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Proposed North American Province Rocks Anglican Boat

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America | Comments Off

By Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion & Democracy “While disaffected groups have split from the Episcopal Church in the past, the fact that many of these groups are now unifying is unprecedented.” — ... Read more..

Presiding Bishop declares inhibited Fort Worth bishop has renounced his orders

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

From Episcopal Life Online by Mary Frances Schjonberg [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said December 5 that she had accepted Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Bishop Jack Iker's ... Read more..

Bishop Iker – Renunciation of Orders?

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in News, TEC | Comments Off

From EpiScope Today, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori "accepted the renunciation of the Ordained Ministry of this Church, made in writing on November 24, 2008 by the Right Rev. Jack Leo ... Read more..

The Future of the Anglican Church in North America

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, Global Anglican Future Conference | Comments Off

By Stephen Noll People are asking two questions about the Anglican Church in North America: 1. Does ACNA want recognition as part of the Anglican Communion? 2. What makes ACNA different from the ... 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..

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..

Anglican row spills into US as Episcopal church splits over homosexual priests

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

By Tom Leonard, Telegraph.co.uk Conservatives and liberals within the Anglican church in North America are to split following a five-year battle over the ordination of homosexuals.    The formation of a new traditionalist ... 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..

Summit will not debate Gafcon

Sunday, November 30th, 2008 Posted in Global Anglican Future Conference | Comments Off

By George Conger, CEN Members of the Joint Standing Committee [JSC] of the Primates and the Anglican Consultative Council are scheduled to meet this week, Nov 25-27 at St. Andrew’s House ... Read more..

Send a Christmas Gift to the Episcopal Church of Sudan

Sunday, November 30th, 2008 Posted in Global Anglican Future Conference, Take Action!, suffering church | Comments Off

Anglican International Development for Relief and Change[Image: Team from AID with Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul and Bishop Alapayo Kuctiel, Bishop of Rumbek] Send a Christmas Gift to the Episcopal Church of ... Read more..

Down They Go

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

Down They Go - Episcopal Dioceses, Cathedrals, Parishes Face Financial Losses:  News Analysis By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org 11/26/2008 The Episcopal Church is imploding as dioceses, cathedrals and parishes face huge financial ... Read more..

The suspension of ++ Venables and his province: Being decided upon now

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Church of England, News, TEC, suffering church | Comments Off

November 25, 2008  Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent Senior bishops are now considering suspending the Latin American Province A conservative province in the Anglican church faces “punishment” this week for offering a safe ... Read more..

More on Bishop Iker’s Inhibition

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

From George Conger, Religious Intelligence US Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has suspended Fort Worth Bishop Jack Iker from the ministry of the Episcopal Church on the grounds of having backed ... Read more..

Subversion of the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church: On Doing What it Takes to Get What You Want

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

By The Revd Dr Philip Turner, Anglican Communion Institute I Introduction Recent actions of The Episcopal Church (TEC) in the matter of Gene Robinson have sent shock waves throughout that church and indeed ... Read more..

The split in the Anglican Communion widens a tad

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion | Comments Off

From USA Today Barry Kosmin, one of the nation's top researchers on the demographics of faith, argues in a book he co-authored, Religion in a Free Market, that competition among religious ... Read more..

From Stephen’s Witness

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Sermons, Theology | Comments Off

From Contending for the Faith in the Anglican Context:  17th November 2008      Hat-tip: StandFirm Thirdly, the danger to the church comes from real flesh and blood individuals. Jude mentions “some persons” ... Read more..

What’s going on in Sydney?

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Chris Sugden in Evangelicals Now, December 2008 Sydney Diocesan Synod passed a resolution in October that recognized that it is both legal and desirable for those in deacon's orders to celebrate ... Read more..