anglican communion

  • August 3, 2007

    A report in this week’s Church of England Newspaper (3 August 2007) claims that Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria may ordain a bishop for an English jurisdiction before the Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops in 2008.

  • July 19, 2007
  • April 18, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has said that he will visit the United States in an attempt to repair relations within a fractured Anglican Communion.

  • April 2, 2007

    Church of England chief Rowan Williams says that Anglicans should be listening to lesbian and gay people and opposing discrimination and homophobia. But critics want to see action.

  • March 23, 2007

    Episcopal bishops in the USA say attempts to impose a parallel leadership on them and to make them exclude gay people are against Gospel and Reformation principles. They have asked to meet the Archbishop of Canterbury.

  • March 14, 2007

    Churches can help people act small and think big in the struggle againts poverty and injustice, says the Archbishop of Canterbury on a trip to Africa

  • February 25, 2007

    In the aftermath of a tense Anglican Primates (provincial heads) meeting in Tanzania, under-fire Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori of the Episcopal Church in the United States has briefed the community of people who work at the denomination's Centre in New York on how oversight will be offered to a church divided on issues of sexuality and biblical interpretation.

  • February 23, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, who is spiritual head of the fractious 78-million strong worldwide Anglican Communion, has described the decisions taken by the recent Primates (heads of provinces) meeting in Tanzania as a trust-building exercise to preserve unity in the face of disagreement.

  • February 20, 2007

    Anglican Primates (chief presiding bishops, archbishops and moderators) were last evening (19 February 2007) emerging from intense discussions at their meeting in Tanzania, as commentators across the world waited for a twice-delayed communiqu?© from the gathering concerning moves to secure the future of the 78-million strong Communion. The communiqu?© was finally issued at 22.30 GMT.

  • February 19, 2007

    A slave market whipping post once stood where the high altar now rises inside Zanzibar's 127-year-old Christ Church Cathedral. Here the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, began the Eucharist on 18 February 2007 with prayers asking "forgiveness for the past, mercy for the present, and humility for the future" - writes Bob Williams for Episcopal News Service USA.