anglican communion

  • September 1, 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.

  • August 5, 2009

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

  • July 14, 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.

  • June 9, 2009

    The Anglican Bishop of Kurunagala in Sri Lanka, the Rt Revd Kumara lllangasinghe, has written to Anglican churches throughout the world to appeal for crisis aid for refugee casualties following the bloody end to the war there.

  • April 21, 2009

    Just one journalist turned up for the recent GACON press conference of hard-line Anglicans. Is the long-running ecclesiastical war becoming a media snore?

  • February 4, 2009

    As global Anglican leaders meet in Egypt, the Rev Colin Coward of Changing Attitude is blogging daily on developments.

  • February 4, 2009

    The Primates of the Anglican Communion, meeting in Alexandria, Egypt, have called for solidarity and practical support for the people of Zimbabwe, having heard first-hand accounts of the crisis there.

  • February 2, 2009

    The proposed Anglican covenant and global issues such as Zimbabwe and the world financial crisis are being addressed by the 38 Anglican primates meeting from 1-5 February 2009 in Alexandria, Egypt.

  • February 1, 2009
  • October 22, 2008

    In a thoughtful, passionate and challenging reflection on homosexuality
    and the Christian church, Glynn Cardy's focus is not on an 'issue' but
    on the people who are most affected by prejudice, and their need for
    justice, dignity and human rights.