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July 10, 2008

Bulletin inserts for July 27 and August 3 contain a set of two meditations on the "I am" verses of the Gospel of John, the same verses being studied by bishops and their spouses at the Lambeth Conference. The reflections were written by the Very Rev. Michael Battle, a Lambeth Conference...

July 9, 2008

Before the bishops of the Anglican Communion arrive in Canterbury for the 2008 Lambeth Conference, hundreds of them will enjoy a taste of another part of Britain. Through the "Hospitality Initiative," every bishop and spouse invited to the Lambeth Conference has also been invited to be the...

July 8, 2008

Comprehensive written and multimedia coverage of the 2008 Lambeth Conference and Spouses Conference will be provided by Episcopal Life Online throughout the July 16-August 3 gatherings in Canterbury, England. As more than 650 Anglican Communion bishops travel to southeast England for the once-a...

June 23, 2008

The faithful around the Anglican Communion have a unique opportunity for Bible study with their bishops during the upcoming 2008 Lambeth Conference of Bishops. "Signs on the Way" -- focusing on St. John's Gospel and complementing the Bible studies in which the bishops and their spouses will...

June 1, 2008

John Henry Hopkins was bishop of Vermont and presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church when he suggested in 1851 that a gathering of Anglican bishops would be useful, but nothing happened. Fifteen years later, the Canadian Anglican Church suggested the same thing to the archbishop of Canterbury...

October 29, 2007

Delegates to the 102nd annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah had a full weekend of activities and issues October 26-27.

At the opening Eucharist, they celebrated the New Jamestown Covenant and its rededication to recognition and reconciliation for all indigenous communities...

April 16, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, considered canceling the 2008 Lambeth Conference of the world's Anglican bishops due to the sexuality debates roiling the church, but decided against it.

"Yes, we've already been considering that and the answer is no. We've been looking...

June 4, 2005

Anglican Communion Environmental Network

At the Lambeth Conference in 1998, the bishops expressed a variety of concerns about the ethical implications of new technologies as well as global environmental problems. In 1999, the Anglican...

September 17, 2004

The Lambeth Conference of 1968 proposed the formation of an Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), the most comprehensive gathering of the Anglican Communion, representing the voice of the inner life of the provinces. It continued the responsibilities previously entrusted to the Lambeth...

February 7, 2004

The Lambeth Conference

The Lambeth Conference is a gathering of bishops, meeting every ten years under the presidency of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The first was held in 1867. Since 1988 the members of the Anglican Consultative Council have been invited to attend the Conference.

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