(RNS) For decades now, traditional Anglicans have watched leaders in the West abandon key components of historic Christianity.
Articles tagged “Anglican Communion”
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Some African bishops view a new Anglican structure as unnecessary and prefer restoring the communion to its original form.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Archbishop Justin Welby’s proposal drew some positive responses in Britain and wait-and-see approach in Africa.
LONDON (Reuters) Justin Welby will propose to the 38 national church heads that communion be reorganized as a group of churches all formally linked to Canterbury but no longer necessarily to each other.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) A tribunal found one of the priests guilty and stripped him of his clergy credentials after examining the evidence by witnesses and his defense.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In a statement issued from Lambeth Palace in London, Welby said that the American church’s decision “will cause distress for some and have ramifications for the Anglican Communion as a whole, as well as for its ecumenical and interfaith resolutions.”
(RNS) At last week’s meeting, conservative Anglican prelates addressed a new concern: Interfaith relationships with Muslims.
(RNS) Nigerian Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon’s appointment has drawn criticism from gay groups who pointed out that he has a history of anti-gay statements.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Welby said that although individual churches remain “strong, resilient and thriving,” the differences among them remain profound.