Primates' Meeting

Primates' Meeting

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January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Church of South Carolina] There have been reports from the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England, that have disturbed Episcopalians. These reports speak of actions such as “suspension” or “discipline” or other punitive measures, directed toward The Episcopal Church. I want to...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Western New York] On January 6th, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby asked people to pray for the upcoming Primates Meeting, which begins tomorrow, January 11th and continues through January 16th. On January 7th, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry issued a statement in...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of New York]Following this message you will find today’s communication from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, commenting on the decisions made yesterday by the Primates gathered in conference by the Archbishop of Canterbury to sanction the Episcopal Church.  Bishop Curry’s...

January 14, 2016

[Diocese of Washington] “And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”                                                       Ephesians 5:2

Dear Friends of the Diocese of Washington,

We are all still in the process of...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] Last September, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby called for a meeting of the Primates of the Anglican Communion to occur at Canterbury this week. The Primates of 38 Anglican provinces, including our own Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry, were...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire] In the wake of actions taken by the Primates of the Anglican Communion meeting together in Canterbury, England, I invite the Church of New Hampshire to view or read the powerful and inspired words of our Presiding Bishop, Michael B. Curry. I give God thanks...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of California] On the evening of Thursday, January 14, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, issued a statement concerning the actions of the 2016 Anglican Communion Primates meeting on his blog. The full text of the statement follows.

I’m one bishop...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The sky is not falling! You may have heard news reports the Episcopal Church has been sanctioned by the Anglican Communion. In truth it was the primates and presiding bishops from the 38 autonomous churches meeting in Canterbury that voted to suspend us from...

January 14, 2016

[Diocese of Western Massachusetts]

“Anglican Communion Suspends the Episcopal Church After Years of Gay Rights Debates” headline in the Washington Post

“Anglican Communion Suspends the Episcopal Church in the United States” news crawl on CNN

“Episcopal Church Suspended from...

January 13, 2016

A majority of Anglican primates Jan. 14 asked that the Episcopal Church, for a period of three years, “no longer represent us on ecumenical and interfaith bodies, should not be appointed or elected to an internal standing committee and that while participating in the internal bodies of the...

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