gafcon

  • 17 Apr 2015

    A breakaway international Anglican grouping intends to keep spreading its views across the world, including holding a conference in 2018. After meeting in London from 13-17 April, Gafcon Primates’ Council set out its plans in a communiqué.

  • 27 Oct 2013

    At the second Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), which met in Nairobi from 21-26 October 2013, senior clergy from certain provinces firmly condemned fellow Anglicans with views different from their own.

  • 5 Aug 2009

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

  • 15 Jul 2009

    The new coalition of evangelical and Anglo-Catholic parishes launched within the Church of England, claiming to uphold the "traditional biblical view" on homosexuality was unlikley to have been considered in times gone by, says Jonathan Bartley

  • 7 Jul 2009

    Michael Nazir-Ali, the Anglican Bishop of Rochester, is facing strong criticism from both Christian and secular quarters after calling on gay and lesbian people to “repent” of their sexuality.

  • 5 Jul 2008

    The Rt Rev Dr Tom Wright, a leading Evangelical Anglican bishop in the Church of England has said that the tactics of a new factional network within Anglicanism amount to "bullying".

  • 2 Jul 2008

    Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says that he was "violently ejected" from a major London evangelical church after seeking to mount a protest against a hardline Anglican group.

  • 1 Jul 2008

    Some sections of the Anglican Communion are convinced that only their narrow vision of what is permissible in faithfulness to the Christian message is adequate, says Simon Barrow. But they are confounded by the biblical texts they claim loyalty to.

  • 30 Jun 2008

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has responded to the GAFCON declaration which proposes forming a council of bishops to provide an alternative to churches they say are preaching a 'false gospel' concerning homosexuality.

  • 27 Jun 2008

    In a campaign comment ahead of today's election in Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe has condemned Archbishop Rowan Williams as lacking a "moral compass" and said that gays in the church are a sign of "moral degeneracy".