Marriage Debate Erupts in Church of England as Bishops Campaign for Change

The Church of England’s long-running internal strife over the question of same-sex marriage has boiled over as a number of bishops made the choice to issue public statements following their most recent meeting. The bishops had met as part of the “Living in Love and Faith” process which appears to have satisfied very few of […]

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GAFCON Primates Council Communiqué: Welby’s Language “Disingenuous, if not Duplicitous”

The GAFCON Primates Council have issued a communiqué with very strong language challenging Welby’s statement over the appointment of the new Dean of Canterbury Cathedral, a man living in a same-sex relationship. They write, The announcement from the Archbishop of Canterbury distanced himself from this appointment, as it was the recommendation of a Selection Panel, requiring […]

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Nairobi Press Conference – Welby’s Compromised Leadership on Marriage

davidould.net has obtained video of the entire press conference held in Nairobi by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Kenyan Primate Jackson Ole Sapit. Welby’s performance is a clear display of what Anglican commentators have already called his “chameleon” nature. He will say one thing in one place then another in another, depending on who […]

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GAFCON affirms it will not attend or observe Lambeth

At an event hosted by GAFCON Australia today here in Sydney, Archbishop Foley Beach (Primate of the ACNA and now chair of the GAFCON Primates Council) reaffirmed that they will be turning down Archbishop of Canterbury’s invitation to attend the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Beach answered a query I asked directly in the Q&A session of […]

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New Head of Anglican Centre in Rome is denier of Jesus’ Resurrection

In a move that can only further raise concerns with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s leadership, the Anglican Centre in Rome (essentially, the “embassy” of the Anglican Communion to the Roman Catholic Church) have announced their new Interim Director: John Shepherd was previously Dean at Perth Cathedral for many years where he gained a reputation for […]

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Anglican Primates’ Meeting Abandons the Scottish Faithful

The Anglican Primates’ 2017 meeting which has just closed in Canterbury has ended with the issuing of a communiqué which has effectively abandoned those orthodox parishes who are now disenfranchised by the Scottish Episcopal Church’s change in marriage canons. The meeting, which began on Monday with the notable absence of a number of the GAFCON […]

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GAFCON Announce New Missionary Bishop for Europe

GAFCON have officially announced their intention to consecrate a missionary bishop for Europe at a press conference deliberately placed to juxtapose with the Scottish Episcopal Church’s vote to change the definition of marriage. The full statement, given by Archbishop Foley Beach of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), is available on the GAFCON website […]

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