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“It is too short to tell” - closing address by Abp John Chew

23. April 2010

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“It is too short to tell” - closing address by Abp John Chew

Let me speak in two parts. Firstly, a couple of closing words to end this Encounter. Let me give you some insights on the ‘behind the scenes” challenges in organizing this Conference. The original intent was to host this Encounter in England. Even up to August last year, this was our intent. I still remember that when the...

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Plenary 2: Mission and Evangelism in East Africa - The Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi (21st April)

21. April 2010

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Plenary 2: Mission and Evangelism in East Africa - The Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi (21st April)

This message was presented by Bishop Stephen Kaziimba on Abp Henry Orombi's behalf. I want to begin my portion of the presentation on Mission and Evangelism by reminding us of a very familiar passage in the Gospels.  Mathew 9.35-37 says, 35Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching...

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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s address to the Fourth Global South to South Encounter, 20 April 2010

20. April 2010

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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s address to the Fourth Global South to South Encounter, 20 April 2010

The text of the video address played at the Encounter this morning (Tues). Greetings to you all, in the name of our risen Lord and Saviour. You are meeting in this most precious season of the Christian year – the Easter season when we give thanks for the new creation revealed and made real for us in the resurrection of Christ...

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Archbishop Henry Orombi reveals why he stayed away from the Joint Standing Committee

10. April 2010

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Archbishop Henry Orombi reveals why he stayed away from the Joint Standing Committee

Archbishop Henry Orombi, in a letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury and his fellow Primates, reveals why he stayed away from the Joint Standing Committee. Archbishop Mouneer has earlier submitted his letter of resignation. ------------------ The Most Rev. Rowan Williams Archbishop of Canterbury Lambeth Palace London Your...

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Service to commemorate the completion of Archbishop Akinola’s Primacy and the Presentation of Archbishop Nicholas Okoh

26. March 2010

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Service to commemorate the completion of Archbishop Akinola’s Primacy and the Presentation of Archbishop Nicholas Okoh

By Chris Sugden, in Abuja The service lasted just under four hours and was worth every minute!  Had it been on a weekend, there would have been “an explosion of numbers” a bishop sitting next to me said. The installation had to be held at the smaller Anglican Cathedral of the Advent as that is where the Bishop’s...

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The Anglican Communion as Communion of Churches: on the historic significance of the Anglican Covenant - Michael Poon

22. March 2010

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The Anglican Communion as Communion of Churches: on the historic significance of the Anglican Covenant - Michael Poon

The paper aims to draw out the historic significance of the Anglican Covenant for the Anglican Communion. It begins by examining the nature and reasons of the “ecclesial deficit” of the Anglican Communion. It points out that the ecclesial status of the Anglican Communion has never been clarified. The Anglican Communion arises...

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Archbishop Mourneer resign from the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion

01. February 2010

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...I have come to the sad realization that there is no desire within the ACC and the SCAC to follow through on the recommendations that have been taken by the other Instruments of Communion to sort out the problems which face the Anglican Communion and which are tearing its fabric apart. Moreover, the SCAC, formerly known as the join...

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The Pope’s Anglican Division - Dr Graham Kings

11. November 2009

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The current context of Vatican departments is illuminating. It is right to question both the wisdom of bypassing the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, and its President, Cardinal Walter Kasper, who was not even present at the press conference in Rome, and the depth of knowledge of Anglican tradition in the Congregation for...

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Response to Bp. Tom Wright - Stephen Noll

15. July 2009

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Response to Bp. Tom Wright By the Rev. Prof. Stephen Noll Vice Chancellor, Uganda Christian University I want to join others in appreciating the strong statement by Bp. Tom Wright on the actions of the Episcopal General Convention 2009. It is not time to quibble about the past. He clearly sees the road taken by The Episcopal Church and...

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The Wisdom of the Cross: Some reflections on ACC-14 and the Anglican Covenant - Ephraim Radner

14. May 2009

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Anglican Institute Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 A number of persons from around the Communion have asked me for my perspective on the recent ACC meeting’s treatment of the proposed Anglican Covenant.  There are at least two reasons, I suppose, why my opinion might be solicited.  First, I have been a...

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