Tag Archives: Oran Warder

Allegations of questionable gifting emerge at St. Paul’s Alexandria VA.

Anglican Watch has uncovered allegations of questionable gifting practices at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va. These include reports that prominent parishioners paid for a 300-person reception celebrating the rector’s 20th anniversary with the parish. Additionally, we believe another prominent parishioner may have paid for Warder’s wedding reception in 2010. These allegations are part of Anglican Watch’s ongoing investigation of Read More

Top ten toxic terrors of TEC

Anglican Watch  is pleased to announce its first annual Top Ten Toxic Terrors of TEC list for 2022. Inclusion on the list is intended to highlight people, churches and dioceses that are causing lasting harm to others due to abusive conduct. This is vital for the survival of the denomination, as the church cannot change if it cannot identify Read More

Unwilling to condemn torture, St. Paul’s Alexandria goes for tortured logic and feel-good theology

Anglican Watch first reported, nearly four months ago, prominent members and leaders of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va., Anne and David Ayers, appear to be owners in the company behind the post-9/11 torture program. Under that initiative, mostly Muslim men, many of whom were never charged with a crime, were waterboarded, given forced anal feedings, and subjected to mock executions among   other horrific tactics. TheEpiscopal Church, at the national level, has already condemned these practices with the Episcopal Peace Read More