Nigerian Bishop appointed next Secretary General of Anglican Communion Office

Apr 8, 2015 by

By David W. Virtue DD, VOL; The Anglican Archbishop and Primate of Nigeria, the Most. Rev. Nicholas Okoh has extended his “goodwill” to Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Bishop of Kaduna, in his appointment as the new Secretary General of the Anglican Communion office in London with a “wait and see” policy as to how this will play out, a representative from the Church of Nigeria has told VOL. The Nigerian Anglican province, along with a number of other African, Asian and Latin...

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New ACC secretary rejects anti-gay label

Apr 7, 2015 by

By Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Anglican Ink: In Benin on Sunday 23rd March, 2014 at St. Mathew’s Cathedral where Knights and their wives were being admitted, I encouraged them to continue to uphold family values in their homes bringing up their children as Christians in order to make a difference in their society. I then went on to challenge the National Assembly, comparing corruption with homosexuality that they had just criminalized. I wished the National Assembly had spent all that time and...

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Nigerian Bishop to be next secretary-general of the Anglican Communion

Apr 3, 2015 by

From ACNS: The Most Revd Dr Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon has been appointed to be the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion. Dr Idowu-Fearon currently serves as Bishop of Kaduna in the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) where he has earned a global reputation in the Church for his expertise in Christian-Muslim relations. He was selected out of an initial field of applicants from Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Since 1998 the Most Revd Dr Idowu-Fearon has been...

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Anglican Unscripted 164 – Is the Mother Church finished?

Mar 4, 2015 by

Kevin and George discuss ‘border crossing’ (church plant Christ Church Salisbury), and the influence of AMiE and Gafcon.  The Church of England is seen as a problem by the wider Anglican Communion, and Kevin and George attempt to join the dots.  

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Bishop Graham Kings appointed as Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion

Feb 17, 2015 by

From Mission Theology: The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Church Mission Society and Durham University have become partners in creating an innovative seven year post: Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion. The purpose is to research, stimulate, connect and publish works of theology in the Anglican Communion, with particular focus on insights from Africa, Asia and Latin America, in their ecumenical contexts. The Rt Revd Dr Graham Kings, currently Bishop of Sherborne, has been appointed...

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The missionary roots of liberal democracy

Jan 23, 2015 by

Evangelicals Now February 2014 Archbishop Welby has just completed 149,000 miles with his wife Caroline in visits to all 38 provinces of the Anglican Communion. He told the Times (Dec 6 2014):” Will there be an Anglican Communion [in thirty years time]? Very, very likely indeed. But it will look very different.” He was interested and surprised to find that being part of the Anglican Communion enabled Christians to have contact with government and local leaders, even when they were very small...

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