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.
October 23, 2013
October 17, 2013
[Compass Rose Society press release] The board of directors of the Compass Rose Society, an international mission society that supports the work of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Consultative Council, has elected the Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, the ninth bishop of Texas, as president-elect to succeed the Reverend Canon John L. Peterson as president of the Society in October 2014.
The Society’s 2013 annual meeting held in Canterbury, UK last week...
October 14, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and Episcopalians around the world are being warned to be vigilant after scammers pretending to be Anglican Communion primates have asked for money.
People in countries as far apart as Jamaica, the U.S. and Australia have received e-mails, text messages and even phone calls from people claiming to be Archbishop of the Church of the Province of Central Africa Albert Chama or Primate of The Episcopal Church in the...
October 8, 2013
October 7, 2013
[Church of England press release] The Church of England today welcomed the decision by the Scout movement to keep a “Duty to God” in its core promise introduce and to introduce an additional alternative promise for those without a religious faith.
The Rt. Revd. Paul Butler, Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, and the Church’s lead Bishop on work with Young People said:
“I very much welcome this announcement by the Scout movement that God stays in the Promise. I...
October 4, 2013
[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has urged its bishops to provide guidelines for giving pastoral care to same-sex couples who have entered civil unions under South African law.
The church’s ruling Provincial Synod, currently meeting in Benoni, South Africa, on Oct. 4 adopted a resolution urging its Synod of Bishops to finalize guidelines “as soon as possible.”
“The church neither marries same-sex couples, nor...