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JAMAICA: Episcopal Church Warned by Covenant Chairman Not to Pass Sexuality Resolutions at GC2009

15. May 2009

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JAMAICA: Episcopal Church Warned by Covenant Chairman Not to Pass Sexuality Resolutions at GC2009 May 14th, 2009 By David Virtue, Virtueonline The Episcopal Church was given a stiff warning by the Archbishop of the West Indies and chairman of the Covenant Working Group today that if it passes any sexuality resolutions at GC2009 it...

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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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A response to ACC-14 in Jamaica from Global South delegates

13. May 2009

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We have taken part in the whole process of discernment and decision-making at ACC-14. We wish to share with our own provinces and the wider Communion our observations and initial conclusions from the meeting. The Covenant We had come to Jamaica ready to move forward on the Covenant. The deliberations and decisions of the Council make...

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s Presidential Address to the 14th Meeting of the ACC

13. May 2009

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s Presidential Address to the 14th Meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council, Kingston, Jamaica Monday 11 May 2009 What have we achieved?  What are the challenges we’ve discovered?  What are the lessons we’ve learned?  There’s no absolute measure for achievement.  In critical...

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Future shape of Anglican Communion uncertain, says Archbishop of Canterbury

13. May 2009

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Could turn into ‘federation’ if covenant not passed by all provinces Marites N. Sison, Anglican Journal May 11, 2009 Kingston, Jamaica The 14th Anglican Consultative Council has not “given evidence of any belief” that Anglicans worldwide “have no future together,” said the Archbishop of Canterbury, even as he warned...

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Defeat for Archbishop as Covenant draft is rejected - Religious Intelligence

12. May 2009

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May 11th, 2009 By George Conger, Religious Intelligence The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) will not endorse the Anglican Covenant, and has voted to send it back to committee for further review. The vote comes as a major defeat for the Archbishop of Canterbury who had championed the covenant as the one way to keep the Anglican...

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Read the Live Blog of this Friday’s Discussion at the ACC

09. May 2009

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Non-approval of proposed covenant could ‘make or break’ Anglican Communion, warns Abp Drexel

05. May 2009

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Draft document gives churches ‘autonomy … with strong glue’ Anglican Journal, Marites N. Sison May 4, 2009 Archbishop Drexel Gomez, chair of the Covenant Design Group (CDG), Monday urged delegates of the 14th Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) to send out “for consideration and adoption” the third and final draft of the...

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The Covenant: an introduction by Archbishop Drexel Gomez at ACC-14

05. May 2009

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Source: Anglican Mainstream This was Archbishop Drexel Gomez’s presentation to the Anglican Consultative Council this morning. In it he warns that “the Communion is close to the point of breaking up. If we cannot state clearly and simply what holds us together, and speak clearly at this meeting, then I fear there will be clear...

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Latest on the Covenant from ACC-14

05. May 2009

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Opening plenary reports, including Archbishop of Canterbury's welcome speech Archbishop Drexel Gomez’s presentation to the Anglican Consultative Council on 4th May Report from ACC-14 Day Three (by Canon Chris Sugden): The Anglican Communion Covenant and Uganda’s right to choose its delegate A helpful guide to the...

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