The blog Transfigurations reports on an Anglican/Episcopal church settlement which prevents the departing Anglican parish from joining the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) for at least five years. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette provides more details in a report on the split. Responding to the crisis, the blog Anglican Curmudgeon reflects on the costs of leaving the Episcopal church.
The Most Rev. Douglas Woodall has resigned as Archbishop of United Stated Armed Service and Federal Chaplaincy in order to join the Missionary Diocese of All Saints under the Anglican Church of North America (ACNA).
Meanwhile, Northern Plains Anglican argues that the radical attendance drop by orthodox primates at the Primates meeting in Dublin demonstrates the sever spiritual disunity in global Anglicanism.
Elsewhere in the news, Christianity Today reports on a study showing that the rate of giving by Evangelicals has dropped during the recession. Contrast this news to the report by the National Catholic Register, which shows the rate of giving by Catholics has gone up during the recession.