November 18, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Steering Group of the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) has said that in many parts of the Communion full value is not yet given to Anglican women’s organizations that contribute to God’s mission among marginalized women and girls.
In a communiqué issued after their UK meeting, Steering Group members reflected on the place of women in the Anglican Communion and concluded that more needed to be done to ensure...
[Church of England] Archbishop Justin gave a short presentation about his recent activity to the General Synod this afternoon at Church House, Westminster. The text of the presentation can be read below.
‘A few months ago the Business Committee requested the inclusion of a presentation of Archbishop’s activity to Synod, as an experiment. If the Synod feels it to be of no value no doubt they will tell the Business Committee who will discontinue us.
[Church of England press release] The Church of England’s General Synod on Nov. 18 approved a motion, moved by Archbishop of York John Sentamu, to “re-evangelize” England, including the creation of a new Task Group.
Sentamu , introducing a debate on intentional evangelism, called on synod to put evangelism at the top of its agenda, saying: “Next to worship, witness is the primary and urgent task of the church.”
“Compared with evangelism everything else is...
November 14, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The...
November 11, 2013
[International Anglican Women's Network press release] On the first day of their London meeting, members of the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) Steering Group were delighted to learn of the election of Agnes Abuom as the first woman and first African moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
IAWN Steering Group member Claudette...
November 2, 2013
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[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks with ENS about the importance of the World Council of Churches and the ecumenical movement.