Sunday, June 17, 2007

Mark Steyn notices the Anglican Church again

And the results are as hilarious as you might expect:
The other day, six Anglican archbishops called for the church to bless the unions of same-sex couples. The Anglican Church of Canada is about to have a big vote on the issue, and depending which way they swing it will either deepen the schism within the worldwide Anglican Communion or further isolate the Episcopal Church of the United States.

But never mind all that. What struck me was the rationale the archbishops came up with. This gay thing, they sighed. We've been yakking about it for years. Let's just get on with it, and then we can get back to the important stuff. "We are deeply concerned that ongoing study," they fretted, "will only continue to draw us away from issues which are gradually destroying God's creation – child poverty, racism, global warming, economic injustice, concern for our aboriginal brothers and sisters and the growing disparity between the rich and the poor."

Read the whole thing
The article is really about "global warming" and the pretensions of government to be able to "solve" it, along with all the other ills that flesh is heir to. But he does have a nice touch when it comes to writing about idiots. I suspect he'll be watching the shindig in Winnipeg this week.


Blogger Nicholodeon said...

I have a friend attending the sinn-ed here in Winnipeg so will go and say hi.

I hear all 245 Anglicans in Canada will be attending, too.

8:27 pm  
Anonymous ellie m said...

"I suspect he'll be watching the shindig in Winnipeg this week."

Oh, I do hope so! I'm looking forward to further commentary from him. No one brings it like Steyn!

11:20 am  

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