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Legal framework set for new Third Province in North America

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

By George Conger, Religious Intelligence Leaders of the Third Province movement sidestepped the contentious issue of women clergy last night, and have endorsed a provisional constitution and canons governing the emerging ... Read more..

North American Anglican Province Formed As Rival To The Episcopal Church

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

By David W. Virtue in Wheaton, Illinois www.virtueonline.org 12/3/2008 A new Province of the Anglican Church in North America, a rival province to The Episcopal Church USA complete with a provisional ... Read more..

Historic week for Anglican Communion: From Chicago to London to Canterbury

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Historic week for Anglican Communion: From Chicago to London to Canterbury Bishop Martyn Minns was at Truro yesterday and held a Bishop's Forum between services. He reported on recent and upcoming ... Read more..

Archbishop of Wales would consecrate gay bishop

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Church In Wales | Comments Off

From Daily Post THE Archbishop of Wales has revealed how he would personally consecrate a gay bishop if the Church in Wales approves such a contentious choice. The Most Rev Barry Morgan ... Read more..

The Crisis in the Episcopal Church – could the same thing happen in the C of E?

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, TEC | Comments Off

By Geoffrey Kirk, New Directions So it's official; we are past the worst of the crisis in The Episcopal Church. The presiding Bishop has told us so. The remarkable thing was ... Read more..

Half of Church of England clergy ‘will be women’ by 2018?

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in Women Bishops | Comments Off

By Trevor Gundy, Anglican Journal A member of the (Anglican) Church of England’s general synod who supports a greater female role in the church has predicted that within 10 years half ... Read more..

Open Letter to the House of Bishops

Thursday, November 13th, 2008 Posted in Women Bishops | Comments Off

From Massinformation (Hat Tip: Kendall Harmon) Thursday 13th November 2008 Most Reverend and Right Reverend Fathers in God,   Tomorrow you will meet as a House of Bishops to discuss the current state of the ... Read more..

Robinson led retreat for gay Catholic priests

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Homosexuality, Women Bishops | No Comments »

From Seacoastonline  (Hat Tip: Stand Firm) Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson said he led a confidential retreat a few years ago for gay Roman Catholic priests. Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in ... Read more..

What’s up Down Under?

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Ecclesiology, Sydney Anglicans | No Comments »

By Dale Rye, Covenant The recent decision of the Diocesan Synod of Sydney, in the Anglican Church of Australia, to allow the administration of Holy Communion—i.e., the celebration of the Eucharist—by ... Read more..

Why Open Evangelicals are hyper-Protestants and REFORM is moving to the centre

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Church of England | No Comments »

By John Richardson   This is a comment I have posted in a thread on the Stand Firm website, where they are discussing an earlier article on this blog. I am hoping ... Read more..

Questions to Bishop Bob Duncan -1: on what could happen in the UK, the role of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Windsor Continuation Group

Sunday, October 19th, 2008 Posted in News | 2 Comments »

The first questions to Bishop Bob Duncan at his press conference covered the following: Rev James Rosenthal:  A question about whether there would be a continuing propensity to split. Answer:  The history ... Read more..

The Ongoing Conversation: ‘A Code of Practice’

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

By Fr Jeffrey Steel I have been given permission from Miranda Threlfall-Holmes to write up a brief (whatever it is I can recall) of our conversation that we had today about ... Read more..

DO WE NEED A NEW OXFORD MOVEMENT?

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

By David Phillips, Church Society This summer’s Lambeth Conference hardly provided a flood of news stories for the media as attempts were made to avoid controversy. However, some comments, which were ... Read more..

Evangelical leader urges Anglicans to break away

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Global Anglican Future Conference, Women Bishops | No Comments »

By Riazat Butt, Guardian English churches opposing the ordination of women and homosexuals are planning to defect from the Church of England to join the Global Anglican Future Conference, a breakaway ... Read more..

Evangelical leader urges Anglicans to break away

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, Global Anglican Future Conference, Women Bishops | No Comments »

By Riazat Butt, Guardian English churches opposing the ordination of women and homosexuals are planning to defect from the Church of England to join the Global Anglican Future Conference, a breakaway ... Read more..

Church of England clergy ‘flying bishops’ opt-out proposed to aid move to women bishops

Sunday, October 5th, 2008 Posted in Women Bishops | No Comments »

By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, Telegraph.co.uk Church leaders will propose allowing a number of "flying bishops" to serve male clergy in an effort to prevent the exodus of traditionalists from the Church of ... Read more..

Miss Congeniality

Friday, September 26th, 2008 Posted in TEC | No Comments »

Source: The Parish Paper of St. John's Church  From the American Anglican Council Date: September 21, 2008 Anyone who expected to see an ogre in action at the diocesan meetings with Katharine ... 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..

Cardinal calls for ‘new Oxford movement’

Monday, August 25th, 2008 Posted in Ecumenism, Roman Catholicism | 1 Comment »

From The Catholic Herald A Vatican cardinal has called for a new Oxford Movement in the Anglican Communion in an address at the Lambeth Conference. Addressing a small working session of Anglican ... Read more..

Archbishop of Canterbury says ‘The Book of Common Prayer remains one of the standards of belief for Anglicans.’

Friday, August 22nd, 2008 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury | No Comments »

From The Anglican Planet For the first time during the 2008 Lambeth Conference, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, addressed the press and entertained questions from them. During this 25-minute ... Read more..