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Primates Meeting 2016

Primates Meeting 2016

Primates Meet Today in Canterbury Prayers for Archbishop Justin Welby, the Anglican Communion, and the primates beginning their meeting today in Canterbury. The Archbishop of Canterbury has invited all 37 Primates to Canterbury to reflect and pray together concerning the future of the Anglican Communion. The gathering, to be held 11-16 January 2016, will be… Continue Reading

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Anglican Communion Homonym

Anglican Communion Homonym

Much in the news and in the blogosphere is the invitation of Anglican Primates by the Archbishop of Canterbury to meet in Canterbury 11-16 January 2016. Our thoughts and prayers are with this meeting and its preparation. Much of the response to this announcement is around “What is the Anglican Communion?” and “What is the… Continue Reading

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Filioque

Filioque

“Filioque” refers to the Latin, “and the Son”, added to the ecumenically agreed creed unilaterally in the West. Whatever your opinion about the inner workings of the Trinity – I see no reason to add words to the creed when reciting it. [Note this is not a discussion about Jesus giving us the Holy Spirit… Continue Reading

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GAFCON – true Anglican Communion?

GAFCON – true Anglican Communion?

GAFCON 2013 is over, and their Communique and Commitment is out. It may be premature to parse this document, but I will risk some early reflection and possible scenarios. The Anglican Communion has “instruments of communion” binding it together: primarily (and the only one, for example, formally recognised by my province) the Archbishop of Canterbury.… Continue Reading

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New or True Anglican Communion – BREAKING NEWS

New or True Anglican Communion – BREAKING NEWS

Bishop Phineas Angus Rody will not recognise the new “Anglican” North American Province. He thinks the founders of this province are bigoted and clearly prejudiced against homosexuals. “They regularly quote Leviticus 18:22 against homosexual activity, but they just pick and choose a verse out of context. Three verses earlier is a whole teaching for heterosexuals… Continue Reading

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