Updated: Archbishop of Canterbury sets out vision for 2017 primates meeting

Episcopal Church Anglican Consultative Council members issue statement on ACNS story's claims

Editor’s note: This post was updated at 5:05 p.m. EST Feb. 1 to add the following statement from the Episcopal Church’s three Anglican Consultative Council members in response to the Anglican Communion News Service story below. Statement from the Episcopal Church’s members of the Anglican Consultative Council As the Episcopal Church’s members of the Anglican […]

Anglican Communion Task Group holds first meeting to ‘maintain conversation’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Task Group set up after the Primates’ Gathering and Meeting in January to “maintain conversation” has met for the first time and stressed its determination to work together. But it acknowledged the process would take time and could not be rushed. The primates asked Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to […]

Presiding Bishop part of group for conversation amid ‘deep differences’

[Anglican Communion News Service] A task group has been appointed to “maintain conversation” among the primates of the Anglican Communion as requested during the gathering of primates at Canterbury Cathedral in January. The primates asked the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish the group as part of their commitment to “walk together” despite “deep differences.” The […]

ACC ‘neither endorsed nor affirmed’ primates’ action, six outgoing members say

[Episcopal News Service] The six outgoing members of the Anglican Consultative Council and the Standing Committee on May 6 released the following statement about action taken on April 18 during the ACC-16 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia. Walking Together: A Clarification May 6, 2016 Since the enriching, empowering and constructive meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council […]

Anglican Consultative Council declines to go along with ‘consequences’

Decision was small part of day that saw action on many issues facing communion, world

[Episcopal News Service – Lusaka, Zambia] An April 18 Anglican Consultative Council marathon resolution-passing session saw ACC members take stands on climate change, gender justice, safe church environments, youth involvement in the communion, solidarity with persecuted people, and interfaith and ecumenical relations, among other issues. And the council declined to endorse or take any action […]

A summary of Anglican Consultative Council resolutions

[Episcopal News Service – Lusaka, Zambia] In a marathon legislative day April 18, the Anglican Consultative Council passed 44 resolutions. The resolutions, which will eventually be numbered in order of passage, are due to be posted here soon. Below, grouped by topic, are summaries of each. Anglican Communion relations Resolution 16.xx: Walking Together receives the […]

Video: Archbishop Justin Welby unpacks Primates’ communiqué

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has used his presidential address to the Church of England’s General Synod to update members on last month’s Primates Meeting and Gathering in Canterbury. He also gave his impression about the current state of the Anglican Communion. Justin Welby’s Presidential Address to the General Synod […]

Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on Primates Meeting

[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury has written a reflection on the meeting of Anglican Primates in Canterbury last week. Last week the Primates of the Anglican Communion gathered in Canterbury for a week of prayer and discussion. You might well have been following the events in the media. I want to share some thoughts […]

Canadian primate offers further reflection on the Primates Meeting

[Anglican Church of Canada General Synod] “Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it” (1 Corinthians 12:27) Throughout the meeting of the Primates last week, I thought much about St. Paul’s teaching about the Church being the Body of Christ in the world.  It is the image at the very heart of Anglican […]

Video: Primates Meeting press conference

Press conference held Jan. 15 at the conclusion of the Primates Meeting in Canterbury, England.