Missionary bishop’s PTO withdrawn

In June this year, the Archbishop of Canterbury sent a letter to the Primates of the Anglican Communion & Moderators of the United Churches expressing his concern at “cross-border interventions” and the planting of “missionary bishops”, whom he did not consider to be necessary. On 1 July, the Anglican Mission in England (AiME) has published a Press Release stating that Canon Andy Lines had been consecrated as a Missionary Bishop, and on 28 July Christian Today reported that the Diocese of Southwark had signalled its opposition by not renewing his permission to officiate. Continue reading