anglican communion

  • 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 29, 2008

    This week the Anglican bishops gathered at the Lambeth Conference will have to confront their divisions and future options.

  • 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

    Anglican bishops from Sudan, who are part of the meeting of the Lambeth Conference, have issued an appeal to Christians to stand in solidarity with the suffering people of their country.

  • July 24, 2008

    Author and evangelical thinker Brian McLaren wants to shift the argument within Christianity away from "culture wars" and towards a rediscovery of the Gosple message free of the overbearing impact of Christendom culture.

  • 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 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.

  • July 21, 2008
  • July 19, 2008

    Bishops from the worldwide Anglican Communion have been experiencing hospitality visits and prayer retreats in advance of the formal element of the Lambeth Conference, which is meeting on the campus of the University of Kent.