September 3, 2014
[Anglican Communion Office] The Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council (AOCICC) met in Kilkenny, Ireland, from 27 to 30 August 2014.
This was the second meeting of the Council in its present round.
Major tasks of this meeting included:
- Editing of a booklet which introduces AOCICC’s 2011 paper on Ecclesiology and Mission (Belonging Together in Europe) for the faithful of both communions...
September 2, 2014
August 29, 2014
[Anglican Communion Environmental Network press release] “Sleeper awake!” is the opening call of a new Anglican resource for the Season of Creation, the third in a series published by the Anglican Church in Southern Africa.
The resource has sermon notes and liturgical materials covering the themes of climate change, eco-justice, water, creation and redemption and...
August 28, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches in India’s southern Kerala state have given a mixed response to government proposals for a total prohibition of alcohol within 10 years.
While Christian leaders have welcomed the ban, which will be gradually phased in over the next decade, some are concerned at calls for Communion wine to be included.
Bishop Dharmaraj Rasalam of the Church of South India’s South Kerala diocese, told the...
August 20, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] The Anglican Diocese of El Salvador recently named five priests, including two in the Episcopal Church, as candidates to be its next bishop.
The five nominees are:
- The Rev. Ricardo Bernal, Diocese of El Salvador;
- The Rev. Juan David Alvarado, Diocese of El Salvador;
- The Rev. Juan Antonio Méndez,...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Most Rev. Daniel Sarfo, primate and metropolitan of the Church of the Province of West Africa (CPWA) and bishop of Kumasi in Ghana, has called on Christians around the world to dedicate one Sunday as a day of prayer for the deadly Ebola disease that has struck the west African region.
In an interview with ACNS, Sarfo said: “We encourage Anglican churches world over to express solidarity by observing one Sunday as Ebola Sunday and to...