From 'Pluralist Speaks', a spot-on comment:
[...] Some decisions involve predicaments that just have consequences, and this is one of them. It represents the effective finishing of the traditionalist Anglo-Catholic so that now just the Affirming (or, roughly speaking, liberal) Anglo-Catholic has a future in the Church of England. Soon a situation could well arise where Conservative Evangelicals are leaving and evangelicals are weakened. They in effect are choosing to leave, where the traditionalist Anglo-Catholics might be compelled to leave - with a few staying on in odd corners for personal or financial reasons.
By 2014 the Church of England should look rather more like The Episcopal Church in the United States, the Anglican Church of Canada, the New Zealand Church, and the others in these islands. Read more
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