Posts Tagged ‘Maori Anglican’

Anglican Church demotes ‘stirrer’ Bishop John Gray

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

The Anglican Church has demoted the bishop who offended visiting Jews and Muslims at an inter-faith meeting last month. A statement issued by the Anglican Church of Aoteoroa said Archbishop Brown Turei, the head of Pihopatanga, (the Maori Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand) had appointed Bishop Te Kitohi Pikaahu as his Vicar General. Bishop Read more

Maori see Anglican covenant as a threat to their sovereignty

Friday, November 11th, 2011

A proposed Anglican covenant that might be used to discipline churches which ordain gay bishops and priests has been rejected by the Maori Anglican church because they felt it meant they would sign over their sovereignty. In 1994 the American Episcopal church ordained an openly gay bishop. In the face of the ensuing uproar, The Archbishop of Canterbury Read more