Church of Nigeria, Anglican Church in North America Reach Agreement on CANA Dioceses

May 3, 2019 by

ACNA Press Release: Archbishop Foley Beach, Primate of the Anglican Church in North America, and Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), have signed an agreement regarding the status of the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA) dioceses in both provinces. CANA was originally a missionary movement in North America under the Church of Nigeria. CANA fulfilled two main objectives: they provided a connection between the Church of Nigeria and...

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Statement from GAFCON chairman Archbishop Foley Beach on Canterbury’s invitation to ACNA to observe Lambeth 2020

Apr 28, 2019 by

from Anglican Ink: The Most Rev. Foley Beach, Primate of the Anglican Church in North America and Chairman of GAFCON writes from Sydney: Yesterday I received a letter from Archbishop Justin just moments before the invitation was reported online. I read the online report first and was disappointed to see that the original “news” source had furthered a partisan, divisive, and false narrative by wrongly asserting that I left the Anglican Communion. I have never left the Anglican Communion, and...

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The ACNA and the Priesthood of the Church

Apr 28, 2019 by

by Alice C. Linsley, Biblical Anthropology: This has been a difficult article to write due to the strength of my conviction that women’s ordination to the sacred order of priests is a dangerous innovation that will continue to cause division in the Anglican Church in North America. It is unfortunate that this practice carried over from the Episcopal Church. I have been speaking and writing on this subject for over 15 years, mainly from the perspective of Biblical Anthropology, but also from...

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ACNA Book of Common Prayer published

Apr 19, 2019 by

from Anglican Ink: The Anglican Church in North America has officially released the final texts for The Book of Common Prayer 2019. These texts can be found on the new Book of Common Prayer (BCP) website here.Commemorative editions marking the 10-year anniversary of the Anglican Church in North America will be released at Provincial Assembly in June, and pew editions will be made available for purchase shortly thereafter. In 2009, at the formation of the Anglican Church in North America,...

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The ACNA and the Historic Priesthood

Mar 29, 2019 by

by Alice C Linsley, Virtueonline: This has been a difficult article to write due to the strength of my conviction that women’s ordination to the sacred order of priests is a dangerous innovation that will continue to cause division in the Anglican Church in North America. I have been speaking and writing on this subject for over 15 years, mainly from the perspective of Biblical Anthropology, but also from personal experience as a former priest in the Episcopal Church. I have no illusion...

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The Growth of the Anglican Church in North America

Feb 16, 2019 by

By David Goodhew and Jeremy Bonner, Living Church: Substantial swathes of the Anglican Communion were unaware of the birth of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) in 2009 and remain unaware of it to this day. Others may be conscious of ACNA’s existence but, depending on which side of the various theological divides they fall, will question (or exaggerate) its size and significance. This article is an attempt to clarify the nature of ACNA on its 10th birthday. ACNA is reporting growth,...

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