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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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A Communiqué from the Global South Conference on the Decade of Mission and Networking, July 16 - 21, 2012 at Bangkok, Thailand

21. July 2012

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A Communiqué from the Global South Conference on the Decade of Mission and Networking, July 16 - 21, 2012 at Bangkok, Thailand

  ...with the theme “Be Transformed by the Renewing of the Mind to Obedience of Faith for Holistic Mission in a Radically Changing Global Landscape” (Rom 12.1f; 2 Tim 4.7).    1.  This Conference is a response to the call at the 4th Global South to South Encounter in Singapore April 2010 to gather...

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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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Communiqué of the Global South Primates during their visit to China in September 2011

14. September 2011

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Lead Photo: The Primates in a dialogue session with the National leadership for the TSMP/CCC at their head office, led by Elder Fu Xianwei, Chairman of the national TSPM, and Revd Gao Feng, President of the national CCC. 1. At the kind invitation of His Excellency Mr. Wang Zuoan, Minister for the State Administration for Religious...

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Preamble to the Letter of Accession - Province of Southeast Asia

16. May 2011

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Preamble to the Letter of Accession - Province of Southeast Asia

This Preamble gives an account of the decisions that led to the drawing up of the Anglican Communion Covenant. It also outlines the raison d'être for the Church of the Province of South East Asia’s agreement to sign the Anglican Communion Covenant. The historical events of the past decade which caused the ‘torn...

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On the Dublin Meeting:  GSA Editorial

21. January 2011

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21st January 2011 There have been various interests and concerns expressed about the absence of some Global South Primates at the forthcoming Dublin Primates’ Meeting. Where these Primates are concerned, arriving at such decision was not a sudden or knee-jerk reaction. Both before, and more so after, The Episcopal Church has...

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Sudan independence referendum ‘free and fair’

20. January 2011

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Sudan independence referendum ‘free and fair’

Southern Sudan’s week long independence referendum was free and fair, independent poll monitors have reported and turn out heavy. The results of the referendum on independence for the Southern African, Christian half of Sudan from the Northern Muslim, Arab governing in Khartoum are being tallied this week, but preliminary returns...

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A Joint Communiqué for Friends and Partners of the Diocese of Iran and Diocese of Peshawar

01. January 2011

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December, 2010 On the 21st of November 2010, at St John’s Cathedral, Peshawar a service was held to establish a diocesan link between the Diocese of Iran and the Diocese of Peshawar. The Diocesan Bishops expressed to one another the desire to partner in the Great Commission and service of Christ’s people in the South Western...

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The Conference Statement of the 2nd All Africa Bishops Conference

03. September 2010

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Preamble The second All Africa Bishops Conference, organised by the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA), met in Entebbe, Uganda, from 23rd to 29th August 2010. Participants included 398 bishops representing the following Provinces: Burundi, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Indian Ocean, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda,...

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CAPA Primates Communiqué,  Uganda

29. August 2010

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CAPA Primates Communiqué,  Uganda

August 29, 2010 1. In a spirit of unity and trust, and in an atmosphere of love the Primates of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) as well as Archbishop John Chew, the Chairman of the Global South, which represents the majority of the active orthodox membership in the entire Anglican Communion, met during the 2nd All...

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