Interesting analysis from the Diocese of Washington's Jim Naughton via "Blog of Daniel":
Last week I was among a group of 10 people who had breakfast with Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury who was participating in a conference at Georgetown University. That afternoon, I had lunch with his press secretary the Rev. Jonathan Jennings, whom I have had the privilege of having lunch with a time or three before. The previous week, I’d had a chance to interview Sue Park, the conference manager of the Lambeth Conference, and we will have a piece based on that interview in the May issue of the Washington Window.
I mention all of this not to show how well-connected I am (the Archbishop always has breakfast with somebody, unless he has breakfast alone) or to prepare you for any juicy revelations—I leave that for people who think they can determine the future of the Anglican Communion by an exceedingly close analysis of a handful of choice paragraphs culled from the recent speech of the Bishop of Exeter —but to offer my own admittedly partial and subjective sense of where things stand in the Episcopal Church’s relationship to the rest of the Anglican Communion as we approach our General Convention in June.
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