Is this the Tanzania Solution?
George Conger seems to have a scoop:
Anglican primates of The Global South will propose a two-province solution to the divisions of doctrine and discipline confronting The Episcopal Church at this week’s primates’ meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Gathered at a hotel next door to the official venue of the primates’ meeting, members of the Global South coalition of primates met with U.S. and Canadian traditionalist leaders Feb. 11-12 to discuss plans for a possible future shape of the Anglican Communion. A second meeting of primates of the CAPA (Conference of Anglican Provinces of Africa) was planned for today, and the primates’ meeting itself begins Wednesday.
The Global South bloc at the primates’ meeting will ask their follow primates to give approval to plans outlined in the Kigali Communique published last September and developed in a paper titled “The Road to Lambeth” that establishes a separate Anglican jurisdiction in the United States in communion with the See of Canterbury. This jurisdiction would gather “Windsor-loyal” Episcopalians, parishes, dioceses, clergy and bishops into a second church.
In addition to current members of The Episcopal Church, the new province would include the Anglican Mission in America (AMiA) and the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA), and would be open to reunion with the Continuing Anglican churches in the United States.
This is, to be frank, an almost perfect solution. It allows for all orthodox parishes, dioceses et al to remain in the Communion. It also gives TEC just a little more time to become Windsor Compliant and for the Primates to spell out exactly what that would look like and what the exact consequences of non-compliance would look like.
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