Lambeth Conference

  • August 14, 2008

    Leaders of the Anglican Communion left for home from the Lambeth Conference earlier this month having heard the Archbishop of Canterbury say there is "wide support" for measures to resolve disputes.

  • July 31, 2008

    The openly gay US bishop whose consecration in 2003 polarised the worldwide Anglican Communion, says he believes that one day the Church will regret its rejection of homosexuals the way that it now regrets its past support for slavery.

  • July 30, 2008

    Addressing more than 600 of the world's Anglican bishops, Britain's chief rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks has appealed to Jews and Christians to forge common cause and reach out to other people in a world dominated by politics and economics.

  • July 26, 2008

    Following comments from a cardinal that have caused controversy, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has welcomed the presence of a delegation from the Roman Catholic Church at the 2008 Lambeth Conference.

  • July 25, 2008

    One of its centres of attraction in the Lambeth Conference marketplace has been the stall "Seeing Christ in Human Rights", which shows gay Christians and the Gospel in a different light.

  • July 25, 2008

    When Anglican bishops attending the Lambeth Conference took part in an anti-poverty walk with other faith leaders through central London, they traced steps that vividly illustrate the real divisions of our world, says Savi Hensman.

  • July 24, 2008

    Amid all the talk of division, the bishops gathered at Lambeth were able to express deep unity in joining a central London march against global poverty.

  • July 24, 2008

    Cardinal Ivan Dias has told Anglican bishops that division hinders the reception of the Gospel message in a sceptical world. US evangelical Brian McLaren has called for a culture shift in Christianity.

  • July 24, 2008

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will today lead a high-profile march through London to highlight the need for governments to take firm action on the eradication of poverty worldwide.

  • July 23, 2008

    Though women are primarily involved as advisers, spouses and fringe participants at the male-dominated Lambeth Conference this year, in future the number of women bishops will grow and one might well be presiding Archbishop.