Primates' Meeting

Articles

January 31, 2004

There are an estimated 70 million members of the Anglican/Episcopal family in 38 self-governing Member Churches or Provinces in more than 160 countries. The Anglican Communion has developed in two stages. Following the first stage, which began in the 17th century in Britain, Anglicanism was...

November 30, 2003

Same-sex blessings, AIDS initiatives in Africa, and the needs of theological education across the Anglican Communion topped the list of concerns brought to the 2003 meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion, held May 19-26 in Gramado, Southern Brazil, and hosted by the Igreja Episcopal...

October 19, 2003

Anglicans and Episcopalians around the world are examining the statement from the October 15-16 meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion trying to determine whether the Anglican Communion is headed for a split-or a new way to live with its differences.

The statement was very...

October 17, 2003

I have just returned several hours ago from the meeting of the Primates in London. It was a difficult but very truthful meeting in which our understanding of one another¹s contexts and the burdens each one of us must bear were made abundantly clear. I have ever greater respect and affection for...

October 15, 2003

The primates of the Anglican Communion emerged October 16 from a closed two-day meeting at London's Lambeth Palace, headquarters of the archbishop of Canterbury, with a strong statement on what they perceive as threats to unity.

The special meeting was called by Archbishop of Canterbury...

October 14, 2003

Speaking just inside the gates of Lambeth Palace, where 37 primates of the Anglican Communion are meeting, the Most Reverend Robert (Robin) Eames, Archbishop of the Church of Ireland, said today that he is "optimistic that the Anglican Communion will emerge from this stronger than it has ever...

October 7, 2003

Many Episcopal churches are circling the dates of October 15-16 in red this year. That is the time set aside by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams for an emergency meeting of the 38 primates, or archbishops/presiding bishops, of the Anglican Communion at Lambeth Palace in London.

...

May 3, 2002

The spiritual leaders of 35 of the 38 provinces of the Anglican Communion met from April 10-17 at the new International Study Centre adjacent to Canterbury Cathedral in England. On his return to the U.S., Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold reflected on the latest Primates' Meeting in a...

March 23, 2001

March 23rd, 2001

Let me begin with a personal confession: I have always had what I like to think is an attitude of healthy skepticism about institutions, including the Church. To be sure, the Church is the risen body of Christ. However, few servants of the institution seem totally immune...

Pages