Anglican Communion And Episcopal Communion

1649 WordsApr 11, 20167 Pages
Recently, the Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church have been in a lengthy and complex disagreement regarding the role of the lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual members of the church body and to what lengths the church should go in order to “accept” all the different sexual orientations within its congregation. The Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church have completely disagreed on the Communions core doctrine during this debate and have not come even close to creating a resolution. Disciplinary actions have been taken toward the Episcopal Church by the Anglican Communion in hopes for a withdrawal, but the Episcopalians have promised to stand firm on their very and beliefs for equality for all sexual orientations. Due to the recent conflicts between the Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church, the Episcopal Church must disband from the Anglican Communion in the near future in order to maintain on the path of its calling of loving and supporting the lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual members. In January of 2016, The Anglican Communion suspended the Anglican Communion from its right to participate in the decision making process in the Communion because of its public support and acceptance of the lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual church members and their marriages within the church (King). But this movement started awhile before the punishment when the Episcopal Church took a daring public stand for its belief in equal rights for all sexual
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