Category Archives: Anglican Communion

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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Church of Nigeria reacts to Archbishop of Canterbury’s resignation

I doubt that Archbishop Williams will go to Archbishop Okoh  for a job reference. From here: The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd and Rt. Hon. Dr. Rowan Williams took over the leadership of the Anglican Communion in 2002 when … Continue reading

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Anglican leader Rowan Williams to step down: Archbishop of Canterbury leaves end of 2012 for Cambridge University job

From the CBC The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is stepping down at the end of this year to take a post at Cambridge University. Rowan Williams, 61, is the symbolic leader of the world’s 77 million Anglicans, including about … Continue reading

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Archbishop urges state not to ‘dictate’ over marriage: Ministers should not overrule tradition on the issue of same-sex marriages, the Archbishop of York has said.

From the BBC Dr John Sentamu, the second most senior Church of England cleric, told the Daily Telegraph that marriage must be between a man and a woman. He supported civil partnerships, he said, but only “dictators” tried to overturn … Continue reading

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