Anglican Church of South America

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April 3, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Peru has established the “Help us to help Others” commission to mobilize financial support for the most vulnerable and neglected communities amid ongoing floods and mudslides. During the first months of 2017 the “Niño” phenomenon has...

March 7, 2012

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of the Southern Cone of America’s Synod has proposed that its province becomes two.

According to a statement issued on March 6, the two provinces would be one comprising Peru, Bolivia and two dioceses in Chile (one to be formed) and...

December 15, 2011

The Ven. Michael Pollesel will be consecrated as Bishop of Uruguay in the late spring. Photo/Ali Symons/General Synod communications

[Anglican Journal] The Ven. Michael Pollesel, former general secretary of the Anglican Church of Canada, has been elected bishop...

March 1, 2010

Episcopal Relief and Development is reaching out to dioceses affected by the magnitude-8.8 earthquake that hit Chile on Saturday, Feb. 27, killing at least 700 people.

The quake struck off the Pacific coast at 2:34 a.m. local time at a depth of nearly 22 miles. The epicenter was...

February 12, 2009

In a statement posted online, retired Diocese of Eau Claire Bishop William Wantland denies having told Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori that he wanted to renounce his orders.

On January 15, Jefferts Schori said that Wantland had written to her November 15 to say that he had "...

January 22, 2009

Episcopal Church bishops William Wantland and Henry Scriven have renounced their orders and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has accepted their renunciations.

 

Jefferts Schori said that Wantland, the retired bishop of the Diocese of Eau Claire, had written to her...

November 14, 2008

Delegates attending the 26th annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on November 15 overwhelmingly approved realignment with the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone.

 

It was the fourth time within 12 months that members of a diocese severed ties to the...

November 8, 2008

Deposed Pittsburgh Bishop Robert Duncan was elected November 7 to serve as bishop of a diocese where a majority of members recently voted to leave the Episcopal Church and realign with the South America-based Anglican Province of the Southern Cone. The election, which was held at a special...

November 6, 2008

A majority of delegates to the 131st annual synod of the Diocese of Quincy voted on November 7 to leave the Episcopal Church and realign the diocese under the jurisdiction of the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone, which covers the southern portion of South America.

The action was...

October 3, 2008

Deputies to the 143rd diocesan convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh October 4 voted 240-102 to leave the Episcopal Church.

 

Minutes later, in voice votes on three resolutions (Resolutions One, Two, and Three here), the deputies realigned the diocese with the...

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