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Archbishops hold Canterbury summit over threat of schism

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Archbishop Of Canterbury | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, Timesonline Anglican archbishops will hold an emergency meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury today to discuss the unfolding schism in the Church in America. The meeting between Dr Rowan ... Read more..

Gafcon Primates meet the Archbishop of Canterbury

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Archbishop Of Canterbury, Common Cause, Global Anglican Future Conference, News | Comments Off

By Stephen Sizer It is time for plain speaking: The Episcopal Church in the USA and the Anglican Church of Canada have prostituted the Christian faith and authorized that which God ... Read more..

New American Province looms

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Church of England Newspaper  December 5 By George Conger A THIRD Province movement in North America will be the topic of a special meeting at Lambeth Palace today (Dec 5). The Archbishop of ... 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..

Understanding Rowan Williams for the first time

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

By A S Haley, Anglican Curmudgeon, Hat Tip Barbara Gauthier Archbishop Rowan Williams has proved to be a complete enigma. As a theologican he can uphold the traditional church teachings on the ... 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..

Rowan’s Rule reveals the complex character of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, Timesonline Rowan's Rule: Rupert Shortt,  Hodder & Stoughton £18, Times Books It is a rare and welcome privilege to be given insights into the humanity of a figure in ... Read more..

Rowan Williams haunted by suicide of troubled Oxford student who fell for him

Sunday, November 9th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

David Brown and Ruth Gledhill   The Times The suicide of a fellow student at Oxford 33 years ago has been revealed as one of the defining moments in the life ... Read more..

Lambeth Conference bishops’ approval ratings of the Covenant, the Conference, Dr Williams, the ACC and the Primates’ Meeting

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

  Bishops’ approval of Covenant hangs in the balance by Bill Bowder ... Read more..

Fresh Expressions leader to be Bishop of Sheffield

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

  No.10 Downing Street announces today the appointment of The Revd Dr Steven John Lindsey Croft, currently Archbishops' Missioner and Leader of the Fresh Expressions team, as the next Bishop of ... Read more..

Lambeth Conference and its (non) follow up – George Conger

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Lambeth Conference, News | No Comments »

By George Conger,  Institute on Religion & Democracy “The pieces are on the board” for the resolution of the Anglican conflict, Williams asserted. “And in the months ahead it will be ... Read more..

Archbishop to announce outcome of Common Word dialogue

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Islam | No Comments »

From Christian Today The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will today announce the outcome of two days of intensive talks between Muslims and Christians at Cambridge University. The closed-door discussions are ... Read more..

Muslims and Christians do not fully understand each other says Rowan Williams

Monday, October 13th, 2008 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Faith, Islam | No Comments »

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, admitted yesterday that the Christian and Muslim faiths are so fundamentally different that both sides are still unable to understand ... Read more..

Archbishop of Canterbury urged to create new province for US conservatives

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Archbishop Of Canterbury, Common Cause, News, TEC | No Comments »

Senior bishops express "shock" at the Episcopal Church's decision to depose the Bishop of Pittsburgh Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is facing growing pressure to ... Read more..

Wales ends flying bishop role – “unnecessary and inconsistent”

Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Church In Wales, News | No Comments »

http://www.forwardinfaith.com/artman/publish/article_462.shtml English reaction to Welsh news 18 September 2008 The decision of the House of Bishops of the Church in Wales to discontinue the role of Provincial Assistant Bishop for those who in conscience ... Read more..

Liberal Western Anglican Bishops Say Lambeth Conference Failed to Resolve Communion’s Problems

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By David Virtue, VirtueonLine The recently concluded Lambeth Conference which calls for diversity and inclusivity by ultra-liberal Western bishops will not heal the wounds in the Anglican Communion, and will do ... Read more..

Lambeth absentees press on as letters wait to be sent out

Friday, September 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Global Anglican Future Conference, Lambeth Conference | No Comments »

By Bill Bowder, Church Times A MONTH after the Lambeth Conference, the 230 or so absent Anglican bishops have not yet been contacted in order to “build bridges” with them. In ... Read more..

Dr. Deborah Pitt’s response to Bishop Tom Wright.

Thursday, September 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Archbishop Of Canterbury | No Comments »

From Anglican Samizdat Published with Dr. Pitt’s permission: Dear Bishop I was very interested to read the letter published in yesterday’s Times from you and your co-signatories. (I read the online version also) ... Read more..

Gay priest Dr Jeffrey John could become a bishop in Wales

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion | No Comments »

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine The gay clergyman whose abortive appointment as Bishop of Reading came close to splitting the Church of England could soon become Britain’s first openly gay diocesan bishop. Dr ... Read more..