Anglican Communion shuts down over coronavirus pandemic

Mar 21, 2020 by

by David Virtue, VOL: GLOBALLY, the Anglican Communion is shutting down. For the first time since 1208, the Church in England ceased all public worship. Church doors have been closed for communion, and the gathering together of the faithful to worship God has been forbidden due to the coronavirus pestilence. During this time, the flock must be fed, and (unlike in 1208) may continue to be so via the internet, comes word from Archbishop Cranmer blog. The Mother Church which can barely muster a...

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Mission and the Anglican Tradition: A Survey

Mar 15, 2020 by

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, former Bishop of Rochester and current President of OXTRAD, will be delivering a series of lectures at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies on Mission and the Anglican Tradition. The lectures will begin at 11am and will take place at St Philip and St James Church, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HR. Bishop Michael says: The lectures arise out of a planned series of works on Reformation Anglicanism. The other contributors are Ashley Null, Archbishop Ben Kwashi, and John...

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Split inevitable in the Anglican Communion – Archbishop Venables

Feb 2, 2020 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: A de facto split has already occurred in the Anglican Communion and the only question now is if and when it becomes de jure. The Anglican Archbishop of South America, the Most Rev. Gregory Venables said the inescapable truth is that it is bound to happen, with the biggest challenge being how to avoid or accomplish it. Addressing the future of the communion following the meeting of some 37 Anglican primates in Jordan called together at the request of Archbishop...

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What will happen to the Episcopal Church, the ACNA, the Church of England and Global Anglicans in 2020?

Jan 15, 2020 by

by David Virtue, VOL: The question might fairly be asked what can we expect in the coming year for The Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church in North America, the Church of England and the broader Anglican Communion. Second Coming predictors and speculators have been notoriously wrong for decades bearing in mind that their sole purpose has been to spare Americans and Brits from the bitter course of persecution thereby demanding the Lord relieve them of the stress and return to rescue them....

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A look ahead at 2020 for the Anglican Communion Office

Jan 11, 2020 by

by Lucy Cowpland, ACNS: Preparations are well underway for this year’s Lambeth Conference in Canterbury. This gathering, to which all active bishops of the Anglican Communion’s member churches are invited, takes place approximately every 10 years and will run from the 23 July until 2 August. The Anglican Consultative Council, Anglican Alliance and Lambeth Conference Company are all part of the Anglican Communion Office (ACO), in London. Staff from all three charities are busy preparing for the...

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GAFCON Chairman says Turmoil in Anglican Communion is Coming from Within

Dec 12, 2019 by

by David Virtue, VOL: The theological and moral turmoil in the Anglican Communion is coming mainly from within, not just from external sources, says GAFCON chairman, the Most. Rev. Foley Beach. In his Advent Letter to GAFCON, Beach opined that GAFCON’s Suffering Church Network prays for persecuted Christians around the world, including a recent firsthand visit to the Church of Pakistan — a church which knows only too painfully the cost of discipleship, “sadly, suffering also...

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