Pittsburgh Bishops to attend Lambeth Conference

May 7, 2008 by

From  Pittsburgh Diocese Document Actions Bishops Robert Duncan and Henry Scriven confirmed today that they will be attending both the Global Anglican Future Conference in June and the Lambeth Conference of Bishops this July and August.    Bishops Robert Duncan and Henry Scriven confirmed today that they will be attending both the Global Anglican Future Conference in Jordan and Jerusalem in June and the Lambeth Conference of Bishops in Kent, England, this July and August....

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Bishop Iker to attend 2008 Lambeth Conference

May 2, 2008 by

Bishop Jack Iker of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth confirmed today that he has accepted the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury to attend the Lambeth Conference of Bishops, which is to meet July 16 thru August 3 at the University of Kent in England. Given the strained relations in the Anglican Communion and the role of the Lambeth Conference as one of the Four Instruments of Communion, Bishop Iker believes it is important for him to attend this gathering of Anglican Bishops from...

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Australian Anglicans appoint first woman bishop

Apr 11, 2008 by

From the Sydney Morning Herald One of Australia’s first Anglican women priests has shattered the stained glass ceiling to become the nation’s first woman bishop. Perth Archdeacon Kay Goldsworthy, 51, was named as an assistant bishop, to be consecrated on May 22. But if she visits Sydney, which remains opposed to women bishops, she will only be formally acknowledged as a deacon and unable to exercise her ministry as a priest or bishop. The unanimous decision to appoint Archdeacon...

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Australian Anglican leaders agree to protocol on women bishops

Apr 10, 2008 by

From TheWest.com Australia’s Anglican leaders have taken another step towards women bishops, agreeing on a protocol to deal with the contentious issue. The move, which came out of this week’s Anglican bishops’ conference in the NSW city of Newcastle, followed last year’s ruling by the church’s peak law body that there were no legal hurdles to women becoming bishops. The bishops said in a statement today the Women in the Episcopate protocol, which was adopted at...

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