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Statement from the Global South Primates Steering Committee, Cairo, Egypt 14-15 February 2014

20. February 2014

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Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. (Ephesians 4:3). 1. The Global South Primates Steering Committee met at All Saints Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt from 14-15 February 2014. We were delighted to have The Most Rev. & Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Bernard...

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A Statement in response to the Pilling Report - 12 December 2013

14. December 2013

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We are writing to express our serious concerns in regard to the Pilling Report. We know that the House of Bishops of the Church of England will be discussing this and we would like to assure them of our prayers so that the Holy Spirit would guide them to the right decisions. First, we would like to say that we believe that the church of...

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Nairobi Communique and Commitment & other GAFCON 2 Resources

29. October 2013

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Nairobi Communique and Commitment & other GAFCON 2 Resources

Resources from recently concluded Global Anglican Future Conference are available from these links: Nairobi Communique and Commitment Closing Press Conference Some very good video recordings of the Plenary Sessions  

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From Primates and Bishops of the Global South at the Toronto Congress, September 2013

19. October 2013

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From Primates and Bishops of the Global South at the Toronto Congress, September 2013

Toronto, Ontario September 20, 2013 Greetings to the Faithful of the Anglian Communion and all our Friends in Christ: We write to you from a conference in Toronto, Canada, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 Pan-Anglican Congress held here. We are Primates and bishops representing the Anglican Global South, including the...

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12 Jan 2013: Statement from the Primates of the Global South of the Anglican Communion

16. January 2013

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We, Primates of the Global South of the Anglican Communion, are deeply concerned and worried by the recent decision of the Church of England’s House of Bishops which approves that clergy living in civil partnerships can be candidates to the episcopate. There is already an ambiguity regarding civil partnerships per se. We learnt...

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Global South Letter to Archbishop-elect, Justin Welby

14. November 2012

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To: The Rt. Rev’d. Dr. Justin Welby 8 November 2012 Dear Bishop Justin, Greetings in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! On behalf of the Primates of Global South of the Anglican Communion, we would like to congratulate you on your election as the Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England. We pray that the Lord...

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Letter from the Global South Primates Steering Committeee to Bishop Mark Lawrence

25. October 2012

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Dear Bishop Mark Lawrence, Greetings in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! Several of the Global South Primates met recently as we gathered in Singapore for the Installation of Rt. Rev. Rennis Ponniah as the new Bishop of Singapore. We were saddened, but not surprised, by the news of your inhibition and possible deposition by the...

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Global South Primates’s letter to the Crown Nominations Commission on the appointment of a new Archbishop of Canterbury

10. August 2012

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An excerpt from the letter: It is the reality of the Anglican Communion in the 21st Century that the majority of Anglicans are found within the Global South, especially in Africa. Resulting from the faithful witness of Western missionaries over the past two hundred years, Anglicans today stand in worship and witness amidst diverse...

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Communiqué of the Global South Primates Bangkok, Thailand, 20 July 2012

21. July 2012

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1. We, the Primates and representatives of 17 Global South Provinces, met in Bangkok, Thailand, from 18-20 July 2012, in conjunction with the Global South Conference on the Decade of Mission and Networking. 2.  The theme of Conference called the Church to “Be Transformed by the Renewing of the mind to Obedience of Faith for...

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Letter from Abp Rowan Williams to participants at GSMC

12. July 2012

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12 July, 2012 Global South Meeting on Decade of Missions and Networking 16 to 21 July 2012, Bangkok In the Name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, I greet you all as you gather to reflect on a Decade of Mission and Networking.  At the present moment, our world faces the gravest problems.  The cycles of poverty in many...

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