21. February 2008

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In memoriam: Professor David F Wright

In memoriam: Professor David F Wright
Professor David F. Wright, in a photo with Archbishop John Chew (left) and Canon Terry Wong, taken in January 2008 in Edinburgh Professor David F. Wright died on Tuesday morning, 19 February 2008. Dr Michael Poon, Global South Anglican Theological Formation and Education Task Force, wrote this tribute: For a brief time from...
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20. February 2008

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Gafcon conference ‘rearranged’

The Gafcon organizing committee, which is arranging an alternative to the Anglican Lambeth Conference, has announced that the dates and venue of the Jerusalem conference have been changed. Following consultations with the Bishop in Jerusalem, the Rt Rev Suheil Dawani, the conference will now be broken into two parts: a consultation for...
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19. February 2008

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Sydney Standing Committee report and Abp Jensen’s Synod address

The Standing Committee of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney has given its full support to Archbishop of Sydney Dr Peter Jensen’s decision not to attend the Lambeth Conference. The decision was announced earlier this month and this was Standing Committee’s first meeting since then.
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19. February 2008

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Church of Uganda Still a Part of Anglican Communion

“The Church of Uganda is not seceding from the Anglican Communion,” said Rev. Canon Aaron Mwesigye, church spokesperson.  “Some press stories have misrepresented our position.”  “The plain fact is that we are simply not attending the Lambeth Conference in July 2008, but we are still very much a part of the Anglican...
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19. February 2008

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More Anglican congregations decide their future

Seven Anglican congregations voted this weekend to accept the episcopal oversight of Bishop Donald Harvey, Moderator of the Anglican Network in Canada, under the Primatial authority of Archbishop Gregory Venables and the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone. Most churches accepted this option with decisive majorities. Read more
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19. February 2008

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Metchosin Anglicans vote to split from church

Jeff Bell and Catherine Rolfsen, Victoria Times Colonist; Canwest News Service Published: Monday, February 18, 2008 Eighty-six per cent of participating parishioners at Metchosin’s St. Mary the Incarnation Anglican Church voted yesterday to separate from their national body over the issue of same-sex marriage, part of a pattern...
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