Category Archives: Anglican Communion

Assisted Suicide Legalisation Proves Divisive for Anglican Communion

From here: A debate over legalizing assisted suicide for the terminally ill in the U.K. has unfurled in the Anglican Communion after a number of former Anglican archbishops backed a proposed bill, while the Church of England confirmed its opposition. … Continue reading

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It’s New Zealand’s turn

From here: An Anglican pastor has quit the church and is taking his congregation with him after the governing body moved ahead with plans to bless same-sex relationships. Charlie Hughes, the former vicar of St Michael’s in Henderson, says he … Continue reading

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First openly gay Anglican bishop Gene Robinson announces divorce

From here. Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Anglican church, whose ordination split the church in the United States, is to divorce his husband after four years of marriage. The 66-year-old retired bishop married in 2010 when … Continue reading

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Archbishop Stanley Ntagali Comments on Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, the Church of England’s “Pilling Report,” and the Open Letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

From here: 30th January 2014 The Church of Uganda is encouraged by the work of Uganda’s Parliament in amending the Anti-Homosexuality Bill to remove the death penalty, to reduce sentencing guidelines through a principle of proportionality, and to remove the … Continue reading

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GAFCON 2

Just for those who do not know, Global Anglican Future Conference #2 is happening in Nairobi October 21st – 26th 2013. Would be good to pray that God give them wisdom and courage. Interestingly enough, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who … Continue reading

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Bishop of Durham to be Archbishop of Canterbury

From the Daily Telegraph Sources have confirmed that the Eton-educated bishop will be announced as successor to Dr Rowan Williams as early as Friday, after the Crown Nominations Commission put his name forward to Downing Street. It marks a meteoric … Continue reading

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A Report from the Anglican Consultative Council in New Zealand

From this report, it seems clear that the chief purpose of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting taking place in New Zealand is, at all costs, to steer clear of any discussion that might have some bearing on the plight of … Continue reading

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Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans Leaders Conference Statement and Commitment

From the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans H/T David Virtue In 2008 the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) was held in Jerusalem, drawing together more than 1100 Anglicans from around the world, including bishops, clergy and laity. GAFCON recognized that the … Continue reading

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Peter Ould on Rowan Williams’ Legacy

Read the whole thing here.   When Rowan Williams ascended the throne of Augustine, the Anglican Communion was entering a phase of discernment as to the future. Which direction would it take? How would the tensions be handled? Was there … Continue reading

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The Church of England rejects the Anglican Covenant

The Church of England’s rejection of the covenant will have some interesting side-effects. I don’t believe the covenant ever stood much chance of reigning in wayward provinces like the ACoC and TEC even if it had been accepted by a … Continue reading

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