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Sydney archbishop to assist in the consecration of Andy Lines

Archbishop Glenn Davies writes the decision to disregard his primate's advice and consecrate a missionary bishop for Britain was not taken lightly. 

 

Taz Bishop to assist in the consecration of GAFCON bishop for Scotland

The Rt. Rev. Richard Condie, Bishop of Tasmania, has written to the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia, stating his reasons for participating in the consecration of Andy Lines as the ACNA bishop for Europe

 

Perjury and fraud allegations raised against Bishop Jon Bruno

Bruno's "conduct is so suspicious that the Church Attorney now believes a forensic audit of the books of the Corp Sole is necessary" pleading states.

 

Police ransack Coptic social services center in Egypt

Police violence is green light for more offences by Jihadists against Christians, Coptic activist charges

 

Jayne Ozanne on 'Spiritual Abuse'

Claims that gays suffer spiritual abuse at the hands of traditional Christians fail to convince, Martin Davie writes

 

Welby is guilty of rank hypocrisy

Justin Welby has thrown George Carey to the wolves.

 

Lord Carey to step down as Hon. Assistant Bishop of Oxford

Former archbishop to step back from Oxford ministry in light of criticisms raised of his handling of the Peter Ball case

 

+Bruno Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

AS Haley looks at the latest in the Bruno affair, and what he finds is not pretty

 

Bishop describes African-Canadian dialogue as a model for whole Communion

The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Communion.

 

The myth of moderate Islam

Brother of expat murdered by Jihadists responds to the Bishop of Bangor

 

Church of England responds to report on the Bishop Peter Ball inquiry

A report on the sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading," the Archbishop of Canterbury said today. 

 

Welby responds to Finsbury Park mosque incident

The appalling attack on Muslims in Finsbury Park is an attack on us all

 

Ramadan fast for deacon to be

A Church in Wales deacon has spent the day prior to her ordination fasting at a mosque.

 

Vatican defends Anglican appointment to the Pontifical Academy for Life

Canon Nigel Biggar accused by traditionalists of holding views at odds with Catholic teaching on abortion

 

Bruno attempts secret sale of St James Newport Beach

Hearing panel issues emergency order forbidding sale of St James Newport Beach by Bishop Bruno

 

Court orders mediation in Sauls case

An Alabama judge has ordered the Episcopal Church and its former Chief Operating Officer Bishop Stacy Sauls to engage in state-mandated mediation.

 

Bishops statement on resignation of Liberal Democrat leader

Bishops of Carlisle and Penrith lament the resignation of Tim Farron MP as Leader of the Liberal Democrats

 

Ray Sutton installed as REC Presiding Bishop

ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach's comments on the installation of the Most Rev. Ray Sutton of the Reformed Episcopal Church.

 

Anglican appointment raises Catholic hackles

Traditionalist Catholics criticize appointment of Prof. Nigel Biggar to the Pontifical Academy for Life

 

Canterbury honors announced

Gay Rights Campaigner honored by Canterbury for "outstanding service to the church" 

 

Africa is now the epicenter of the Christian world, says Archbishop Okoh

"the era of European Christendom has passed and that in this 500th anniversary year of the Reformation, a new start is being made"

 

Essex parish votes of "no confidence" in bishops' leadership

Chelmsford parishes voice concern over bishops' "failure to teach sound doctrine".

 

Swedish midwife turns to Human Rights Court

Midwife Ellinor Grimmark files case in Strasbourg today seeking right ot conscientious objection to abortion for healthcare providers

 

Preventing Schism in the Church of England

"Is schism the biggest, or even the only, heresy in today's church?", askes James Oakley.

 

Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the British General Elections

yesterday’s election was a powerful and vivid testimony of our enduring faith in the values of peace, freedom and democracy

 

Bishop in Thoothukudi- Nazareth consecrated for South India

Samuel Devasahayam Ebenezer Clement has been consecrated as the new bishop of the Thoothukudi- Nazareth Diocese

 

London priest elected Bishop of Dunedin NZ

Dr Steven Benford is to be the next Bishop of Dunedin.

 

Scottish primus defends gay marriage vote

We of course also respect Resolution 1.10 of the Lambeth Conference of 1998. But it cannot be elevated into a binding statement of Communion policy.

 

GAFCON UK Statement on the appointment of bishop for Europe

The leadership of SEC has ... severed itself from Christian orthodoxy and from fellowship with most Anglicans worldwide.

 

SSWSH meeting with the Vatican

A group of representatives of The Society, led by the Bishops of Ebbsfleet, Fulham and Richborough, have held a seminar in Rome.

 

Massachusetts rector elected Bishop of Guatemala

The Rev. Silvestre Romero, Rector of St. Peter's-San Pedro Church in Salem, Mass., elected by diocesan synod on 27 May 2017

 

Church fears over Saudi-Qatari diplomatic spat

Bishop of Cyprus & the Gulf urges quick resolution to end the blockade of Qatar by the gulf states

 

Reform welcomes flying bishop appointment

Statement on the appointment of Andy Lines from the English conservative evangelical group

 

Gavin Ashenden reflects on the birth and near death of Christian culture

We have hardly yet even found the courage to acknowledge the truth about the problem, let alone find a solution- assuming we even want one.

 

Ad clerum letter from Foley Beach on the appointment of Andy Lines as bishop in Europe

Although we are the consecrating Province, this is a Gafcon initiative and their presence will demonstrate that this is a global event. 

 

Q&A on new ACNA bishop in Europe

Andy Lines to be flying bishop with a special mission for Europe ACNA FAC sheet reports

 

ACC Secretary-General responds to Scotland gay marriage vote

"This is a departure from the faith and teaching upheld by the overwhelming majority of Anglican provinces on the doctrine of marriage."

 

SEC changes Marriage Canon

The General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church today voted in favour of altering the church’s Canon on Marriage to remove the definition that marriage is between a man and a woman and add a new

 

Welby fiddles while the SEC burns

David Ould comments on the Archbishop of Canterbury's Scottish plans

 

Islam and Islamism: A study in truth telling

Gavin Ashenden asks how long political and church leaders can keep the lie going of peaceful Islam

 

Boko Haram child suicide bombers kill 9

Two children blew themselves uo near as refugee camp in northern Cameroon

 

Doctors deny treatment: a Christian worker dies

Muslim doctors refuse to treat unclean Christian during Ramadan

 

Paris climate withdrawal violates Christian faith

Western Massachusetts Bishop Douglas Fisher and other Mass clergy have issued a statement calling President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord a violation of "the values and vision that are basic to Christian faith" and "morally wrong."

 

Normalisation of underage sex is leaving children unprotected, says national family charity

152-page report examines the findings of serious case reviews of child sexual exploitation in several parts of England,
 

School chaplain guilty of abuse

Former priest "Howdie" White sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in Massachusetts

 

Archbishop Ntahoturi takes up post in Rome

Former Archbishop of Burundi meets with Pope Francis

 

GAFCON to appoint missionary bishop for Scotland

Statement by Gafcon on its plans to send a bishop to Scotland

 

Transgender rebaptism up for debate at General Synod

Synod to debate call for ban on conversion therapy and rebaptism of transgendered individuals

 

Statement by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on US withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

Despite this announcement, many U.S. businesses, states, cities, regions, nongovernmental organizations and faith bodies like the Episcopal Church can continue to take bold action to address the climate crisis. 

 

New USCIRF Report on Religious Minorities in Kurdistan

USCIRF recognizes the KRI’s religious freedoms as “comparatively robust” as opposed to its regional neighbors

 

Anglicans and Catholics Meet at Waffle House

 

In ecumenical discussions these aspects of Anglicanism are treated rather like the crazy aunt you have chained in the attic.

 

Anglicans and Roman Catholics agreed statement on ecclesiology

Statement from the seventh meeting of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission's third round of talks

 

Archbishop Makgoba's sermon at 500th anniversary celebration of the Reformation

A sermon delivered to a Festive Service celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation at the 36th German Protestant Kirchentag, at the Elbe Meadows, Wittenberg

 

Statement on Egypt massacre by the Archbishop in Jerusalem

The convoy which was on its way for peaceful pilgrimage for prayer and devotion was confronted with the evil of terrorism and horrors of death and destruction.

 

Ascension Day letter from the Archbishop in Jerusalem

We celebrate our church as a Communion that always strives to work for and live in the Truth as revealed in Scripture, that honours a tradition which has been passed down since the Apostles; and understands that God reveals himself day-by-day in our lives and the lives of those whom we serve.

 

Dr. Kunonga deserted by allies

Four key lieutenants seek separate trial from breakaway bishop

 

Welby responds to massacre of Egyptian pilgrims

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury following the terror attack in Egypt

 

Ugandan bishop detained after fatal road accident

Bishop George Erwau questioned over collision with a boda-boda that left a passenger dead

 

New Primate for Pakistan

Humphrey Peters of Peshawar elected moderator

 

Bishop challenges PM's claim that all is well

Bahamaian bishop urges voters to follow their conscience, not the party line, in voting

 

Vicar-General for Iran appointed

The Revd Dr Albert Walters appointed Vicar General for the Diocese of Iran for a six month period.

 

Bishop Parson's response to BC Bishops rejection of reconsideration

Letter of May 17, 2017 from Bishop David Parsons to Archbishop John Privett's rejection of reconsideration of Worley decision

 

Bishop of the Arctic denounces colleagues over rejection of Jake Worley

Charges of cant and hypocrisy have been leveled by Bishop David Parsons against the bishops of British Columbia and Yukon

 

Anglican Unscripted #290 - Will the ACNA fold over Orders?

The Holy Orders Task Force has completed a long investigation into a tough topic.... What's Next?

 

Canterbury concludes pilgrimage to Holy Land

Justin Welby concludes ten day visit to Jordan, Israel and Palestine

 

Concordat of communion between the ACNA and Church of Bangladesh

We ask the people of our provinces keep this relationship in their prayers, and invite you to be open to opportunities that the Holy Spirit may bring to join in united Christian witness and ministr

 

CHEXIT:- Staying, leaving or consecrating new bishops

Gavin Ashenden calls for a new Christian scaffolding for the church in England

 

#Pledge2Pray

Hundreds of thousands worldwide prepare to pray Thy Kingdom Come

 

Philippine bishop arrested in anti-terror sweep

IFI Bishop Carlo Morales arrested with Communist guerilla leader on Thursday in Mindanao

 

Worley election overturned in Canada

House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon registers objection to election of the Rev. Jacob Worley

 

ACNA Holy Orders Task Force Report

Report presented to the ACNA House of Bishops detailing the arguments and issues surrounding the ordination of women

 

Bishop of Costa Rica translated to Texas

Hector Monterroso to become assistant Bishop of Texas

 

New primate elected for the Philippines

Joel  Pachao elected 6th prime bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines.

 

Welsh bishop asks parish to rethink yoga ban

Bishop Joanna Penberthy has asked a parish to rethink its ban on allowing yoga classes in its parish hall

 

National Cathedral Dean Randy Hollerith Criticizes Executive Order Weakening the Johnson Amendment

In response to an executive order issued by President Donald Trump on Thursday, May 4, instructing the Treasury and the IRS not to enforce provisions in the Johnson Amendment regarding political ac

 

Mokiwa down, but not out

Tanzanian bishops affirm deposition of former archbishop Valentino Mokiwa, but decline to sign the minutes of the meeting making it "official"

 

“How on Earth do you forgive like this?”

Archbishop Mouneer Anis reflects on the persecution of Christians in Egypt

 

'Credible Bishops' paper

A discussion paper prepared for the 19-20 September 2016 ReNew Conference in Leeds

 

Cook denied parole

The former suffragan bishop of Maryland was denied early release from prison today for her seven year sentence for vehicular manslaughter.

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