Anglican Covenant

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September 3, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson and Executive Council member Rosalie Simmonds Ballentine are calling on all Episcopal congregations to engage in discussion of the proposed Anglican Covenant at some time during the next two years.

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July 22, 2010

Like most votes, it was a straight yes or no. Would Albany's diocesan convention affirm the proposed Anglican Covenant or not?

We had come to this point, according to our diocesan leadership, partly because of Rowan Williams' suggestion that individual dioceses express their wishes to...

June 10, 2010

The 2010 General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has approved a resolution receiving the final text of the proposed Anglican Covenant. It also directs the Council of General Synod, after a period of consultation and study, to recommend whether or not it should be adopted at its next...

April 20, 2010

Saying "there are no quick solutions for the wounds of the body of Christ," Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has sent a video greeting to the participants attending the Fourth Anglican Global South to South Encounter, meeting April 19-23 in Singapore.

Williams uses his video...

January 13, 2010

The Canadian House of Bishops has approved a resolution recommending that the final text of the proposed Anglican Communion covenant be presented for consideration to the General Synod meeting in June. It stopped short, however, of recommending the adoption of the covenant, after some members...

December 18, 2009

The Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion, at the conclusion of its Dec. 15-18 meeting in London, released the revised text of section 4 of the proposed Anglican covenant, a set of principles intended to bind the Anglican Communion in light of recent disagreements over human sexuality...

December 17, 2009

All four sections of the proposed Anglican covenant were sent to the communion's 38 provinces for formal consideration on Dec. 18 after the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion approved a revised version of the document's text.

The Standing Committee had been presented with a...

September 11, 2009

The bishops of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa issued a statement saying that "there is still a deep desire among the bishops throughout the world to maintain the bonds of unity" and expressing their commitment to the Anglican Communion's exploration of a covenant.

The bishops'...

July 31, 2009

Reaction to the Archbishop of Canterbury's recent reflections on the actions of the Episcopal Church's recent General Convention have come from such diverse sources as advocacy groups, bloggers, breakaway Anglicans and the Vatican. The comments have ranged from support to disagreement, many...

July 10, 2009

The best thing that could happen to the proposed covenant for the Anglican Communion at this General Convention is nothing at all.

Though there undoubtedly will be strongly worded resolutions proposed from several quarters, the committee or committees handling these resolutions would do...

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