Anglican Covenant

Anglican Covenant

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October 4, 2013

[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) has adopted the Anglican Communion Covenant.

Its Provincial Synod on Oct. 4 unanimously voted to ratify the decision taken at its previous meeting in 2010 to adopt the covenant. This completes the legal...

June 20, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, the Hong Kong Anglican Church, has adopted the Anglican Communion Covenant.

The province’s general secretary, the Rev. Peter Koon, wrote to the secretary general of the Anglican Communion, the Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon,...

November 4, 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams delivers his presidential address to the Anglican Consultative Council during Evening Prayer in Auckland Nov. 5 (local time) in St. Mary’s Church in the precincts of Holy Trinity Cathedral as the Rev. Robert McKay, right, an ACC chaplain, and ACC...

October 30, 2012

New Zealand Diocese of Christchurch Victoria Matthews and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams speak together Oct. 31 (local time) shortly after Matthews initiated the first formal discussion of the Anglican Covenant held during the Anglican Consultative Council’s 12-day meeting in...

August 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The world’s 80 million Anglicans are much more aware today than they were 10 years ago that they belong to a global communion, a realization that has led to a flourishing of international relationships between the Episcopal Church and other provinces, dioceses and...

July 11, 2012

[No Anglican Covenant] Two days ago, the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia rejected the Anglican Covenant.  Yesterday, the Episcopal Church voted to “decline to take a position on the Anglican Covenant,” and to continue to monitor the progress of the Covenant until...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] One of the “thorny issues” on General Convention’s agenda is the Anglican Covenant, a document that supporters say offers a way to bind Anglicans globally across cultural and theological differences.

For some, the sticking point is not so...

July 10, 2012

Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori engaged in a live Spanish-language interview with Episcopal Webradio. Photos/Edgard Giraldo

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed key points of the General Convention agenda July 9...

July 9, 2012

Connecticut Bishop Ian Douglas addresses the House of Bishops July 10 on two resolutions concerning Anglican Communion relationships and the Anglican Covenant. Photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Bishops concurred with the deputies July 10 to...

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] General Convention’s legislative committee on World Mission heard public testimony July 6 on eight resolutions regarding Anglican Communion relationships and the Anglican Covenant, a document that supporters say offers a way to bind Anglicans globally across...

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Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson and Exec