Four Continuing Anglican Church bodies plan joint Synod in October

Jan 18, 2017 by

by David Virtue, VOL: Leaders of four Continuing Anglican Church bodies; ACA/ACC/APA/DHC will hold a joint synod when they meet in Atlanta, Georgia, October 2-6, 2017. At the conclusion of the week it is the intention of the four churches to sign an agreement establishing full communion (communio in sacris) among the four bodies as well as a pledge to pursue in a determined and deliberate fashion increasingly full unity. The Churches will also discuss common plans for mission and evangelism....

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5 Takeaways from 2016—and their implications for 2017

Jan 5, 2017 by

by Phil Ashey, AAC: As we approach 2017, what opportunities and challenges will carry over from 2016 for Anglican followers of Jesus Christ?  I’d like to suggest that there are five “takeaways” from 2016 that we can reflect upon, five challenges that will shape our mission and ministries for Christ as we move into the New Year: Reaffirm the limits of Anglican Diversity Emboldened by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s failure to uphold the January 2016 Primates’ recommendation for discipline of The...

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Are the Leaders of Africa’s Anglican Churches “Despotic”?

Dec 30, 2016 by

by David W Virtue, DD, VOL: A Nigerian Archbishop who is also secretary general of the Anglican Consultative Council — an instrument of unity in the Anglican Communion – blasted Anglican provinces in Africa as the cause of “disagreement even hatred” between fellow Anglicans and conceded that there was no hope or possibility of the Anglican Church ever agreeing on human sexuality. “They [the provinces] must live together or splinter into groups and that will not...

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Are the Leaders of Africa’s Anglican Churches “Despotic”?

Dec 15, 2016 by

by David W Virtue, VOL: A Nigerian Archbishop who is also secretary general of the Anglican Consultative Council — an instrument of unity in the Anglican Communion – blasted Anglican provinces in Africa as the cause of “disagreement even hatred” between fellow Anglicans and conceded that there was no hope or possibility of the Anglican Church ever agreeing on human sexuality. “They [the provinces] must live together or splinter into groups and that will not...

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The Leaders Of Africa’s Anglican Christian Churches Are ‘Despotic’ Says Nigerian Archbishop

Dec 13, 2016 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: The Archbishop who heads the leadership team at the Anglican Communion has confessed he took the job because he felt called to do something to address the “disagreement and even hatred” between fellow Anglicans. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, appointed secretary general of the Anglican Consultative Council last year, said his commitment to reconciliation remained firm. But on the issue at the root of the disagreements, human sexuality, he admitted there was...

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Anglican clerics defy British embassy to kick-start Egyptian tourism

Oct 15, 2016 by

by Jayson Casper, Lapido Media:In a  defiant gesture of faith from beneath the Pyramids, Anglican bishops sent a message to the world this week:  Egypt is safe. And this on a weekend the UK embassy warned against visiting public places. Representing twenty of the more conservative provinces of the worldwide Anglican Communion, delegates to the Sixth Global South conference in Cairo visited the Giza pyramids and dined on the Nile in a show of solidarity. ‘I appeal to you as an Egyptian, please...

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