has arrested some of the Pakistani informants who fed information to the Central Intelligence Agency in the months leading up to the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden, according to American officials. 

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Why an Anglican Covenant?

The following section of Archbishop Rowan Williams’ address to the General Synod of the Church of England in February 2008 in the run up to the Lambeth Conference highlights one of the reasons Williams has been pursuing the covenant to the frustration of westerners on the left and right.  The answer, as you will see, has less to do with those of us in the stable and wealthy West, than it does with the need of maintaining a global communion for reasons of faithfulness and in support of fragile communities of Anglican Christians around the world–and through them, their neighbors.  Americans are good at believing that there are other ways of supporting our fellow Christians than organic unity, but we are often very poor practitioners of these other means, whatever they may be.

This video is especially important, given that the persecution of Anglicans in Zimbabwe has only increased since then.  The details are below, following the video.

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