Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion is the gathering of Anglican and Episcopal churches from around the world. Today, the Anglican Communion comprises more than 80 million members in 44 regional and national member churches in more than 160 countries.

Anglican Communion

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July 12, 2002

A consultation on the Future of Anglicanism, meeting June 29-July 5 at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford, England, concluded with a declaration that blasted what it called 'a serious breach of Anglican order' in recent decisions to bless same-gender relationships, action that has created 'a widening...

January 29, 2002

(ENS) Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold says his visit to the Church of Nigeria January 15-23 "exceeded any expectations I might have had" and called the trip "an incredible gift" of insight into the challenges faced by Nigerian Anglicans.

Griswold, his wife Phoebe, and four Church Center...

September 30, 2001

Q: "I'm caught off guard when the rather ancient, archaic English title "primate" is used relating to bishops. It is a word definitely in the old Anglican style, but what meaning does it have today?" 

Canon James Rosenthal, editor of Anglican World magazine and an appointed missionary of...

February 18, 2000

The news of the consecration of two American priests as bishops in Singapore on January 29 by a group of conservative primates and bishops has prompted outspoken, colorful outbursts from across the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. Many of the comments, including those from other...

January 30, 2000

My dear brothers:

I have been profoundly disturbed by the caricature that has been presented of the Episcopal Church in the United States as being disregarding of scripture and the classical doctrines of the church. To be sure there are divergent views on the question of human sexuality...

August 16, 1998

Bishop John Spong's ringing indictment (Anglicans Get Literal, Op-Ed, Thursday, August 13, 1998) of what he calls the Anglican Church, which is in fact not a church but a communion of largely self-governing national churches in communion with the See of Canterbury, sounds similar to voices...

June 6, 1997

Anglican churches in mainland Europe should eventually form a separate province, the College of Anglican Bishops in Continental Europe has suggested.

"After several years of growing fellowship we have come to believe that the future will involve the...

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