6 Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic and Diocese of Cascadia Welcomed, Congregations Forming in the Carolinas and Southwest The Provincial Council of the Anglican Church in North America unanimously voted to grant admission and full diocesan status to two new dioceses today. In addition, the Council also unanimously voted to admit two groups of congregations in […]

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Western Anglicanism declines even as Global South rises Do not copy Anglicanism from England, said Sydney Archbishop By David W. Virtue in Singapore www.virtueonline.org April 25, 2010 Anglican Observers from New Zealand, Australia and the US to the Fourth Global South Encounter castigated Western liberal Anglicanism and urged Global South Anglican leaders to uphold the […]

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When will gay couples be able to take vows in the Church of England? February 24th, 2010 Posted in News | One of the most striking features of the GAFCON Jerusalem Statement and Declaration of June 2008 was the formation of a Primates Council which was urged to ‘authenticate and recognise confessing Anglican jurisdictions, clergy […]

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February 17th, 2010 Posted in Theology | by David Ould, Stand Firm This lack of proper engagement and even fair representation has led to a theologically illiterate church. But illiteracy is always the preferred option if you don’t like what you read – especially in the Scriptures. I think what disappoints me most in what […]

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From Forward in Faith The Holy See has today published the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus, which will provide for Personal Ordinariates for Anglicans entering into full communion with the Catholic Church. The text of the Apostolic Constitution, and its Complementary Norms, can be read here. The Chairman of Forward in Faith, Bishop John Broadhurst, has […]

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November 9th, 2009 Posted in Roman Catholicism | According to its own doctrinal standards and history, the Church of England’s true nature is that of a Protestant, Reformed, Evangelical and catholic (in other words, universal) church. Orthodox Anglicanism is therefore defined by reference to these characteristics only, which are set out in the Thirty-nine Articles […]

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Episcopal leader holds firm on gay rights Says N.H. bishop’s election a blessing Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori held a coffee hour at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. (GEORGE RIZER/GLOBE STAFF) By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff Saying “I don’t believe that there is any will in this church to move backward,” the top official […]

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