Author: Ian Douglas – Gay Jennings – Rosalie Simmonds Ballentine As the Episcopal Church’s members of the Anglican Consultative Council, we were dismayed to read in today’s Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) an article that claims we did not vote on matters of doctrine or polity at the most recent meeting of the ACC, known as ACC-16, […]

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Posted on: February 1, 2017 3:14 PM Primates meeting, 2016 Related Categories: Europe and Middle East [ACNS] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has written to every primate in the Anglican Communion to set out his hopes for the next Primates’ Meeting, which will take place in Canterbury in October.  He also gave details of […]

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Same-sex marriage: what does Athens have to do with Jerusalem? By GAVIN ASHENDEN ‘Archbishop Cranmer’ has written a balanced and generous analysis of the House of Bishops’ report on marriage and same-sex relationships. If anyone were to be deemed genealogically competent to look both ways at once in order to hold the balance between […]

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Author: Michael Nazir Ali I welcome the Report of the Bishops’ Reflection Group on Sexuality upholding of the doctrine set out in Canon B30. It is to be noted that this Canon is not just about marriage being between a man and a woman but also about its lifelong nature, the birth and the nurture […]

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Author: Juellus Yesterday the Church of England’s House of Bishops delivered their report giving recommendations to Synod on a way forward in resolving the present turmoil in the church over human sexuality. As I read through the document I got the distinct feeling that the Church of England leadership is pulling a page out of […]

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