Justin Welby has sent invitations to his fellow Primates inviting them to gather in Canterbury in October
The Global North is experiencing massive social change in respect of human sexuality – not that the church simply follows that. The Global South – and in particular Sub-Saharan Africa – remains deeply conservative and is under pressure from the Islamisation of Africa. The legacy of colonialism makes measured and respectful dialogue very difficult. Different understandings of collegiality and leadership confuse expectations about how issues will be addressed.
The unanswered question is, ‘Who oversees the limits of Anglican diversity and what happens when those limits are crossed?’
says its “not a decision-making body”
“… the Communion is becoming a source of weakness as Churches which have rejected the truth as Anglicans have received it spread false teaching, yet continue to enjoy full communion with the Archbishop of Canterbury.” – Gafcon Chairman Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, Primate of Kenya
Archbishop invites Primates to Canterbury, says all options on the table for remaking the Communion