Immoral Majority

The Church should not be a democracy. To put it another way, in the words of G.K. Chesterton, “Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. “

Episcopalians approve gay bishop

“MINNEAPOLIS – The Episcopal Church voted Tuesday to approve the election of its first openly gay bishop, a decision that risks splitting the denomination and shattering ties with its sister churches worldwide.”

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In comments after the vote, Bishop Robert Duncan of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, spoke for those opposed to Robinson’s approval, saying they were “filled with sorrow” and feel a “grief too deep for words.”

“This body has denied the plain teaching of Scripture and the moral consensus of the church throughout the ages,” Duncan said. “This body has divided itself from millions of Anglican Christians throughout the world.”