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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Global South Meeting Begins in Cairo

The latest meeting of the Global South has begun (with Archbishop Glenn Davies of Sydney in attendance). The following press release was issued: From October 3-8, All Saints Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt will host the sixth conference of the Anglican Global South. Over 100 delegates from 20 provinces will discuss the challenges facing the church […]

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Statement and Reaction from #Primates2016

The Primates gathering has released a statement a day early, as they respond to the reality of the large amount of news that’s been shared over the past 12 hours. Statement from Primates 2016 14 Jan 2016 Today the Primates agreed how they would walk together in the grace and love of Christ. This agreement acknowledges […]

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Day 3 of #Primates2016 – Crunch Time

As I write it is turning 10am in Canterbury and Day 3 (Wednesday) opens up. Morning prayer and Communion have passed with notable absences again. Give that Day 2 delivered what is now understood to be an unravelling of Welby’s attempt to pursue “reconciliation” through facilitated discussion groups it is pretty clear to observers that […]

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