“They have experienced the same kind of thing as congregations in Fort Worth and San Joaquin,” she noted, referring to attempts by former leaders in those places to take ownership of diocesan property and leave loyal Episcopalians without a spiritual home. “The church is more than a building, and has become stronger and more creative in exile.”

–Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefforts-Schori, comparing the experiences of Anglicans in Zimbabwe dealing with state persecution under the heel of one of the world’s most repressive regimes and Episcopal denominational loyalists who have lost property in the former ECUSA dioceses of Fort Worth and San Joaquin; this may be the single stupidest thing I’ve ever heard come out of the mouth of a mainline denominational official, and that say something

(Via MCJ.)