Category - anglican communion

  • 5 Nov 2009

    The Anglican Communion must oppose legislation which dehumanises, fails to protect, and makes pastoral care impossible for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, says Colin Coward. This is a moment of truth.

  • 27 Oct 2009

    The whole people of God, including the clergy, are part of a living church present in communities throughout the world, says Savi Hensman. But the centrality of an empowered laity to a liberating faith can often be lost amidst debilitating church squabbles.

  • 26 Oct 2009

    The debate about provisions offered by Pope Benedict XVI to Anglicans wishing to join the Roman Catholic Church ignores the fact that the majority of Anglo-Catholics are in favour of women’s ministry, say two major Anglican societies.

  • 21 Oct 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI announced plans to allow provisions that would accept groups of former Anglicans who wish to convert to the Roman Catholic Church, according to a statement from the Vatican.

  • 13 Oct 2009

    The Anglican Communion Environmental Network is urging Christians to prepare for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties Meetings to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009.

  • 12 Oct 2009

    Retired Bishop Peter Selby, says anti-gay sentiment should not set the tone of Anglican debate and that the Archbishop of Canterbury should speak up for more than just holding church institutions together.

  • 18 Sep 2009
  • 1 Sep 2009

    The Anglican Communion's first openly gay bishop has received a standing ovation at the Greenbelt festival in Cheltenham. Gene Robinson's call for a sexual ethic based on integrity and trust was greeted with prolonged applause.

  • 5 Aug 2009

    A joint statement from groups working together in the Church of England

  • 14 Jul 2009

    The Stonewall riots in June 1969 in New York helped to transform society in the USA and beyond, says Savi Hensman. The General Convention of the Episcopal Church in July 2009 is far more sedate, but the issues facing Christians of all traditions are profound.