May 8, 2013
The following statement was released by the Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue after their fourth meeting May 2 to 5 in Cape Town, South Africa. More information, and other statatements from the Consultation, are also available online.
A Testimony of Hope
The fourth Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue...
May 7, 2013
A TESTIMONY OF HOPE
THE FOURTH CONSULTATION OF ANGLICAN BISHOPS IN DIALOGUE
The fourth consultation among Canadian, American and African bishops took place in Cape Town South Africa from Thursday May 2nd to Sunday May 5th 2013. We met in the context of worship, prayer, Scripture reading and the breaking of bread. Through the presentation of papers, continuing conversation, and growing relationships we engaged in...
April 17, 2013
April 16, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] In an interview for the ‘Travellers’ Tales’ radio show, Archbishop Justin spoke about finding God, his prayer habits, and how the church can be a symbol of unity.
Archbishop Justin’s earliest encounters with Christianity, as a schoolboy at Eton College, were not particularly inspiring.
“The main point of chapel was to finish learning the French irregular verbs that you hadn’t learned the previous evening because you were...
April 10, 2013
By CPWR Staff, Adaptation of original Bahrain Interfaith report by Sheikh Maytham Al Salman
According to clergy spanning a world of spiritual beliefs, Bahrain is an island nation half populated by immigrants who live in peace. For Bahrain Interfaith, this captures the essence of diversity and harmony. Easter, a holiday that is most important in Christianity, was the backdrop there for an important snapshot of a Persian country where interfaith is the vehicle for social cohesion. ...
April 1, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] An agriculturalist in the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has encouraged farmers in Africa to adopt a biblically-based version of conservation agriculture known as “Farming God’s Way,” to curb food insecurity on the continent.
Stephen Gaturu, a project officer in charge of food security in one of the Regional Development Services in ACK, praised the technique. “It has helped farmers in Kenya because it involves farming using resources like...
March 28, 2013
Presbyterians stand up to curb corruption
March 28, 2013
March 23, 2013
[Anglican Communion Office] The morning of the first day was one of introductions. There are six new members of the Standing Committee (Mrs Helen Biggin, the Rt Revd Eraste Bigirimana, Professor Joanildo Burity, the Revd Dr Sarah Macneil, Ms Louisa Mojela, and Mr Samuel Mukunya) therefore much of the first session was given over to an orientation session. This consisted of an explanation of member’s roles and responsibilities.
Secretary General of the Anglican Communion,...
March 22, 2013
Archbishop Justin Welby
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and The Lord Jesus Christ.
We greet you on this day of celebration and assure you and your family of our prayers for your future ministry.
We are grateful for this opportunity to worship in Canterbury Cathedral and be reminded of our historic faith that is grounded in the revealed Word of God.
We encourage you to stay true to the ‘faith once delivered...
March 21, 2013
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.][Episcopal News Service -- Canterbury, England] One-time oil executive and former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby was formally enthroned (twice) as the 105th archbishop of Canterbury on March 21 during a two-hour ceremony that blended an ancient liturgy with a few...