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August 28, 2008

This editorial appears in the September issue of Episcopal Life newspaper.

 

 

Every so often, in a discussion of the Episcopal Church's autonomy within the Anglican Communion, one hears the question: Why is this church involved with a leadership based in England? After all...

August 7, 2008

Making connections and forging relationships with Anglican bishops from around the world was a highlight of the just-concluded Lambeth Conference, said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in a live webcast on August 7.

Also appearing on the webcast from the Episcopal Church Center...

August 2, 2008

Much happens each day at the Lambeth Conference. In addition to Episcopal Life Media's other coverage, here's some of what else happened on August 2, the twelfth day of the conference. Bishops discuss fourth draft of conference's final reportThe group drafting the reflections document, expected...

August 2, 2008

Anglican bishops meeting at the Lambeth Conference on August 2 said there were passionate disagreements about aspects of a developing covenant designed to hold together churches with theological differences.

In addition, the bishops on the next-to-last day of the July 16-August 3 meeting...

August 1, 2008

The 2008 Lambeth Conference is the second of the decennial meetings to include female bishops and several of them said the welcome is warmer, but that they wish more consideration were given to women's issues.

Out of the 670 bishops attending, 18 are female, compared to 11 in 1998. The...

July 30, 2008

Bishops Leo Frade of Southeast Florida and Dean Wolfe of Kansas offer the following Daily Account for July 30 at the 2008 Lambeth Conference in Canterbury. The topic for today was The Bishop and Bible in Mission. We started with Eucharist presented by the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui. The primate...

July 29, 2008

They are everywhere on the University of Kent campus -- middle-aged to elderly men and women wearing gold sashes bearing the purple Lambeth Conference logo, ready to welcome visitors, give directions, answer questions.

Throughout the conference, which runs from July 16 to August 3, 300...

July 26, 2008

Halfway through the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops, the new discussion process called "indaba" is getting mixed reviews and participants said on July 26 that some groups are changing their agendas.

This conference -- the 14th since 1867 -- is the first to use the...

July 22, 2008

Anglican bishops meeting at the 2008 Lambeth Conference on July 22 shared views on Christian evangelism, in terms of its essential nature for the church and its sometimes-difficult global context.

The focus for the day was set the previous evening, when author and pastor Brian McLaren...

July 15, 2008

Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire said he is going to some events at the Lambeth Conference "not to protest in any way" his exclusion from the main part of the conference, but to "tell the story of God's work" in his life and "tell people that God is available to them." Robinson, the first...

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