December 12, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Gathering in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, as the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO), at the invitation of the Rt Revd Dr Howard Gregory, Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, we have been acutely aware of the season of Advent and the promise of Isaiah and John the Baptist that God is doing a new thing: ‘A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots’ (Isaiah 11.1);...
December 10, 2013
[From the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order] The rich flavour of Jamaican church life has greeted members of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO) gathered in Ocho Rios at the invitation of the Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, the Rt Revd Howard Gregory, himself a member of that Commission.
After initial discussions on deepening unity within the Anglican Communion and with other Churches, group...
December 4, 2013
Yesterday was World AIDS Day. In this blog the Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on what has been achieved in the global response to HIV/AIDS, and what challenges remain – See more here.
Recently I had the privilege of discussing the issue of HIV/AIDS with the Archbishops of Southern Africa and Burundi, and the Executive Director of UNAIDS...
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 Bernard Ntahoturi of the Anglican Church of Burundi speaks about the importance of the World Council of Churches and the ecumenical movement.