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Sounding a shofar: December 3, 2008

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Common Cause, News, TEC | Comments Off

Conservative Anglicans create rival church:  Top leader Duncan expects to see Episcopal Church 'displaced.' Timothy C. Morgan in Wheaton, Illinois | 12/04/2008 Christianity Today In a history-making gesture, conservative evangelical Anglicans, deeply alienated by ... Read more..

Lambeth Palace on new province as Gafcon primates fly in for summit

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Archbishop Of Canterbury, News | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine  Lambeth Palace on new province as Gafcon primates fly in for summit As the Washington Post reports, conservatives from The Episcopal Church 'have voted to form their own ... Read more..

Statement from The Episcopal Church

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, TEC | Comments Off

The Rev. Dr. Charles K. Robertson, Canon to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, has issued the following statement: We will not predict what will or will not come out of this ... Read more..

Greetings from the Anglican Church League, Sydney, to the new Province of North America

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Sydney Anglicans | Comments Off

From ACL Sydney THE COUNCIL OF THE ANGLICAN CHURCH LEAGUE SENDS GREETINGS IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST TO OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS GATHERED IN THE NEW PROVINCE OF ... Read more..

Breakaway Anglicans Aim for Less Division with New Province

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, TEC | Comments Off

By Lillian Kwon, The Christian Post FAIRFAX, Va. – As breakaway Anglicans prepare to introduce a draft constitution for their new conservative province in North America on Wednesday, many within the ... Read more..

Christina Baxter: Hopes we won’t fracture, but believes ACC not competent to handle Covenant discipline

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Anglican Covenant | Comments Off

By John Richardson Christina Baxter, Principal of St John's Theological College, Nottingham Addressing the Chelmsford Diocesan Evangelical Association, Saturday 29 November 2008 at St Michael's, Galleywood The Anglican Church: Where now?  (NB: These are notes ... Read more..

Summary of a Presentation by Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali at NEAC November 2008

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Global Anglican Future Conference, News | Comments Off

Over the last twenty years I have been able to get to know a large part of the Anglican Communion. As study secretary and co-ordinator for the 1988 Lambeth Conference ... Read more..

New Executive Director for Forward in Faith North America

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

From Forward in Faith Forward in Faith North America (FiF NA) announces the appointment of Dr. Michael W. Howell as its new Executive Director. Dr. Howell’s appointment will officially begin on ... Read more..

Anglicanism Upside Down Down Under? – Understanding Lay Administration

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in Apologetics | Comments Off

By David Ould, Stand Firm The move to widen the administration of the Lord's Supper is bound to increase, not decrease, divisions in the Communion. What for Sydney is an imperative ... Read more..

Equipping the Saints – Part IV: The fruits of TEC’s theology

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

At General Convention 2003, the House of Bishops was unable to pass Resolution B001, which would have reaffirmed “Holy Scripture as the foundation of authority in our Church” and “historic positions adopted ... Read more..

Rochester, not Canterbury, is the voice of authority in the Anglican Communion

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Church of England | Comments Off

By Damian Thompson, Telegraph Moral authority in the Anglican Communion is rapidly passing from the floundering Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, to the braver and more perceptive Bishop of Rochester, Michael ... Read more..

Anglican Church lacks leadership, say bishops

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Archbishop Of Canterbury | Comments Off

The Archbishop of Canterbury has failed to provide leadership in the Anglican Church's war over homosexuality, according to two of his bishops. By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, Telegraph   The Bishop of Rochester, Rt ... Read more..

Canada: Conservative clergy unveil new plan

Friday, November 14th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada | Comments Off

By Stuart Laidlaw, Toronto Star Network proponents say even critics might support alternative structure to win peace Breakaway conservative Anglicans hope to set up a new entity within the church to rival ... Read more..

Proposals for new North American Province in a matter of weeks

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, Common Cause, News | No Comments »

"The churches in North America don't have any option. They have been systematically kicked out, persecuted in their own church ... while the Archbishop of Canterbury has done nothing to ... Read more..

David Virtue responds to Andrew Goddard

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

Progressive evangelicals in the Church of England simply don't get it. They believe, falsely, that when they talk of the rich diversity of the Anglican Communion that they are dealing ... Read more..

Diocese of Recife faces fresh attacks from Brazilian Province

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Posted in News, Recife -Southern Cone | No Comments »

Statement from the Diocese of Recife Standing Committee In light of a systematic campaign of misinformation by the Brazilian Province (IEAB) at international level, and facing civil lawsuits posing a direct ... Read more..

Update to ‘What’s up Down Under?’

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Dale Rye, Covenant Aside from those below, I have received a number of comments on this article from Australians and others. They generally agree with the overall thrust, but raise ... Read more..

FiF reacts to recent news from Sydney

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Sydney Anglicans | No Comments »

From Forward in Faith Forward in Faith regrets the recent decision of the Synod of the diocese of Sydney with regard to lay and diaconal presidency at the Eucharist, both of ... Read more..

An Emerging North American Province- by Bishop Bob Duncan

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion Network, Ecclesiology, News | 1 Comment »

From The Church of England Newspaper  31 October 2008 by Bishop Bob Duncan The twin trajectories of The Episcopal Church and of the Anglican Church of Canada away from any Communion-requested restraint ... Read more..

Should the Church be disestablished? Yes, says Dr Sean Gabb

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Church of England | No Comments »

From Timesonline Yes: Dr Sean Gabb Director of the Libertarian Alliance "In the British Constitution, Church and State are joined. The Queen is head of both. There are 26 Anglican bishops in ... Read more..