The Corner

Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom

Damian Thompson has a fine spirited piece today’s Telegraph, rejoicing at the disintegration of the worldwide Anglican communion.  Sample:

“The lowest common denominator of any mainstream Christian Church is that its ministers accept the validity of each another’s orders and therefore sacraments: that is the essence of “communion”. Now that Anglicanism encompasses women and gay bishops (and, come to think of it, gay women bishops), roughly two thirds of its provinces do not recognise the ministry of bishops and priests ordained by the other third. That is not a Church: it is an ecclesiastical car crash.”

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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