CNN: U.S., Canadian churches withdraw from key Anglican body
FOX: Anglican Church Asks U.S., Canada to Leave
So, which was it? Maybe a little of both. Here are the opening sentences of each article. CNN’s tone is more indicative a big rift with words like “under pressure from conservative church leaders” and “horrified.” Fox’s words are a little milder; e.g., “agreed” and “internal church disagreements.” Reading only one article would leave you perhaps with a different impression of what happened than reading the other.
CNN: The U.S. Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada have withdrawn from a key body of the global Anglican Communion under pressure from conservative church leaders horrified by the election of a gay bishop in the
Fox: Anglican primates agreed Thursday that the U.S. Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada would withdraw from a key body of the global Anglican Communion after failing to overcome internal church disagreements about the election of a gay bishop in the
[Note: I am adding this on Feb. 25th. Both CNN and FOX have run additional stories after the above articles. I will continue to follow the issue.]