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June 9, 2004

At least 830 people, meeting in Long Beach, California, for the June 3-4 "Plano West" conference co-hosted by the Los Angeles and San Diego chapters of the American Anglican Council (AAC), were alternately urged to leave the Episcopal Church USA and to press the worldwide Anglican Communion to...

January 13, 2004

The Washington Post on January 14 disclosed a confidential memo written by one of the American Anglican Council's (AAC) chief strategists that reveals the organization's ultimate goal is to replace the Episcopal Church governed by the General Convention with its own confessionally-based...

November 4, 2003

Statements continue to be issued by a variety of groups and individuals in the aftermath of the consecration of openly gay priest Gene Robinson as bishop coadjutor of New Hampshire.

Immediately following the consecration on November 2, the conservative American Anglican Council (AAC)...

October 13, 2003

The topic of "redirection" began with a redefinition. "Brothers and sisters, we are not leaving Anglicanism. We are Anglicanism," said the Rev. James B. Simons, rector of St. Michael's of the Valley in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. Simons and a series of speakers then proceeded to advise participants...

October 13, 2003

After two days of hearing speakers denounce actions of the 74th General Convention, call for intervention by other Anglican primates in the American church, and advise redirection of funds by individuals and parishes, the majority in a gathering of some 2600 Episcopalians and others signed on...

October 13, 2003

On the AAC conference's second day, attention shifted from the past and present to the future.

A morning panel dramatically titled "Intervention!" opened with the Rev. Bill Atwood, general secretary of the Ekklesia Society, speaking about the viewpoint of the Anglican primates and...

October 9, 2003

My initial response to the meeting of the American Anglican Council just ending is that, regardless of what has been said or concluded, those gathered in Dallas are our brothers and sisters in Christ. Baptism establishes an indissoluble bond between those who are baptized and the Risen Christ....

October 6, 2003

An attempt by Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold and Dean George Werner, president of the House of Deputies, to send four observers to the American Anglican Council meeting in Texas has been rebuffed.

Griswold said that the four-Bishop Christopher Epting, deputy for ecumenical and...