Friday 29 January 2016

To the Laos - To the People of God: Tensions in the Communion?

Dear People of God 
Addressing a news conference in Canterbury.

Welcome to 2016! My focus in this letter is on the meeting of Primates from across the Anglican Communion which we held in the precincts of Canterbury Cathedral this month, and on the communiqué we issued afterwards, dealing with a number of issues but attracting most attention because of the differences among us over our teaching on matters of human sexuality.

Friday 15 January 2016

Communiqué from the Primates in Canterbury

Communiqué from the Primates

Walking Together in the Service of God in the World

The meeting of Anglican Primates, the senior bishops of the 38 Anglican Provinces, joined by the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of North America, took place in Canterbury between Monday 11 January and Friday 15 January at the invitation of Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The first morning was spent in prayer and fasting.

Thursday 14 January 2016

An appeal for prayer from Canterbury

From the meeting of Primates of the Anglican Communion:

I am still standing after just over three days of our meeting in Canterbury. I am well and am thankful for your prayers.

Thursday 7 January 2016

Archbishop on same-sex civil unions

Anglicans in other Provinces of the Communion sometimes display a tendency “to use African Christians as proxies in their own culture wars,” Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has said.

Global prayer for Primates Meeting

Archbishop Thabo will be one of those attending this meeting, together with other archbishops from across Africa and the Communion:

[Anglican Communion News Service] Christians around the world are praying for next week’s Primates Meeting taking place in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral.