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Anglican Coalition in Canada.[edit]

I've removed some contested and unsourced info from there, please read Wikipedia:Verifiability (and Help:Edit summary). Hopefully the article can be unstubbed again. -- Jeandré, 2006-04-02t15:09z

Protestant PMs[edit]

Just for future reference, Lester Pearson was a Methodist and I think Kim Campbell was an Anglican. Don't worry about it, though, we all make mistakes. HabsfanFlag of Nova Scotia.svg|t 18:01, 4 April 2006 (UTC)

Actually, after the Church Union in 1925 Edwin Pearson, Mike's father, was a United Church of Canada minister. So I guess in Canadian terms he continued to be a Methodist (the United Church entered into protracted litigation after 1925 with the non-concurring Presbyterians as to who had the right to be called the "Presbyerian Church in Canada"). But at this late stage it might not be entirely useful to get back into all that, eh. Masalai (talk) 06:40, 5 September 2009 (UTC)

Book of Alternative Services[edit]

You said, "...and one [service of the Eucharist] more in line with the language of the 1962 Prayer Book. The latter text is sometimes known as the "Toronto Rite" and is a bone of contention amongst Prayer Book Anglicans." Could you elaborate? This is an interesting point. I wonder what the nature of their objection is. It could go into the article to clarify the observation. Thanks. Masalai 16:08, 18 April 2006 (UTC)

That is indeed interesting, and the Prayer Book Society, who sometimes come across as rather eccentric old fuddy duddies even to those who are not out of sympathy with them, so have a point about the contemporary language eucharist in the BAS. I think the article could do with actually briefly stating what their objections are, rather than merely referring to that paper, which could well disappear from the Net in due course. Do you agree? I'm happy to provide a couple of sentences if you would rather not. My compliments, incidentally, on your contributions generally: I've long been an admirer of your work. Masalai 03:31, 21 April 2006 (UTC)

Michaëlle Jean[edit]

Hey, I noticed you are a regular contributor to many Canadian articles. It also seems that you are the sort of "type" that would know this :-) How is Michaëlle Jean pronounced? If you know, could you please add it to her vanity page. Thanks ! - Abscissa 01:51, 21 April 2006 (UTC)

Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland[edit]

I've added a response to your question at Talk:Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland --PeterR 18:16, 26 April 2006 (UTC)

Diocese of Niagara[edit]

I deleted the same-sex unions discussion topics because I didn't think it defined the Diocese of Niagara, nor did it flow with the article (in terms of being placed in the history section). I'm not trying to deny it happened; in fact I think it speaks volumes about the diocese, but didn't think it fit within the current layout of the article. Mouswj 02:07, 27 April 2006 (UTC)


I would suggested expanding the article to include a fuller history; and section pertainting to newsworthy items relating to the Diocese (there have been several).

Anglican sacraments[edit]

Regarding your addition to the definition of Holy Matrimony, the definition I provided is that currently accepted by the Anglican Communion. In other words, it is describes what Holy Matrimony is, not what it could be. While I fervently pray that the definition will be expanded to a more inclusive one, there is at the moment no question that Holy Matrimony in every diocese of the Anglican Communion is defined as the union between a man and a woman. I think that a useful discussion might be included in Christian views on marriage, but I want to seek your agreement to revert your edit on the grounds that the article should describe what the sacraments are, not what they theoretically could or should be. You thoughts? Cheers, Fishhead64 21:41, 30 April 2006 (UTC)

Months later, and we still disagree![edit]

Hi, CFP. I hope all is well with you. We haven't been involved in editing the same articles for a while now — but I note that as soon as we do, we disagree! Hope you can accept "disputed". I'm trying for a wording that doesn't imply that one Church (even if it's mine!) is "right" and that the other is "wrong". By the way, I want to thank you for a thoughtful post that you left on my talk page a few months ago, and to apologize for not having responded. I meant to, but I suddenly got caught up in other things, and eventually archived your post. Maybe sometime I still might respond, as I have it in one of my talk page archives. Cheers. AnnH 20:24, 22 May 2006 (UTC)

Anglican Eucharistic theology[edit]

I've finally gotten around to expanding and editing this. If you have a moment several hours, look it over and let me know how I did. Cheers, Fishhead64 21:05, 29 May 2006 (UTC)

Anglicanism and the Anglican Communion[edit]

Hello! I noticed that you have been a contributor to articles on Anglicanism and the Anglican Communion. You may be interested in checking out a new WikiProject - WikiProject Anglicanism. Please consider signing up and participating in this collaborative effort to improve and expand Anglican-related articles! Cheers! Fishhead64 21:50, 11 June 2006 (UTC)

Shifted Sydney Anglicans[edit]

Hey! I noticed you shifted the Sydney Anglicans article. I was wondering why? There was an existing discussion on the talk page regarding the article name. Journeyman 07:19, 13 June 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your reply. You're right, articles should have consistent names. I would take exception though at your comment that "Sydney is largely Anglican in-name-only". We are not anglican in-name only, we are anglicans by history and theology - we stand in the reformed origin of the church of England... Cranmer, Latimer, Ridley, Hooper, Foxe, Ryle, the Clapham Sect, etc. We hold strongly to the theology of the BCP and 39 articles, particularly the inspiration and authority of scripture.
Given my knee-jerk reply above, oops :) I should definitely join WP:Anglicans. Cheers! Journeyman 23:54, 13 June 2006 (UTC)
re: your comment on my talk page that "classical Anglicanism is both Reformed 'and' Catholic". In my limited understanding catholicism (popery? ;) ) only came back into Anglicanism under the influence of the Tractarians in the nineteenth century. Anglicanism was consistuted around a return to the biblical, apostolic faith and a rejection of salvation by works, the real presence and the other 'pernicious' doctrines of Rome (sola fidei, sola scripture, soli deo gloria, etc.). Thus by returning to Rome, anglo-catholicism is a rejection of the biblical apostolic faith. Journeyman 05:59, 29 June 2006 (UTC)

Stephen Harper's church[edit]

For one, where is your citation, and for second, he was raised in a presbyterian church, not the United Church of Canada. SFrank85 00:42, 17 June 2006 (UTC)
Well, it came right from his mouth, but he is not a member of the UCC. SFrank85 01:11, 17 June 2006 (UTC)

Priesthood of all believers[edit]

Regardless of how "Evangelical" this concept may be, it simply doesn't work in a diocese in which women are not permitted to preach and teach. Believe me, in Sydney the notion of the "priesthood of all believers" is not something that is broadly subscribed to.

I have listened to many long and tiresome sermons from a Sydney Evangelical who constantly hammered the notion of the "Apostolic Succession" and the special role of the ordained priest. The only reason why this lay presidency thing is a possibility is because of the relative lack of importance in Sydney of the Eucharist.

I don't know where you are living, but judging by your list of contributions, it is not Sydney but Canada. Please don't imagine that Sydney Evangelicals are like people from other places that call themselves Evangelicals. Dean Phillip Jensen would be quick to tell you that everyone wants to hop on the band-waggon and call themselves Evangelicals. But few of them actually ARE. At least, they're not true proper Evangelicals, whatever they might think! (Yes I read the interview in which he said something like this, I think it's at the Anglican Church League website.)

So, whatever Evangelicalism is like in Canada, then it is NOT like that here! The notion of the term "Priesthood of all believers" being associated in any way with the Anglican Diocese of Sydney is to me, as a female Sydney Anglican, really offensive. And there are about 150 of my friends and associates who would be equally offended. --Amandajm 12:23, 19 June 2006 (UTC)


Carolyn, I understand and subscribe to the notion of "a priesthood of all believers" but if the term is used in relation to Sydney, then I am just going to keep removing it. Believe me, I live in the diocese. It is not an appropriate term to include when you are talking about SYDNEY Evangelicalism. Please don't put it back. --Amandajm 22:45, 19 June 2006 (UTC)

Hi again Carolynparrishfan! Just looked down your ID list. Another Aspie..... so am I. Maybe most people who write for Wiki fall into that boat. Please take seriously what I am saying about Sydney being different. Can I suggest that if you have not yet done so, you look up all the media references that are cited in the article? It makes inetersting reading. Have a little explore on the various websites, look for quotes from the Dean, for example.

--Amandajm 23:56, 19 June 2006 (UTC)

I've written something to the effect of Carolynparrishfan's comment on the Sydney Diocese talk page. It's a difference in the greek between presbyter and priest. Presbyters are ordained by the church, priests are not. Journeyman 06:22, 29 June 2006 (UTC)

Anglican Diocese of Saint David's[edit]

Hi there! Was there a reason why you moved Diocese of Saint David's to Anglican Diocese of Saint David's? The former is now just a redirect to the latter. All the other dioceses of the Church in Wales are simply called Diocese of X. If there's no particular reason, can I move it back? Thanks. — Gareth Hughes 22:02, 22 June 2006 (UTC)

Hi. I understand that it is important that when two or more churches call their diocese or bishop by the same title that it is importan to disambiguate between them fairly. The historical situation in England and Wales, however, is that only four of each of the Anglican and Roman Catholic dioceses have the same name. In Liverpool, the simple solution is that we have the Archdiocese of Liverpool, which is Catholic, and the Diocese of Liverpool, which is Anglican (we have the same situation with the Archdiocese of Southwark/Diocese of Southwark and Archdiocese of Birmingham/Diocese of Birmingham). Things break down with the Diocese of Portsmouth, which is the name of the article on Anglican diocese, whereas the older, Catholic diocese is at Catholic diocese of Portsmouth — I thing this is a clear case for disambiguation. I noticed that all Church in Wales dioceses were under Diocese of X except the Anglican Diocese of Saint David's.I found this strange because no Catholic diocese has the same name as an English one in Wales — the Diocese of Menevia is the Catholic diocese nearest to St David's. Perhaps we should take this to Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Anglicanism for a wider consensus. — Gareth Hughes 11:56, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Saskatchewan Party[edit]

Hello,

Could you please add Saskatchewan Party to your watchlist (and revert the current version, if someone hasn't already done so). Two SP partisans seem to have a very limited grasp of NPOV. CJCurrie 23:57, 25 June 2006 (UTC)

The Catholic Church[edit]

Dear Carolynparrishfan,

I was saddened to read your note on my talk page. With sincerity I am saddened by your personal experience in the Church that has made you feel forced out. Even without knowlegde of your situation, I believe I can still say that anyone is welcome as a member of the Church and to practice the faith according to their situation. I would hope that if you had a pastoral relationship with someone in the Church's ministry, you would be accepted as a person and treated with compassion.

As I have indicated on the Anglicanism talk page, I regret the harsh things I have said on WP about Anglicans and others. I allowed months of frustration to build up and vented it in a poor fashion. For that I am sorry.

As you know we disagree on the naming of the Catholic Church on WP. As an encyclopedia, WP should be committed to facts that are verifiable. The fact is that the Catholic Church has a name which is verifiable. "Roman" is what many others would like the Church's name to be for a variety of arguably good reasons.

What the Church means by Catholic Church: historical continuity with the early church based on apostolicity in general and Petrine apostolicity in particular.

What the Church does not mean by Catholic Church: an exclusive right to "Catholicity." This is verifiable. The Church recognizes the the Old Catholic Church and others. The Church in Lumen Gentium and Ut Unum Sint and other documents has recognized the means of salvation in other Christian churches and has said that we share a real though imperfect "communion." The Church takes those words seriously and continues to refer to them and draw from them in its relationship with other churches.

Neither the Church nor I see the name of the Catholic Church as a denial of anyone else's Catholicity. It simply is the name of the institution. Anglicans and others have chosen to infer from the name that it is somehow a denial of their nature. For the Catholic Church, there are problems with Anglican history, but it's name is not a reflection of those problems. The Church's name has nothing to do with Anglicans or anyone else,

The Orthodox Churches do not have an exclusive right to "orthodoxy," nor do the Baptists have an exlusive right to Baptism. Historically, the Church could have adopted the name "Apostolic Church" or any of another of names. If it had, we would likely be arguing about those terms instead of over "Catholic."

As for my solipsism. It is the Anglicans and now others who are obsessed with changing the name of the Catholic Church. This change has not come from Rome. This change has not been made and will not be. But, again, this has nothing to do with other churches. It is not a matter of defiance or anything else. It is simply verifiable historical fact.

On another personal note. As I reflect on it, where I went wrong in letting my emotions get out of hand on WP was to associate all my personal experiences of maltreatment at the hands of Episcopalians with my frustrations over what is essentially an intellectual argument (or at least should be).

You might also know that I have been as angry with your reverts and article moves as I have been with yours.

I hope we can find a way to peace and a way to report the facts in question in a way that is fair to accuracy and satisfactory to all of us.

Vaquero100 23:17, 2 July 2006 (UTC)


Carolynparrishfan. I should also remind you that you were the first person to make an illegal move on the Catholic spirituality article. [1] You did so without prior discussion. Vaquero100 23:31, 2 July 2006 (UTC)

Sorry[edit]

I'm sorry for not responding to your earlier request for assistance. Could you show me where the discussions between you and Vaquero over content and naming have taken place so that I can try to understand the basis of the dispuite between the two of you? Thanks. Ground Zero | t 23:17, 25 July 2006 (UTC)

There is obviously a lot of history here. I am trying to catch up on it before I intervene. I'll do what I can, but this is not an easy issue. There are two questions: (1) which should Wikipedia use, "Catholic" or "Roman Catholic", and (2) has Vaquero's behaviour contravened Wikiepdia policies and guidelines. Ground Zero | t 12:41, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

I award you this barnstar for great and tireless work on Anglican articles, in particular Canadian Anglo-Catholicism. Good job sir! Anthropax 17:32, 21 August 2006 (UTC)

The Richard Hooker Memorial Barnstar for hard work and diligence on the Anglicanism WikiProject

Morning Prayer[edit]

Notice you've been doing a bit of editting on this recently. i started having a go at it in my user space a while back user:David Underdown/Morning Prayer, but haven't really had the time to progress it much, take a look and see what you think. David Underdown 10:15, 7 September 2006 (UTC)

Disparaging comments not helpful[edit]

It is not relevant to share the insults one church makes of another. There is no reason why, for example, I should share the names thrown at the ELCA by LCMS people on their page. It provides no light, raises blood pressures and does not lead towards understanding on anyone's part. So it does not belong in the article anymore than unsourced negative comments belong in an article on a living person.

Can you explain why the insults one group makes of another has any place in an encyclopedia? If an ELCA person were to say something similar about me, it would be considered a personal attack in Wikipedia.

Now, if you want to explain the official position of the ELCA towards Close(d) communiion practices and theology, please feel free to do so and cite it. If you even want to express the views of some ELCA folk (I personally know a fair number of ELCA members, some of whom actually agree with the LCMS at this point), please do so and cite it. But please put it in the section where the doctrine is discussed and not in a place where it could be construed as an attempt to defame the LCMS. --CTSWyneken(talk) 02:16, 18 September 2006 (UTC)

I do not believe such has a place at all in articles about a religious organization and I seriously question its place on wikipedia at all. It only inflames passions, encourages antagonisms and makes it very difficult to keep civil dialog going. I do not see how it adds anything at all to a casual reader's understanding of the LCMS. This is the kind of thing most people think of as vandalism.

At the very least, the same care should be taken here as in articles on living people. People die for their religions, and, while I would not expect that level of response here, you invite vitriol when you take them on. --CTSWyneken(talk) 14:06, 18 September 2006 (UTC)


I appreciate your willingness to bend on this one. FYI, having surveyed the other articles you've cited, I don't think the comments belong there either. --CTSWyneken(talk) 17:04, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

AfD[edit]

AfD is all about dialogue if you ask me. It's true that I don't think you did a particularly great job of WP:AGF in your comment, and I mentioned it. We got to the point where you were chanting connotation, so I chanted AGF. It was meant to be humorous but to also suggest that it would be best not to jump to the negative meaning if there is another option. I offer my comments as food for thought. Call that an argument if you wish, but I have no hard feelings. Erechtheus 18:14, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

"Welcoming Congregation" restructuring[edit]

Please see my comment on reorganization of the "Welcoming Congregation" topic (replying there). Thanks! --Haruo 06:28, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

l'Église Episcopale du Canada[edit]

A propos of your insertion of the detail that the ACC initially adopted this French form of its name and later changed it to "l'Église anglicane du Canada," do you have any documented references to the discussions that led to this change? Certainly I know from personal conversation during the '80s that francophone Canadians were extremely puzzled by the "episcopale" name and when it was explained, would exclaim, "Ah! Anglicane!" But obviously that won't do as an encyclopædia explanation for the change.Masalai 11:25, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

ACC article[edit]

Hi CPF. The ACC article is lacking any discussion of the doctrine of the denomination: obviously, it goes without saying,

(a) the ACC generally falls into line with the more liberal constituency of the world-wide Anglican Communion (and has historically had a considerably more influential voice in its councils than the ACC’s smallish numbers might have indicated) and this is somewhat implied in the article overall and

(b) there is ample discussion in other Wikipedia articles of Anglican doctrine in a general.

But the article could profit by some discussion of the wider background of Anglican doctrine and the particular ethos of the ACC, I think. Do you agree? Care to take a stab at a first draft of such a section for the article? You always have a uniquely insightful take on such things and it would be interesting to see what you might have to propose in this regard. Masalai 09:28, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

image deletion[edit]

Hi Carolyn. It was deleted under I3 of the speedy criteria, basically because it had no tags indicating copyright. Cheers, Fang Aili talk 18:40, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

FYI, images uploaded without tags get auto-tagged as I3, and get put in the speedy delete queue. --Fang Aili talk 18:41, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Evangelical Church of the Deaf[edit]

I've added the "{{prod}}" template to the article Evangelical Church of the Deaf, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but I don't believe it satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and I've explained why in the deletion notice (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and Wikipedia's deletion policy). Please either work to improve the article if the topic is worthy of inclusion in Wikipedia, or, if you disagree with the notice, discuss the issues at Talk:Evangelical Church of the Deaf. You may remove the deletion notice, and the article will not be deleted, but note that it may still be sent to Articles for Deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached, or if it matches any of the speedy deletion criteria. Ioannes Pragensis 20:31, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Or rather, in my own words, I am unsure whether it is notable or not. Please, add some links to important media, if possible. Merry Christmas!--Ioannes Pragensis 20:34, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Anglicanism COTM[edit]

The Anglicanism Collaboration of the Month has been reactivated! Please consider going to the page to either vote for one of the nominated articles, or nominate one yourself. Thanks! Fishhead64 02:42, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

Welcome to WikiProject LGBT studies![edit]

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Black Narcissus[edit]

Rumer Godden specifically didn't mention any Church in the book, and neither did Powell & Pressburger in the film. The intention was not to associate them with any Church so that no Church could claim to be misrepresented. They both just referred to them as being of an Anglican order. They could have been associated with a Free Church or any other group that describes itself as Anglican but remains outside the Church of England. -- SteveCrook 23:02, 6 March 2007 (UTC)

WP:LGBT Coordinator Election Notice[edit]

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Lutheranism[edit]

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Till Death Us Do Part[edit]

If you examine the prayer books, you will see that, in fact, the BCP does not contain the words "Till Death Do Us Part". This is true for every version I checked. Accordingly, I have reverted your change to Book of Common Prayer; if you wish to add it back, please identify the BCP which contains those words. This is a common misquote. Tb 18:10, 26 April 2007 (UTC)

As an interested party I wonder if the tendency among WP editors to add extraneous information which adds nothing to the substance of an article could be curbed. I notice too many articles which have not had the benefit of a blue pencil. Roger Arguile 08:09, 28 April 2007 (UTC)

LGBT WikiProject newsletter[edit]

This month's project newsletter (hand delivered as SatyrTN and Dev920 are away). Best wishes, WjBscribe 03:19, 2 May 2007 (UTC)

Barnstars[edit]

Please stop by and give your opinion on the two proposed barnstars for WikiProject Lutheranism. Pastor David (Review) 18:28, 3 May 2007 (UTC)

Evangelical Church of the Deaf[edit]

A "{{prod}}" template has been added to the article Evangelical Church of the Deaf, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but yours may not satisfy Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and the deletion notice explains why (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and Wikipedia's deletion policy). You may contest the proposed deletion by removing the {{dated prod}} notice, but please explain why you disagree with the proposed deletion in your edit summary or on its talk page. Also, please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Even though removing the deletion notice will prevent deletion through the proposed deletion process, the article may still be deleted if it matches any of the speedy deletion criteria or it can be sent to Articles for Deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached. 172.144.174.202 05:43, 2 June 2007 (UTC)

LGBT WikiProject Newsletter[edit]

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Re: Toronto Meetup[edit]


TORONTO MEETUP NOTICE

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Welcome to WikiProject Catholicism![edit]

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Lutheran Calendar[edit]

The "point" was to explain why the LBW (and, consequently, ELW) do not commemorate Old Testament persons on a single day of the year. The context of the discussion was in the United States between the LCMS and the ELCA predecessor churches, with specific references to the proposed '79 BCP. That I am aware of, no notice was taken of the practice of the Anglican Church of Canada. The relationship of the ELCIC is important specifically because they use/d the LBW and ELW. In addition, reference to the Anglican Church of Australia, which is situated in a country that has a very miniscule Lutheran population, makes no impact whatsoever.

That being said, the reason I deleted your reference to the ACC and the ACA is because their specific practices did not make a recognizable impact on the calendar of North American Lutheranism. I referred to your deleting the comment about TEC as vandalism because you did so with, from what I took in your rationale, hostility and frustration that you had been told your addition was irrelevant. To summarize, to describe the practices of church which have made no impact on the subject is pointless and to delete relevant information about the practices of a church that did make an impact on the subject is frivolous and seems to me to be an example of Blanking, which is Vandalism as per Wikipedia policy, thus I am not throwing the term around lightly, even if you may resent having it used in reference to you. In the future, if you are unsure as to why someone has undone an edit you have made, it may be helpful to ask them for their rationale rather than simply eliminating similar portions of an article. -- jackturner3 16:33, 6 November 2007 (UTC)

How else shall I explain it? The situation in the Anglican Church of Australia is entirely irrelevant because it has in no way influenced the creation of the LBW or the ELW. Certainly you can admit that. While it is true that the Anglican Church of Canada has a close relationship with the ELCIC, the creation of the LBW was, by and large an initiative of Lutherans in the United States, in so far as I'm aware. The model directly looked at was that of The Episcopal Church and the Roman Catholic Church, and this is borne out by statements in the official records of the ILCW and the Commentary on the Lutheran Book of Worship. As far as I can tell, the LBW made little if any reference to the BCP used by the ACC since it was not currently under revision like the US BCP was. That is why parallel development of the US BCP is relevant but the current practice of the Anglican Church of Canada is not.
However, to more explicitly bring out the point, I have altered the paragraph to highlight the interrelationship between the liturgical revisions in TEC and the ILCW.
I also don't consider it to be "assuming good faith" by insinuating that I have not done so.
jackturner3 20:56, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
But there’s the thing: while the Canadian BCP is, in its current redaction, essentially the US BCP, at the time of the development of the LBW (1978), the BCP used in the Anglican Church of Canada (1962 revision) was most closely related to the attempted 1928 revision of the English BCP. That being said, it bore little influence on the work of the ILCW. That’s why its calendar is irrelevant to the development of a calendar in North America. To analogize the situation, it would be pointless to discuss the opinion of John Wilkes Booth’s brother on Lincoln’s policies concerning Reconstruction. Booth and his brother are closely related, as the various BCP are, but that does not, in and of itself, indicate either relevance or appropriate contextualization.
For my part, I’m not certain how I should have reacted to your edit summary. While this is a text based medium, it is true, things such as voice and tone do come across. “Fine then, we'll mention none of the Anglican churches” sounds a lot like someone who’s saying, in essence, “it’s my ball and I’m going home.” Frankly, had you asked me why I considered mentioning the ACC and the ACA practices in regards to the commemoration of Old Testament persons to not be appropriate, I would have gladly explained my rationale. By not doing that, but rather by deleting text in what I assume was frustration with my opinion, you don’t show yourself to be assuming good faith. For me to detect hostility is not grossly unfair, it simply is my reaction, fair or otherwise. But if gross unfairness is the concern, how much more grossly unfair is it of you to not only insinuate bad faith on my part, but then to proceed to lecture me on the subject and substance of my reactions? I would advise you to consider your own conduct in this matter and to carefully evaluate whether or not your actions are as grossly unfair as you accuse mine of being.
In my case, I apologize for hurt feelings that I have clearly caused you and in advance extend my pardon the wrongs I percieve you to have committed against me.
jackturner3 22:05, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
I'm not shuttering aside the "Canadian perspective" since there is neither a US or Canadian perspective to this article. The whole issue is over the inclusion of a single date to commemorate Old Testament persons on the Lutheran Liturgical Calendar in North America and what effect, if any, other efforts at liturgical revision in North America. Only TEC was concurrently undergoing liturgical revision and asking the same question when the ILCW was doing its work; the Anglican Church of Canada was not engaged in such work or questions to the best of my knowledge at the time. That is why the rejection of a commemoration of all Old Testament saints in TEC is appropriate to the article but mention of the current practice of the Anglican Churches of Canada and Australia are not. To insist that material in an article be directly related to the subject is not systemic anti-Canadian bias, it's just basic practice of good writing. Perhaps you are so concerned with anti-Canadian bias you're willing to see it anywhere, even where it isn't present, and are willing to rectify perceived bias by inserting notes on Canada wherever you can, even when they aren't especially relevant to the article at hand.
If you can demonstrate why the current practice of the ACC is relevant, despite the fact that it had not effect on the development of the North American calendar, then I would be willing to assent to let the inclusion of the current practice of the ACC being inserted into the calendar. Since you haven't provided any real, substantive justification, I see no reason why this is an example of shuttering the Canadian perspective in any way.
Furthermore, accusations on your part that I'm contributing to the shuttering of Canadian perspective is yet another example of bad faith on your part. This goes far beyond the "melodrama" of the article itself and moves into the realm of personal attack. I don't appreciate that. I attempted to make peace with you because I felt that was my responsibility. It's too bad that not only are you unwilling to accept that, but you go forward with smearing me in negative motivations. I truly do not appreciate that.
jackturner3 14:35, 7 November 2007 (UTC)

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Inclusion of gays and lesbians[edit]

Hello Ms Fan. As a firm supporter of the increasing inclination of the ACC to be properly inclusive of gays and lesbians (as of other minority groups whose interests the Gospels according to many Anglican views champion) I wonder if the ACC article doesn't now begin to be somewhat disproportionately focused on this issue. As you would doubtless be aware, certain elements in the Anglican Communion increasingly seek to characterise both the ACC and more particularly the ECUSA as the gay churches of the Communion, and surely the emphasis of the ACC is on inclusiveness of gays and lesbians simply being a part of the mandate to be doers of the word and not hearers only, as the Epistle of James has it, and to love God and love our neighbours as ourselves as Christ's summary of the law has it. Would there be any special objection to the section on inclusion of gays and lesbians being edited down in volume of words (or perhaps part of it hived off into a separate article as to inclusion of gays and lesbians in the ACC) so as to make it clearer that this is not a special issue of the ACC but only a part of its broader concern with love and tolerance for all?

On a quite separate track, I feel that the ACC article has become rather top-heavy with discussion of the early history of the church in Canada: the photos and discussion of early, pre-settlement church presence in what is now Canada are certainly very decorative but I question whether they have as much to do with the ACC as their prominence in the article suggests. I, however, would not peremptorily make cuts to the article along the lines I have suggested without there being a consensus among Wikipedia editors who have taken an interest in the article. Possibly this discussion could be hived off into a sub-article: oh...I see that it is borrowed from an already-existing article....

What do you say about these observations, Ms Fan? Masalai (talk) 11:57, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Good day, I would like to point out (kindly remember) that wikipedia is not a soap box. Even know you support same sex blessings please remember the purpose of the wiki project. This means that all edits must not show any bias. I am sure you will understand. Blessings —Preceding unsigned comment added by Thright (talkcontribs) 19:01, 7 March 2008 (UTC)

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Dianne Haskett[edit]

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Homosexuality and Anglicanism & British punctuation[edit]

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OGS[edit]

Thanks for adding the page on OGS! I reviewed their own page, and I couldn't see any indication that they are "secular"; they live "in the world" in a dispersed way, but so do many of the other communities listed (OP, BSG, for example). They take vows, have a rule, etc., in a way which looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, AFAICT. Now it seems to me we also need a page on the Sisters of the Good Shepherd! Tb (talk) 13:23, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your comment. I think that the practice has been not to draw these distinctions on the Anglican religious order page for a couple reasons, one of the biggest being that the canonical distinctions are different in every country, and nonexistent in most. So the list has had the practice of being broad rather than narrow. The OGS do indeed take vows, though not monastic vows, as I understand it.

Likewise, if you look at Roman Catholic religious order you'll see that the list includes the Maryknoll (technically a society of apostolic life) and the Oratorians.

I think this is the best way to approach the question, since to most folks the canonical distinctions are not all that crucial. Tb (talk) 20:58, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

I agree completely that the distinction is well-mentioned on the individual articles. My only nervousness in the case of OGS is that the word "secular" isn't used in their own literature. But you clearly understand the ins and outs of their history better--including that they themselves aren't agreed about what they are! So perhaps the ideal thing would be a section in the OGS article explaning the question and (ideally) giving references? Tb (talk) 23:42, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

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ELCIC and the word narrowly[edit]

Good day, please do not add the word narrowly to the ELCIC page. It does not fit with wiki policy as it is subjective and not factual. Thank you —Preceding unsigned comment added by Thright (talkcontribs) 18:56, 7 March 2008 (UTC)


Thanks for you comments. I believe that we must becareful not to exclude the other synods for the ELCIC page. Currently there is a divide among synods and the ELCIC page seems to favour the Eastern Synod. I believe the edits (which are not mine) that have included the vote count better fits within the context. Take care. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Thright (talkcontribs) 21:30, 7 March 2008 (UTC)


Please act respectful[edit]

Can you please refrain from using the language that you used on my talk page. I do not like it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 555623a (talkcontribs) 22:05, 7 March 2008 (UTC)


stop vandalising my user page —Preceding unsigned comment added by 555623a (talkcontribs) 22:56, 7 March 2008 (UTC)

Blessing of same-sex unions in Christian churches[edit]

Your recent edits are much better!Thright (talk) 19:25, 16 March 2008 (UTC)

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Dean of All Saints', Edmonton[edit]

You may want to check the article Dean under Anglican Communion. In Anglicanism the Dean is the chief cleric of the Cathedral, and may not be the Rector of the Parish associated with the Cathedral. The terms Dean of X, Dean of X Cathedral or Dean of Cathedral Name can all be used where X is the See City. The use of Dean of X is mostly used in the Church of England, while Dean of Cathedral Name is used outside the Church of England. I have no doubt that in the case of St. James' Cathedral in Toronto that the Dean is called Dean of Toronto, but In the case of All Saint's Cathedral the Dean is referred to as Dean of All Saint's Cathedral, and not Dean of Edmonton.

Sapperbdl (talk) 01:08, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Ummm??? --Sapperbdl (talk) 20:19, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

Yes. All Saints' is my Parish Church. --Sapperbdl (talk) 20:32, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

Hello. I finally found a reference on the ACC's website. [2] shows that the practice within the ACC is that the Dean is Dean of Cathedral, not Dean of the Diocese. However, it can be correct as I stated earlier to refer to a Dean as Dean of See City instead of Dean of Cathedral. I am updating the article. --Sapperbdl (talk) 15:17, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

In this particular case I could agree to do so since Jane was both the Dean of the Cathedral and Rector of the Parish as well. In the case of some Cathedrals the Dean is not Rector of the Parish which resides at the Cathedral, however, with all Saints' this position has been combined since the position of Dean was created in 1956 when All Saints' went from being a Pro-Cathedral to a Cathedral. --Sapperbdl (talk) 19:24, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

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Corpus Christi (feast)[edit]

Re our disscussion at Talk:Corpus Christi (feast).
Thanks for your efforts to clarify this for me, but I'm afraid I'm still not following you.

  • You wrote: "Maundy Thursday (as we've established) isn't an appropriate time for such festivities" -- I don't have any problem with that (I don't make these rules :-) ), but I'm not sure what festivities, or why Maundy Thursday wouldn't be an appropriate time for them.

I currently have a vague understanding (based on User:Carl.bunderson's edit to the article) that the purpose of the feast of Corpus Christi is "to honor the Eucharist". That's all I was trying to find out.
Thanks again. I'm not trying to be troublesome, I'm just dense I guess. Have a good one! -- Writtenonsand (talk) 20:04, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

Per your latest post to my Talk: Fair enough -- I guess I could have phrased my original question more clearly.
You wrote "you backtracked". Well, I'd prefer to characterize this as "I attempted to clarify."
Anyway, my question was addressed in the article, which was what I was hoping for. Carl and I talked about this and seem to be okay now.
Thanks to you both for your help and discussion on this. -- Writtenonsand (talk) 21:08, 3 June 2008 (UTC)

AofC[edit]

He is the dicoesan, yes he chooses to delegate to the Bishop at Canterbury, but taht delegation could be withdrawn. It's too much info for the lead, and the delegation is already mentioned in the article. David Underdown (talk) 15:22, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

Those two words to me seem slightly misleading - what's not clear from the sources I've been able to find is the extent to which actual Ordinary authority is delegated to the Bishop at Canterbury, does he have actual authority over the other suffragans, or would the Archbishop still potentially have to be involved in matters of discipline? Putting de jure in seems to weaken the Archbishop's position to me. We probably ought to be discussing this at the article talkpage, rather than our respective talkpages, as there's a bit more chance of wider discussion there. David Underdown (talk) 16:07, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

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Peers in Boston[edit]

Dear Ms Parrish-Fan, Do you have a citation for this item? It tends to suggest that Mr Peers has taken up full time residence in a monastic community in Massachusetts, which hardly seems likely. Regards, Masalai (talk) 00:51, 27 June 2008 (UTC)

(My apologies, incidentally, for not having previously got your name quite right. Are you in fact "Ms Carolyn Parrish Fan" or "Ms Carolyn Parrish-Fan"?) Masalai (talk) 03:33, 27 June 2008 (UTC)
Or indeed, "Ms Fan"? Masalai (talk) 03:34, 27 June 2008 (UTC)

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Lutheranism and the Deuterocanonical Books[edit]

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I know Lutheranism's view is not alaways the same as Luther's view and changes to Template:Books of the Bible‎ make it seem that all Lutheranism follow the Deuterocanonical Books as part of the cannon. --Carlaude (talk) 19:36, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

Clerical celibacy[edit]

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Pope John Paul II[edit]

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"Archbishop of Papua New Guinea"[edit]

Greetings to you again in Toronto from Brisbane, Australia. Someone has created an article "Archbishop of Papua New Guinea" and referred in it to the "Archdiocese of Papua New Guinea." In fact there's no such office and no such archbishopric. (That is of course RC terminology, not Anglican.) This I suppose calls for a merge proposal (not that I know how to do that) but in fact there isn't anything in the article that merits transferring into the article on the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea (which is in fact an Anglican "Province" -- in the sense that the Anglican Church of Canada, the Church of South India and so on are provinces of the Anglican Communion, but it is also only one ecclesiastical province as well, there being only one metropolitan). How do you think this ought to be dealt with? Masalai (talk) 04:41, 5 September 2009 (UTC)

Mariner's Church lawsuit[edit]

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"still plenty of "episcopale" church signs in QC"[edit]

Greetings again, Ms Parrish-Fan.

There may well indeed by plenty of "espiscopale" church signs in Quebec, but there are also plenty of "Anglican/Episcopal" signs in anglophone Canada.

Surely one doesn't need to advert to what is clearly an extremely informal explanation in such forums though.

Masalai (talk) 10:03, 9 November 2009 (UTC)

Dear Ms Parrish-Fan --
Oh yes, to be sure: and Anglican churches across the country display signs saying "The Anglican/Episcopal Church welcomes you."
I really don't think it signifies though, do you? (Really?) Masalai (talk) 07:02, 11 November 2009 (UTC)

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Hey. I have to challenge your interpretation of the source. The LA Times article says "Leaders of the new Anglican Church in North America said they took the extraordinary step to unify congregations and dioceses that had fled the American Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada over issues of Scripture." Again the Irish Times, "would bring together groups that have left the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada over gay issues and rebels who left decades ago over issues such as the ordination of women and changes to the Book of Common Prayer. Although the rebels are united in their opposition to gay priests and gay unions, they disagree on issues including the ordination of women."

However, I read over your revision and I can live with it. Happy editing. Ltwin (talk) 02:58, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

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