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Anglican Primates meet with King Abdullah in Jordan

“Archbishop Justin said it was ‘a great honour’ to be received in audience by King Abdullah. He explained that the Primates had been discussing the forthcoming Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops, and said: ‘We are looking at issues of climate change, very relevant here in the Jordan valley and around the shrinking Dead Sea. We are seeking to see how to support peace in this region, grateful for the examples of yourself and this Kingdom.'” – Anglican Communion News Service

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GAFCON Consecrates New Bishop for Its Work in New Zealand

Following the news this past May that the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans in New Zealand, a group affiliated with GAFCON, had elected the Rev. Jay Behan as its bishop, the group followed through by holding a consecration service for him at Centennial Chapel of St. Andrew’s School in Christchurch last weekend. The Rev. Bosco Peters, a priest in New Zealand, reported on his blog that,

The Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ACANZP) and […]

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Bishop Happenings

Today seems to be a heavy news day as far as Anglican bishops are concerned. There are three articles of note:

First, from ACNS: Over 500 Bishops from 39 Anglican Provinces Register

Organisers of next year’s Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops have announced that 502 bishops and 382 spouses have so far registered for the decennial event, with the numbers rising each day. Registrations to date come from 39 of the Anglican Communion’s 45 member Provinces and Extra Provincial Churches. […]

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Idowu-Fearon takes on “fake news”

The Most Revd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon had strong words for those who “militantly present falsehoods” about the Anglican Communion at the Standing Committee meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council.

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Potential new province of the Anglican Communion: a living example

ACNS reports steps are underway that would lead to a 40th province of the Anglican Communion:

Major steps were taken this weekend in the journey towards the creation of the 40th Province of the Anglican Communion, when two new bishops were created for the Diocese of Chile. The diocese is currently part of the province of the Anglican Church of South America, but is set to become its own autonomous Anglican Communion Province later this year. The […]

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Conference in Canada to focus on liturgical responses to disaster

The National Anglican and Lutheran Worship Conference in Canada, which will take place in July, is to center around the theme of responding to natural and manmade disasters. Organizers cite a lack of appropriate liturgical response and the rise in such disasters as the reasoning behind the theme. “There seems to be not a year that goes by that there isn’t some kind of devastating national disaster,” says the Very Rev. Ansley Tucker, Anglican co-chair of the conference and dean of Christ Church Cathedral […]

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Maintaining conversation across the Anglican Communion

A task force that was formed by the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2016 to maintain conversation and to restore relationships, rebuild mutual trust, heal the legacy of hurt and explore deep differences across the fractured Communion has announced plans for a Season of Repentance and Prayer next year.

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