GAFCON adopts moratorium on women bishops

Apr 22, 2018 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink: The archbishops of the GAFCON movement have enacted a moratorium on the consecration of women to the episcopate. In a communique released on 20 April 2018 at the close of their meeting in Entebbe, Uganda, the archbishops of the reform movement within the Anglican...

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Diocese Of Fort Worth Protests First GAFCON Woman Bishop

Mar 3, 2018 by

from Forward in Christ Magazine: RE: Appointment of Elizabeth Awut as Bishop. To the GAFCON Primates: Greetings in the strong name of our Lord, Jesus Christ. In advance of the GAFCON meeting in Jerusalem this summer, we renew our gratitude for the many sacrifices the international body of Anglican...

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GAFCON responds to AU comments on South Sudan

Feb 16, 2018 by

by Andrew Gross, Anglican Ink: Anglican.Ink recently reported on the story of the consecration of a female bishop in South Sudan.  (You can read more about that story here.)  In the related Anglican Unscripted episode, questions were raised about why Gafcon did not break the story.  Specifically,...

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Restoring order to the Church when relationships break down

Feb 13, 2018 by

by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC: The GAFCON movement has hit a bump in the road. This week, it was made pulic that Archbishop Daniel Deng-Bul, the outgoing Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan (ECSS), consecrated a woman bishop in December of 2016. This is a material breach of the GAFCON...

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Archbishops set up group to review 2014 Women Bishops Measure after Sheffield debacle

Feb 10, 2018 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: THE House of Bishops has expressed regret that “not nearly enough” was done to create an understanding of the practical outworking of the settlement that accompanied the Women Bishops Measure. An Implementation and Dialogue group has been established to help the...

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GAFCON responds to South Sudan consecration of woman bishop

Feb 9, 2018 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink: The appointment of Elizabeth Awut as Assistant Bishop of Rumbek was a “wartime expediency” akin to the consecration of Florence Li Tim-Oi in Hong Kong during the Second World War, and not a change in church discipline authorized by the House of Bishops of the...

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