The report suggests a desire to explore the possibilities of a parochial “dissonance,” rather than a Catholic harmony.
The Episcopal Church's consideration of marriage continues on, and Fr. Jeremy Bergstrom has offered an essay in response to Fully Alive, discussing Augustine's view of marriage.
This report marks a significant departure from traditional Anglican and broader Christian teaching that marriage is a gift of God in creation.
Yesterday, the bishops voted to implement in church canon law and in trial-run liturgies the situation that obtained in this country before last Friday. That is, there will be a majority of dioceses that perform same-sex marriages, and a minority that will not.