Wednesday, August 06, 2003
The Fallout begins. The leader of the Anglican Church of West Malaysia says they may have to cut ties with the American church over the ordination of Bishop Robinson. Australian Archbishop Peter Jensen said Robinson would not be welcome in his diocese and even urged church members to withhold contributions. Jensen says the teachings of the American church have become compromised. The All India Catholics Union rejects it also. Fox News reports that “Melbourne's conservative Archbishop Peter Watson refused to comment on the decision, referring to an earlier statement on Robinson's pending election where he said the American church "has turned its back on our unity and must bear responsibility for the pain and disunity that will be felt throughout the Communion."